Hearts for Helping Others

Hearts for Helping Others Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, a day that focuses around nice meals, flowers and candy.  For our food insecure neighbors in need, however, it’s just another day of making tough choices between paying rent or filling empty...

Have you heard of the Souper Bowl?

Did you know during Super Bowl 50, young people and groups across the country raised over 10 million in cash and resources for charities through Souper Bowl of Caring? This national movement is transforming the weekend of the Big Game into the nation’s largest...

Seven Year Old Asks for Donations Instead of Gifts

For Haven Ledford’s 7th Birthday, she decided to ask for something out of the ordinary for gifts.  Instead of asking for the traditional gifts, she wanted to collect items for the homeless.  With her parents and family support, Haven brought it a carload of...

BUCM Executive Director Named

The Burke United Christian Ministries Board of Directors has announced the selection of David Burleson, Ed.D. as its new executive director.   Burleson will fill the position previously held by Jill King, who announced her resignation earlier this year to return to...

Senior Projects

It is a joy to work with High School Seniors on their Senior Project with Burke County Public Schools.  We have had a couple finish up  in the past month. Mally collected items for the homeless population.  She collected over 30 pounds of items.  Thank you to Mally...