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Birmingham business leader Doug Marshall named CEO of Presbyterian Home for Children

TALLADEGA – The Presbyterian Home for Children in Talladega, Alabama, has hired Doug Marshall as their new President and Chief Executive Officer. Marshall brings to the statewide nonprofit more than 30 years of experience in corporate and nonprofit leadership at large Birmingham firms, including Energen, Alagasco (which is now Spire) and Ernst & Young. He […]

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Ascension Leadership Academy Shakedown Winner

The annual Ascension Leadership Academy Shakedown is a competition that looks at a student’s character, body language, conversation skills and personal presentation. Round one was a meet and greet with Presbyterian Home staff members during a staff meeting. Students were asked to introduce themselves and initiate conversations with numerous adults. Round two was a table […]

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Hero of the Home

We had the honor of presenting the honorably retired Rev. Sid Burgess with a Hero of the Home plaque recently. With just a tiny bit of subterfuge created by Sid’s pastor at Edgewood Presbyterian we were able to lure Sid away from his interim position at Chapel in the Pines to present him with a […]

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Congratulations Ms. Keener!

The Presbyterian Home for Children and Hope Academy are proud to announce that our very own Ms. Elaine Keener was awarded Teacher of the Month for March 2016 by the Talladega Rotary Club. Ms. Keener has been teaching at Hope Academy for 5 years and teaching overall for 39 years. She was given a $100.00 […]

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Thank you!

Big Cove has made a difference!

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“He has risen! He is not here!”

5 As they entered the tomb, they saw a young man dressed in a white robe sitting on the right side, and they were alarmed. 6 “Don’t be alarmed,” he said. “You are looking for Jesus the Nazarene, who was crucified. He has risen! He is not here. See the place where they laid him. […]

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Happy Pi Day!

Yesterday, our Hope Academy students had a blast celebrating Pi Day! If you’re like me, you immediately think of the wonderful pies made in a kitchen. Actually, this day is a celebration of mathematics; specifically, Pi (π) which is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. Learning mathematical measurement can be daunting to […]

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Sing for joy in the Lord

We have a wonderful group of children on campus that love singing! We have children 1st through 6th grades in our children’s choir and they are excited about singing anywhere and everywhere. So far, we’ve been as far away as Spanish Fort, Alabama, and can sing up to 30 minutes for any given service or […]

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What a Weekend!

Every man shall give as he is able, according to the blessing of the LORD your God that he has given you.- Deuteronomy 16:17 We had an incredible weekend at the Presbyterian Home for Children, thanks to Stockton Presbyterian Church members Rhonda and Philip and John and his two awesome kids. We are in the […]

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Religion that is pure

Where do I even begin? Our Champion, James Hutcheson, and fellow church members from Grace Presbyterian Church (USA) in Madison, Alabama, are wonderful supporters of the Home! James has made it a point in recent months to hold a collection box in the narthex of the church each week for the Presbyterian Home for Children. […]

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