HOLY WEEK

There are a number of opportunities for us to gather virtually in community this Holy Week and your presence with us will be a gift! We will begin Holy Week on Palm Sunday in Belmont UMC’s sanctuary via Facebook live, asking Belmonters to gather branches from around their homes to wave and sing “Hosanna!” Then we will walk through Holy …

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TIME TO SEW

Medical workers nationwide are scrambling for personal protective equipment to quell the spread of the novel coronavirus. If you can sew, you can help! Vanderbilt is looking for volunteers to sew scrub caps for medical workers. They have many volunteers sewing face mask covers, but there is also a huge need for scrub caps. Instructions and an easy pattern are …

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STATIONS OF THE CROSS

As a spiritual exercise during the Lenten season and Holy Week, persons of the Christian faith often walk the path that Christ walked on the day of his crucifixion, also known as the Way of the Cross. To depict the stations at Belmont UMC this year, a photography exhibit was created from contributions of Belmont members. This exhibit, planned to …

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REMOTE SACRED SPACE

Worshiping at home, as we attempt to keep ourselves and others safe, is a new experience for us. Participating in the weekend and midweek worship services keeps us connected with our church family and gives us spiritual strength. To prepare for and support your times of worship during quarantine, you may want to create a sacred space or home altar, …

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LENTEN FIELD GUIDE

The winter has been warm this year; perhaps you welcome this or perhaps this is disorienting. In any case, as the earth sleeps, we will soon enter the season of Lent. Lent looks pretty different for the diversity of folks who observe it. Some folks are more comfortable adding something to their routines/ lives to focus on God, while other …

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COVID19

The work of the church offices continues during this period of physical distancing. Thanks to the generosity of Belmonters, tithes and offerings continue to come in that need to be recorded and deposited, with more attention being given to processing the increase in online giving. Bills are still being paid. Payroll and benefits are being paid and managed, including for …

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EASTER EGG HUNT

While we will be canceling the Easter Egg Hunt that was to take place on April 4, we hope to adapt this event to a future date later this year. If you took eggs home to stuff, thank you! Please hold onto these for our later event. In the meantime, you could consider using them for an egg hunt within …

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TORNADO HELP

Let us be in prayer and service to the families and friends who lost their lives in the tornadoes, as well as for all who lost homes, businesses and churches.  In addition to our tornado relief food drive with HRC and special offering on Sunday, on Saturday, March 7,  nearly 100 people joined us at Belmont UMC as we offered …

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LENTEN OFFERING

You may make a check out to Belmont UMC with Lenten Offering in the for line, give online  or text BELMONT LENT to 73256 to give using your text messaging. Nearly every weekend, a five-bedroom house in the Nations neighborhood of Nashville hosts a community unlike most any you’ll encounter. It’s a community of families brought together by their desire …

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