"Stirring The Pot" Will Be Topic For Covenant Presbyterian Men

Thursday, May 8, 2014

The Men's Ministry at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 8451 East Brainerd Road, will meet for breakfast Saturday at 8:30 a.m.  Brian Salter will be speaking on "Stirring the Pot."

Church youth will host a car wash Saturday, May 17, at Cornerstone Bank on Gunbarrel Road.  The car wash starts at 12:30 p.m. While free, all money received will help pay for summer trips.

Music Camp will be June 23-27 for kids from kindergarten through rising fifth graders for a week of music, drama, crafts, Bible and fun.

Cost is $25. Contact the church office to register.




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