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Connecting with Compassion

At Burke, we recognize that we have been given the gift of compassion. God calls us to be compassionate in how we engage one another and ourselves. At Burke, we seek to offer ways to care with support, welcome, fellowship, and good health!

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Burke Community Trunk or Treat

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We're excited for our Trunk or Treat event coming up on October 31 from 3-5 pm! This event is open to the community - all are welcome and invited. No need to register ahead of time. Just put on your best costume and come ready to have a spooky good time! You can invite friends on Facebook by clicking here

Looking to Volunteer?

  • Nut-Free Candy Suggestions: click here

  • Volunteer on the day of the event: email Sandy

  • Donate candy: drop off at church in donation bins!

Current CARE Opportunities: 

In-Person Meetings:

Cards of Comfort, Wednesdays, 9:30AM -11:30AM

A creative group that meets weekly in Room 10 “The Workshop” to create handmade cards that are mailed to people on our prayer list. Join us any time! Please reach out to Kathy Nash for more information.

PrayerShawl, Wednesdays, 10AM-11:30AM

A knitting & crocheting group that meets weekly in Room 6 “The Well” to make prayers shawls that are used by our pastors and care teams when they visit. Join us any time!

BUM Runners & Walkers, Saturdays, 9AM

A drop-in opportunity to join a group of encouraging and supportive runners and walkers who gather and Burke UMC and carpool over to Burke Lake. Reach out to Robert Greenwood if you have questions!

United Methodist Men, 3rd Saturdays

The Burke United Methodist Men have begun meeting again in person with an option to Zoom in if you're more comfortable. You can join them any month! Reach out to Kevin Taylor for more information and to receive the Zoom link.

Meeting via Zoom:

DivorceCare, Wednesdays, 7-9PM

A friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. Don’t go through separation or divorce alone.

 

Register for the Zoom link by clicking here.

 

The Tribe, 2nd Thursdays, 7-9PM

A Place for Moms is a small group that meets in the homes of members for a time of friendship, conversation, and growth. Your kids can be any age (but you must arrange your own childcare). This is space for moms to join together child-free to build friendships and grow in faith!

 

Register for the ZOOM link by clicking here.

BOGSAT, Saturdays 7-8AM

(Bunch of Guys Sitting Around Talking)

A drop-in fellowship opportunity for men. For more info, contact Jim Hudson!

Register for the Zoom link by clicking here.

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Due to the pandemic, the following groups aren't currently meeting.

Check back to see when they'll resume meeting in the months to come! 

Yoga with Anna, Thursdays, 7-8PM

A drop-in opportunity to learn or practice yoga in an encouraging atmosphere. Wear loose clothing. Suggested donation: $5

Art Group, Fridays 10AM-Noon

A drop-in opportunity to gather with other artists and create. Bring your project and supplies!

Care Teams

People who assist the clergy with hospital, nursing home, and home visitation. Do you have a caring heart and a willingness to occasionally visit with someone? Training available! Contact Karen Evans.