Burks United Methodist Men Meet This Saturday

Friday, March 21, 2014

The Burks United Methodist Men, 6433 Hixson Pike, will be meeting this Saturday, at 8:30 a.m. in the church gym. Breakfast will be provided, with donations accepted. Pastor Rowland Buck will be speaking to us about commitment, after which we will introduce the Burks United Methodist Men's Resolution. 

Classic cars and their owners will gather at Burks Saturday, March 29 from 3-6 p.

m. and all are invited! Check out some beautiful cars, grab some hot dogs and drinks and enjoy a time of fellowship.

The Rev. Rowland Buck will continue his sermon series, "A Reason to Believe," this Sunday, with "A Reason to Believe Creation." The traditional service is at 9 a.m., free breakfast at 10 and at 11 modern worship and JAM kids worship.


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