Earlier this month, Birmingham Christian Family Magazine highlighted what First Priority is doing to continue to reach students with the Gospel amid schools being closed. We hope you’ll take a moment to check out the excerpt below. Also, if you need to get out to restock groceries you can find a print copy of the latest issue at most Birmingham area Publix, Piggly Wiggly and Fresh Market locations as well as the Food Land in Gardendale. Pick up one for yourself and one for your neighbor or friend!
For nearly 30 years, First Priority has been known in Greater Birmingham as on-campus Christian clubs that meet at hundreds of elementary, middle and high schools. Over the decades, hundreds of thousands of local students have been involved in First Priority clubs. So, when campuses closed for the remainder of the school year, it seemed as though First Priority’s influence would also end. Our staff looked at each other and asked, “What do we do?” Honestly, I first thought we would get an early start on training student and adult volunteers for next school year. But then something else happened. We began to hear from students and adult leaders and started seeing their posts on social media and hearing from the people who make First Priority happen on their campuses, especially high school seniors. They weren’t ready to let it go and call it a year. They knew they still had the opportunity to reach their classmates with the Good News of Jesus. First Priority staff and volunteers simultaneously began promoting and holding online trainings for middle and high school students so they could continue their weekly club meetings virtually. We have had a great response! Continue reading this article and many others on Birmingham Christian Family Magazine’s website HERE.
First Priority of Alabama
105 Vulcan Rd. Ste. 216
Homewood, Al 35209