Lay Leader David Akins will speak at Brainerd United Methodist Church, 4315 Brainerd Road, on Sunday on "Man Made Religion," with text from Mark 7:1-8; 14-15. Services in the sanctuary are at 9 and 11 a.m., with the praise service at 11 a.m. in the fellowship hall led by Jimmy Goddard.
The senior pastor, Dr. Dennis Flaugher, will begin an adult Bible study on Wednsday nights on the gospel of Luke this fall, beginning Wenesday.
There will be a dinner/auction on Saturday, Sept. 8, at 5:30 p.
m. with both live and silent auctions to benefit the Brainerd UMC Preschool. Tickets are $15 per family.