Burks United Methodist Men Meet Feb. 8

Saturday, February 1, 2014

The Burks United Methodist Men, 6433 Hixson Pike, will be meeting Saturday, Feb. 8, at 8:30 a.m. in the gym.  Their purpose is to "provide the resources and environment men need to Connect People with Christ, His Church, and His Purpose for our Lives."  

Breakfast is free, and should be done by 10:30 a.m. This is an opportunity to get more involved with the church and community.  Come see where they are going in 2014 and beyond.  

The guest speaker for the meeting will be Chris Ackerson, the executive director of the Chattanooga Men's Ministry Network. He will be speaking about becoming better leaders and disciples for the hurch and community.  

The Men's Ministry Network has two events coming up in the near future. In March there will be a workshop called No Man Left Behind Essentials and in April they will sponsor a local conference called Iron Sharpens Iron.


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