"In Business With God" Is Sunday's Topic At Brainerd UMC

Saturday, August 31, 2013

The Rev. Mark Davis will speak this Sunday at the 11 a.m. sanctuary service and also at a combined service at 9 a.m.in the Fellowship Hall at Brainerd United Methodist Church, 4315 Brainerd Road. His topic will be "In Business With God," with text from Matthew 5:8-9. 

This Wednesday, several new classes will begin at 6 p.m. The Rev. Mark Davis will teach the class, "Teach me To Pray," in McFerrin Chapel; Dr. Dennis Flaugher will teach "The Wesleyan Way," book $10, at 6 in the Fellowship Hall and again at 1 p.

m, Wednesday in the Asbury Room. Midwednesday Youth dinner and program, begin at 5:30 and the children's programming begins at 6.


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Corker Says Without Budget Reform, Washington Is “Laying A Huge Burden On Future Generations”

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Roy Exum: Vin Scully’s Last Time

It is said that the opening paragraph of my favorite ode to baseball should be the centerpiece for the canon of sports literature. It was written by former commissioner Bart Giamatti in "The Green Fields of the Mind,” a most marvelous essay to the last day of the regular season in the major leagues. “It breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in ... (click for more)