CLASS OF 2020

As we transition to a new school year in youth ministry, we have a tradition of celebrating the past year together and lifting up our high school graduates one last time at our youth banquet. We invite you to join us in holding these amazing young people in prayer as they embark on new journeys. May they know wherever life …

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LABYRINTH

Walking the labyrinth is a form of prayer that invites us to into God’s love. Each Saturday, beginning August 1, a labyrinth will be set up in the Community Center and available for use from 9:00am-2:00pm. Entering the serpentine path of the labyrinth, you walk slowly while quieting your mind and focusing on a spiritual question or a prayer. In …

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19TH AMENDMENT

The 19th Amendment and Its Relevance 100 Years Later Almost 100 years ago, Nashville was at the center of a political firestorm. Tennessee’s General Assembly was about to vote on the 19th Amendment and the state was the last chance for ratification guaranteeing the right to vote for women. Belmont and Edgehill’s United Methodist Women (UMW) will be transporting us …

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AUGUST SERMON SERIES

“I won’t let you go” Stories of decision, grit, and perseverance August 2 “I won’t let you go.” Jacob wrestles with God. (Genesis 32:22-31) Heather Harriss preaching August 9 “Is the Lord really with us or not?” The People cry out. (Exodus 17:1-7) Darren Wright preaching August 16 “She keeps shouting.” A Cannanite Woman calls out to Jesus. (Matt 15:10-12, …

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BOWMAN SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

James and Emma Bowman joined Belmont UMC in 1926. After James’ passing in 1971, Emma established the J. G. Bowman Scholarship Fund in honor of him. The first scholarship was awarded in 1991 and has been changing lives ever since. Since its establishment, more than 60 scholarships have been awarded to Belmont UMC members seeking higher education. We’re pleased to …

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VOTING RIGHTS SERIES

Overcoming Voter Suppression in 2020 and Beyond Did you know that Tennessee ranks 45th among states in voter registration? Did you know Tennessee had the next-to-worst voter turnout among states for the 2016 presidential election? These are just two of the many insights you’ll learn Sunday in the last installment of the United Methodist Women’s series on voting rights. The …

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UMW 19TH

Since July is right around the corner and it’s the traditional time for the Belmont-Edgehill United Methodist Women (UMW) Summer Happening, we need to get the word out about some changes this year. With these unprecedented times, things will look very different. This year, Belmont and Edgehill UMW have re-imagined their traditional summer combined event. This is our 19th consecutive …

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ENCORE SERIES

Make plans to join us Wednesdays, July 15—August 19, via Zoom at 5:00pm for a new Encore Ministries series called Nurturing Mind, Body, and Spirit that will help us tend to our souls during this time of isolation and change. Upcoming programs: July 15 Maintaining a healthy outlook on life during times of isolation, led by Terrell McDaniel. July 22 …

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BUILDING AND STAFF ACCESS

Due to the mayor’s order that Nashville revert back to Phase 2, the church building will remain locked. Members wishing to meet with staff or access the building should make an appointment. For meetings with staff or clergy, contact the person you wish to meet with directly. Staff contact information is available here. For building access, contact Angie Slade. Before …

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