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Lunch to celebrate children's Sunday school and choir leaders

We have the most amazing children’s Sunday school and choir leaders.  On Sunday, April 27, at 12:00 p.m., the Children’s Ministry Team is hosting a lunch to celebrate and show our appreciation for them. We need your help to make this lunch as wonderful as they are!  Please click here to access the sign up list and join in the fun. For more information, contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

Senior adult news

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

"Celebrating the Ageless Spirit!" - May 2-4, 2014, Belmont UMC will host and be Celebrating the Ageless Spirit with other area Methodist churches. Our featured speaker will be Barbara Bruce of Rochester, NY. The weekend will be full of fun, inspiration, food, and more! Click here to learn more.

Wisdom and Grace conference - July 28-31, 2014, the Southeastern Jurisdictional Association of Older Adults proudly announces the “Festival of Wisdom and Grace” conference at Lake Junaluska, NC.  The 2014 theme is “Living Ordinary Time with eeee’s: enthusiasm, encouragement, engagement and empowerment”  The conference includes a daily Bible Study with Dr. Brady Whitehead, outstanding worship with Bishop Jonathan Holston and the Lake Junaluska Singers, musical entertainment by Keith Elder from North Alabama and five workshops.  Costs include an “early bird” registration fee of $75 and a housing package (all meals included) at either the Terrace Hotel, or Lambuth Inn on the campus from $189-$408,00 per person.  Scholarship funds are available to Belmont UMC senior adults.  For further information and registration please contact Jim and Starr Strickland.

Senior adults to visit Berry College in Rome, GA -  Belmont UMC’s senior adults will take an overnight trip to Rome, GA, and visit the 26,000 acre Berry College campus on October 7 and 8. Travel will be via a chartered Anchor Tours bus and accommodations will be at WinShape Retreat Center on the Berry College campus. Participants will tour Oak Hill (home of the school’s founder, Martha Berry), the Martha Berry Museum, the House O’Dreams, and the campus. One breakfast and one lunch meal will be included in the cost; one lunch and two dinners will be the responsibility of each participant. The approximate cost for this trip is $150 per person for double occupancy and $190 per person for single occupancy. Each room has one king-size bed. If you’re interest in going, contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for reservation information. Space is limited to 30 persons and the deadline for signing up and $50 per person deposit is April 20.  ***Only five spaces and three rooms remain available for the senior adult trip to Rome, GA, and Berry College October 7-8. The deadline for signing up is April 20.***

 

NEWS

Gratitude to Calvary United Methodist Church - Belmont UMC’s senior adults are grateful to Calvary UMC for allowing those who participate in adventure activities to park in their parking lot and as a place for bus pick-ups. Participants will be given an identification card to place on the dashboard of their car when parking at Calvary UMC. For trips and adventures, an additional small fee will be charged to cover extra transportation costs.  Senior adults are asked to indicate that they will be parking at Calvary UMC when signing-up for each event. For more information, contact Jim and Starr Strickland.

Belmonters delivering Meals-on-Wheels! Did you know that members of Belmont UMC deliver Meals-on-Wheels to people in need of good meals? If you are interested in being a driver for this special ministry, please contact Sally Wright at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 383-2100. Substitutes are also needed from time to time, and your name will be welcome on that list

 

 

Simplicity Sunday school class to offer new study

The Simplicity Sunday School class will begin a new study the first Sunday after Easter, April 27, and invites interested persons to join them. The class will read and discuss the book Jesus: The Human Face of God by Jay Parini.

If you would like to participate in this 8-week study, please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. so that a book can be ordered for you.  

The Simplicity class meets in room 223 and starts at 9:00 a.m. with centering prayer. Class discussion begins at 9:15 am. All are welcome.

   

Wednesday morning Bible study

Make plans to join the upcoming Wednesday morning Covenant Bible Study facilitated by Heather Harriss and Pam Hawkins. This first 8-week module, which meets from from 9:30 a.m.

Read more: Wednesday morning Bible study

 

2014 Belmont UMC Women's Event

Save the date! On Sunday, June 1, Belmont UMC will once again host its annual Women’s Event and all Belmont women are invited!

This year’s theme is “Embodying Christ in the Midst of ...” and our speaker is Tallu Quinn, Executive Director of the Nashville Food Project.  Lunch and the program will take place immediately following 10:30 a.m. worship in the Community Center on June 1 .and Childcare will be provided. Stay tuned for more details.

   

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