Share The Love Dance Party At Burks United Methodist

Friday, February 8, 2013

An Ash Wednesday service will be held Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Burks United Methodist Church, 6433 Hixson Pike, with dinner at 5 p.m.

A Share the Love Dance Party will begin at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16, with music and fellowship. The cost is a $5 donation for the Soddy Daisy Food Bank. Childcare will be provided.

Disciple's Path, a membership class led by the Rev. Rowland Buck, will begin on Sunday, Feb. 17, at 5 p.m. For information contact rowland@burks.org or 423 842-4219.


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