BURT - Richard and Kimberly Speight will be at the Burt Community Center, 400 First St., at 7 p.m. Tuesday for an "Awakening of Love" gathering for the region.
The meeting is open to the public.
The Speights are known for a passion for Jesus, their heart for healing broken lives and their zeal for renewal of Christ's church. They have served in pastoral ministry for 32 years in Iowa and founded Come Rest Ministries in 2006.
Richard Speight has a master of divinity from the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary and a bachelor's degree from Creighton University. He retired from the United Methodist Church in 2006. Kimberly Speight has a bachelor's degree from the University of Dubuque. Their church affiliation is with River of Life in Cedar Rapids.
The purpose of Come Rest Ministries is to invite people to "come rest in Jesus" and to invite the Holy Spirit to rest upon people to advance the kingdom of God.
Their ministry is centered in Cedar Rapids, where they lead personal retreats and "Awakening of Love."