“REVERSE PARKING” IS COMING TO ACKLEN AVENUE

From Councilwoman Burkley Allen: You may have noticed that Acklen Avenue in Hillsboro Village has been graded in preparation for repaving and new road markings. As Public Works restripes the angled parking, they will be turning the direction of the angled parking from “back-out” to “back-in”. This is a much safer configuration that will provide the same amount of parking, …

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HABITAT BUILD WILL BENEFIT IMMIGRANT FAMILY

Belmonters have a chance to make a difference in the lives of a Nashville couple who fled civil wars in Somalia some 15 years ago. A Habitat for Humanity build on October 13 will benefit Hassan Mohamed and his wife Fadumo Abdurahaman who separately fled their native country and arrived in the United States from 2003-2005. The couple has five …

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FALL NEWS

With John Atteberry’s melody and words committed to their hearts and minds, our Chapel Choir (grades 3 – 6) called out from the balcony: “Think of these things, these glorious, marvelous, miraculous, astonishing, bewildering, exceptional, fabulous, incredible, phenomenal, remarkable, staggering, spectacular, wonderful things that God can do with me!” With Bishop Lyght’s words about Africa University, 11 confirmands starting their …

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ASSISTANCE NEEDED IN GOLDEN TRIANGLE SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS

A volunteer is needed to help with the 7th-12th grade Golden Triangle Sunday school. The class, which meets in room 301 from 9:15 a.m.-10:15 a.m., usually consists of 10 participants, mostly boys. We study scripture or hymns that students illustrate with art or in making altars. Help is also needed periodically to help them learn to sing hymns. If interested, …

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BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS

Our pets bring us great joy and love. On October 6, join us as we offer our thanks to God for all of the amazing creatures of the earth and to give particular thanks for the pet you love most dearly. We’ll offer a simple blessing for each animal and have a lot of fun bringing our pets to church. …

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DO SOME EARLY HOLIDAY SHOPPING!

Our sister United Methodist Women (UMW) group at Belle Meade UMC is hosting an Appalachian Craft Fair in its Fellowship Hall (121 Davidson Rd.) on Saturday, September 29, from 9:00am-2:00pm in cooperation with Red Bird Mission, a UMC mission begun in 1921 which provides schooling, housing improvement, and aid in selling crafts to about 100 artisans within an 80-mile radius. …

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WAY FORWARD LISTENING SESSIONS

Beginning in October, the Tennessee Conference delegation will host multiple Listening Sessions this Fall to hear from you as they prepare to attend the Special Session of General Conference in St. Louis on February 23-26, 2019. All of these listening sessions with members of our General Conference Delegation are open to everyone and will take place on Sundays from 3:00-5:00 …

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CONNECT TO BELMONT THROUGH REALM!

Our sister United Methodist Women (UMW) group at Belle Meade UMC is hosting an Appalachian Craft Fair in its Fellowship Hall (121 Davidson Rd.) on Saturday, September 29, from 9:00am-2:00pm in cooperation with Red Bird Mission, a UMC mission begun in 1921 which provides schooling, housing improvement, and aid in selling crafts to about 100 artisans within an 80-mile radius. …

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BELMONT UMC GIVING FOCUS IN SEPTEMBER IS MEXICO AND MALAWI

Beginning in October, the Tennessee Conference delegation will host multiple Listening Sessions this Fall to hear from you as they prepare to attend the Special Session of General Conference in St. Louis on February 23-26, 2019. All of these listening sessions with members of our General Conference Delegation are open to everyone and will take place on Sundays from 3:00-5:00 …

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WALKING THE LABYRINTH WITH KELLER HAWKINS

On Wednesday, September 12, join us at 6:00 p.m. for a special program presented by Belmonter Keller Hawkins. In honor of Belmont UMC’s significant role in Keller’s life, the Hawkins family has donated a labyrinth to the church. On Wednesday, Keller will present a program on walking the labyrinth as a spiritual practice.  This gift is given in honor of …

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