Who We Are

We are a community of men who live life together, encouraging one another to know, love and serve Jesus Christ in our homes, our church, and in our workplaces. We do this through corporate Worship Gatherings, Community Gatherings, and Small Groups.


What We Do

Corporate Worship Gatherings

One of our values as a church is gathering corporately for worship. Although the COVID-19 Pandemic has changed what our gatherings currently look like, we still gather in-person every Sunday at 8:00am, 9:30am, and 11:00am to worship Christ together.

Community Gatherings

Each Fall and Spring, we have a men’s community group that meets for 12 weeks on Friday mornings for a brief time of study in the Word, prayer, table discussion, and fellowship.

Periodically, we also have other community gatherings such as men’s breakfasts, serve days, and retreats that provide opportunities for friendship, discipleship, and equipping specifically for men in the areas of biblical manhood, the workplace, being a godly husband, and fatherhood.  

Small Groups

Ultimately, our goal is to help you find a small group because we believe this is where real relationships and life change happen. In a small group, you will develop relationships with other believers as you spend time together, study the Bible, pray for one another, and share meals together. You can search our current small groups using our small group finder.


How to Connect

The best way to stay up-to-date on all that is happening in our Men’s Ministry is to follow and like us on social media by using any of the icons below.


Staff

John Butterfield

John Butterfield

Local Disciple-Making Pastor
Nathan Farrow

Nathan Farrow

Singles 20s/30s Minister
Jeff Kunard

Jeff Kunard

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	<strong>About Me: </strong>I'm married to Janet, and we have two children, Shanna and Grant. We've lived in Birmingham since 2012 and have loved every minute of it. I really enjoy history, sports (Roll Tide!!), traveling with family, and checking off items on my bucket list, which seems to continually grow.
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	<strong>On Staff & Member Of Brook Hills Since:</strong> August 2012
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		"My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they will never perish, and no one will snatch them out of my hand. My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all, and no one is able to snatch them out of the Father's hand. I and the Father are One." – John 10:27-30 
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	<strong>Interesting Fact:</strong> I have participated in the Main Street Parade in Disneyland and Disney World. I have met two Apollo astronauts and have sat in the cockpit of Neil Armstrong's glider. I have spent the night on a battleship and an aircraft carrier.
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	<strong>About Me: </strong>I was born in Selma, have lived in five states, but consider Birmingham home. My wife, Rachel, and I have been married since 2015 and we have a daughter named Lila and a soon-to-be born son named Elijah. I enjoy woodworking, landscaping, and playing basketball or disc golf in my free time. I also love road tripping with my family and making them relive the 90s via Spotify playlists.
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