New Pianist At Burks United Methodist Welcomed With Concert

Friday, January 25, 2013

The Rev. Rowland Buck will continue his sermon series on Livin' the Life on Sunday, with "Believing Gives Life," with John 3:10-17 as text. Services are at 9 and 11 a.m., with Sunday School at 10 a.m. 

At 3 p.m. on Sunday, in the sanctuary, the Music Ministry will have a concert of praise to welcome the new pianist, Roy Treiye. A reception will follow, sponsored by the church chancel choir.

At 6 p.m. on Sunday, the new Beth Moore Bible study, "Lessons From the Pages of Deuteronomy"  will begin six-weeks of DVD sessions with Listening  Guides, available for $10.

The meeting will be in the Alpha and Omega room.


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3 More People Shot In Latest Wave Of Chattanooga Gang Violence; 16-Year-Old Girl Killed

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Obamacare Repeal: Broken Promises By A President, A Party, And Its Politicians

It was March 23, 2010.  One of the most contentious political battles in recent American history was over. President Obama had just signed into law his signature legislation: the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. House Republicans immediately introduced legislation to repeal Obamacare, and over the next six years, Republicans would introduce more than ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Two Catchers & ‘Shaq’

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