Fine Arts Academy

Church Staff Spotlight: Denise Burcham, Director of The Fine Arts Academy

  The Fine Arts Academy is a community service, outreach and partnering program of our church.  The success of the Academy depends on connecting each student with the right instructor at a place and time that works for everyone. As Director of the Academy, Denise Burcham recruits and manages instructors, oversees fee payment, manages scheduling … Continue reading


For Love of Neighbor: Ismaili Eid Appreciation Tea

On Monday, June 18, 2018, Rev. Bart McNiel attended an Eid Appreciation Tea at the Ismaili Jamatkhana Center in Decatur by invitation of Smoke Rise friends and neighbors in the Ismaili Muslim Community. The event was held in honor of community first responders, including representatives from Dekalb County police, fire and emergency medical services. Members of … Continue reading