Brainerd UMC Commissions Stephen Ministers This Sunday

Friday, February 21, 2014
Brainerd United Methodist Church, 4315 Brainerd Road, will commission Patti Giles, Kim Ellis and Frances Habecker as Stephen Ministers this Sunday. Following the 10:45 service there will be a reception luncheon to honor their commitment. At the end there will be a 10 to 15 minute presentation about the Stephen Ministry.
 
The 6 p.m. Bible study this Wednesday will be on the books of Colossians and Philemon.

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