BRIDGE MINISTRY OF BURTON, TEXAS

Our mission is to build a bridge between racial, cultural, educational, and economic divisions within the community.

 

Upcoming Events

 

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This month, Burton Bridge Ministry is tackling hunger with the Souper Bowl of Caring challenge. Working together as a class, church, team or troop, please collect cans of soup for the Client Choice Pantry at 601 N. Main in Burton. Favorites include chicken noodle soup, as well as any of the cream-based varieties. They’re also asking for new socks for all ages: men, women, girls, boys and infants. For more information, visit tacklehunger.org. Thank you!

 

Look for special savings during the Manager’s Choice Sale at The Corner Shoppe, January 26-28. Shop and save Thursdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 307 N. Brazos. Visit https://www.facebook.com/burtoncornershoppe for photos and details on each week’s sale.

 

The menu for the January 27th Senior Fellowship and Meal features sour cream chicken enchiladas and Mexican corn, with On Deck doing the catering. The doors open at 10 a.m., Bingo is at 11 a.m., and lunch is served at noon at St. John's United Church of Christ, 516 N. Colorado. Thank you to the volunteers from Zion Lutheran Church for helping out with this week’s meal.

 

What’s your personal style? Whether you’re classic, business casual, streetwear, retro, vintage, minimalist or athleisure, now’s the time to upgrade your look at The Corner Shoppe. During the week of February 2-4, save 50% on all clothes and jewelry. Shop and save Thursdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 307 N. Brazos.

 

On Deck Restaurant is handling the catering for the February 3rd Senior Fellowship and Meal, with hearty helpings of lasagna, salad and garlic bread. The doors open at 10 a.m., Bingo is at 11 a.m., and lunch is served at noon at St. John's United Church of Christ, 516 N. Colorado. Thank you to the volunteers from Greenvine Emmanuel Lutheran Churchfor helping out with this week’s meal.

 

Find the perfect gift for your sweetheart at The Corner Shoppe, February 9-11, where all Valentine’s Day items are marked down 50%. Also on sale this week are shoes and purses, so this is the best time for mixing, matching and adding to your accessory wardrobe. Shop and save Thursdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 307 N. Brazos.

 

The 55+ crowd gathers each Friday for Burton Bridge Ministry’s Senior Fellowship & Meal. The doors open at 10 a.m., Bingo is at 11 a.m., and lunch is served at noon at St. John's United Church of Christ, 516 N. Colorado. The menu for the February 10th event features meatloaf, mashed potatoes, green beans and those oh-so-yummy Rhodes dinner rolls. Thank you to the volunteers from St. Paul Lutheran Church of Rehburg for helping out with this week’s meal.

 

It’s a crafter’s wonderland over at The Corner Shoppe, where all crafting supplies, fabrics, and crochet threads are half price during the week of February 16-18. Glassware also is on sale, so stock up on bar ware, shot glasses, souvenir mugs and tumblers. Shop and save Thursdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 307 N. Brazos.

 

Don’t miss the special program for senior citizens on Friday, February 17 at 11:30 a.m., with valuable information about navigating care in nursing homes. Find answers to your questions about how to select a nursing home, how to secure placement, how to pay for care, and managing problems during a stay. The special guest speaker is Angela Allison, M.A., from the Brazos Valley Area Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program. Come early for fellowship at 10 a.m. and Bingo at 11 a.m., and consider staying after for a noon-time lunch ($4).

 

Everybody loves “fried chicken day” during Burton Bridge Ministry’s Senior Fellowship and Meal. Brookshire Bros. is well-known for its crispy, tasty fried chicken, and it’s on the menu February 17, along with potato salad and mixed vegetables. The doors open at 10 a.m., Bingo is at 11 a.m., a free seminar on nursing homes is at 11:30 a.m., and lunch is served at noon at St. John's United Church of Christ, 516 N. Colorado. Thank you to the volunteers from Greenvine Baptist Church for helping out with this week’s meal.

 

Freshen up your guest room or Airbnb this week at The Corner Shoppe, when decorative pillows and linens are all 50% off, February 23-25. Also on sale this week are children’s toys, so let the little ones break open their piggy banks for a tiny tot spending spree. Shop and save Thursdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 307 N. Brazos.

 

The 55+ crowd gathers each Friday for Burton Bridge Ministry’s Senior Fellowship & Meal. The doors open at 10 a.m., Bingo is at 11 a.m., and lunch is served at noon at St. John's United Church of Christ, 516 N. Colorado. The menu for the February 24th gathering features White Horse Tavern’s Chicken Divan, served with buttered corn and bread. Thank you to the volunteers from St. John’s United Church of Christ for helping out with this week’s meal.

 

Mark your calendars for the next Bridge Summer Day Camp, July 31-August 4, with another action-packed adventure at Greenvine Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Greenvine Baptist Church, and Lutherhill LaGrange Facilities. Your children will grow closer to God as they experience His love through games, crafts, service projects, worship, song, STEM activities and more. Visit burtonbridgeministry.org.