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Services Cancelled – COVID-19

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Family, Our elders have decided to cancel in person services on 11/22 and 11/29 in addition to our Wednesday gatherings during both weeks. Thank you for being so understanding and supportive. Nobody went to school for “what’s the best thing to do in pandemics and panics,” so we’re doing the best we can. The elders […]

Summer 2020 Adult Classes

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New Bible Classes for Adults begin this Sunday, July 5th at 9:30am. “The Gospel of Matthew” will be taught by Glenn Buffington in the auditorium. He’ll survey the highlights of this powerful gospel that connects Jesus to the work of God in the Old Testament. “The Five Love Languages” will be taught by the 3 […]

Plan to Resume Services May 17

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We are excited to get back to face-to-face meetings of the church! The elders have looked at the current guidelines from Governor Lee and have been in touch with our sister congregations to try to come up with a wise plan. Sunday morning worship assemblies will resume on May 17th. We will have our two […]

Sunday’s Virtual Church Stream

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Catch us live on facebook at Here’s a 5-minute preview of this Sunday’s service: Sunday Morning Service at 10:30am: “Coram Deo” Want to dig deeper into this morning’s Bible study? We’ve prepared a study tool for you to spend some more time applying these ideas. “Get Connected” Interview (Goes live at 6pm) This week’s […]

Ring in 2020 with New Bible Classes!

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Key Moments in Church HistoryAuditorium ClassJim Van Dyke and David Brogdon “Those who don’t know the past are doomed to repeat it,” according to the old saying. Too many of us have no clue about the amazing people and events that God has used in the history of his people, the church. In this study, […]

Fall Bible Classes Start Sunday! (10/6)

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Join us for Sunday School at 9:30am every week at Burns! There’s always a place for you! Urban Legends of the BibleAuditorium ClassTaught by Matthew Hiatt What the Bible says and what people think it says are often two very different ideas. In this class, we’ll look at some of the most common urban (rural?) […]

Proverbs Study Booklet

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Our Wednesday Classes are taking a topical look at the book of Proverbs through October of 2019. You can download our class booklet here: This isn’t a detailed study. It’s a suggestion of a theme to look for in Proverbs and some example verses taken from a commentary on Proverbs. Use other resources like a […]

Proverbs: God’s Wisdom for Living

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I love studying the book of Proverbs. Scripture connects to real, normal, everyday life. It speaks with refreshing honesty. Don’t you love these Proverbs? “As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.” (Proverbs 27:17) “A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.” (Proverbs 17:22) “Those who conceal their […]

Summer Classes at Burns

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Living Like Jesus (Auditorium Class) Glenn Buffington, Jeff Kuhns, and Stan Whitfield It sounds so simple to live like Jesus, but anyone who has tried it for any length of time knows that it isn’t so easy. In this class, we’ll focus on how Jesus told his followers to live and how we put that […]