HOMEWORK BUDDIES

Help children with homework in Antioch, East Nashville, or Madison! Project Transformation is looking for caring volunteers to offer one-on-one homework and reading tutoring. They ask volunteers to consider committing to one day per week. (September-May, Monday-Thursday, 4:00-5:15pm). Volunteer locations are Antioch UMC, Trinity Community Commons (East Nashville), or Matthews Memorial UMC (Madison). All volunteers are background checked and participate …

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WOMEN’S RETREAT

On October 4 and 5, women are invited to a special retreat to reclaiming their wholistic health and well-being. The cost is $175 and will include lunch on Saturday, snacks, prayer beads for the prayer beads workshop, and a copy of the book Quiet Spaces. Click here for registration and schedule information. Retreat leaders will include Marie King and Linda …

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HAVING NOTHING POSSESSING EVERYTHING

In preparation for the All-Church Retreat, we invite you to come to a three-week discussion of Mike Mather’s book, Having Everything, Possessing Nothing. Rev. Mather will be our speaker for the All-Church Retreat and we’ll jump into this book early in order to center ourselves for the retreat. Join us on Wednesdays September 18,  25, and October 2 at 6:00pm …

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LEARNING TO WALK IN THE DARK

Darkness is shorthand for anything that scares us. In her book, Learning to Walk in the Dark, author Barbara Brown Taylor guides us through a spirituality of the nighttime, teaching us to find God even in darkness and giving us a way to let darkness teach us what we need to know. On Wednesday, September 11, join us at 6:00 …

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FALL SERMON SERIES

Our fall sermon series, A Field Guide for Traveling Through Creation: Creative Living in a Consumer World, has begun! Sunday, September 22 – Chaos to creation: Finding our way back to God’s camp for a seventy-seventh second chance. The Bible begins: “When God began to create . . .” and God’s creative work continues still today. We call this sanctification. …

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MEALS ON WHEELS

For many years, Belmont UMC has been involved in delivering route E for Meal on Wheels(MOW) and Fifty-forward. Because of the over 25 volunteers, route E, which is in the Hillsboro-Belmont area, seniors are served a warm meal every day of the week. The seniors not only enjoy good, healthy food, but the personal delivery allows the volunteer to check …

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ALL-CHURCH RETREAT

Registration for the 41st annual All-Church Retreat, October 11-13, at Beersheba Springs Assembly is now open! Sign up online by clicking here. The theme will be Finding Abundant Communities in Unexpected Places and will be led by Michael Mather.  The cost is $160 for persons 18 and older, $40 for ages 12-17, and children 11 and under come free. Registration …

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WDS CHANGES

This past week, the resignations of Jean Voorhees, EnaShea Kohler, and Laura Hamilton at the Belmont Weekday School (WDS) came as a sad and unwanted surprise to us all. Like you, our clergy and lay leaders were caught off guard by the resignations of these gifted and caring WDS leaders. We all hold the welfare, nurture and education of the …

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BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS

On Saturday, October 5, you are warmly invited to join us at 10:00am for our annual Blessing of the Animals! All pets (dogs, cats, horses, goldfish, hamsters, chickens, iguanas, parrots, etc.) are welcome, as long as they won’t eat someone else’s! You are also welcome to bring a photo of your pet if they are unable to accompany you. This …

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KINDERGARTEN PRAYER FRIENDS

On Sunday, September 29, we will recognize our Kindergartners and their Prayer Friends! If you would like to have your Kindergartner paired with a Prayer Friend, email Pastor Kate by September 15. Also, if your child is not a Kindergartner, but he/she/they did not receive a Prayer Friend or is in need of a Prayer Friend, please email Pastor Kate. …

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