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We go downtown every Sunday to serve a meal. This is our open door to get to know people and begin the process of building relationships. Meet us at 2:30 pm on Sundays at the SMBC Student Building to join us and reach out to our city’s needy.

There are a number of ways individuals, groups, and classes can serve through Urban Purpose. You can provide a Sunday meal, donate clothes and furniture, and pack hygiene kits or snack bags. Contact us for more information about any of these opportunities.
From counseling to sponsoring people through drug and alcohol recovery to our post-recovery program, your donations allow us to continue to minister to the men and women we build relationships with. We are thankful for each and every donation and are committed to seeking the Lord's guidance in each financial decision we make.

We believe in the power of prayer and are thankful for everyone that prays for Urban Purpose. Please continue to lift everyone involved in the ministry up in prayer. For more specific prayer requests you can keep up with our blog and sign up for our email updates.
Click here to learn more about our four initiatives to build paths for the broken.
Our Sunday Meals are a great way for groups and classes to serve the needy here in our city.
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Urban Purpose | PO Box 660373 | Birmingham, AL 35226-0373 | Jim McFarland 205-296-2796 | Mark Jenkins 205-937-2870

Urban purpose is a registered 501C3.