LENTEN ZOOM GATHERING

On Thursday evenings at 7:00pm, join Pastor Paul (and occasional special guests) for an informal Lenten Zoom gathering. We will share experiences with the Lent in a Bag practices and reflections, wonder together, and be reminded we are not on this journey alone. These gatherings will last 30 minutes to 1 hour. Email Angie Slade for Zoom access info.

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ENNEAGRAM

Register online. Do you have interest in learning more about the deep wisdom of the Enneagram? Do you know your type (or number) but want to dig deeper? oN Saturday, February 27, Keller Hawkins will offer a virtual Enneagram Retreat from 9:00am-12:00pm. Keller is an Enneagram enthusiast and trainer, will explore the Enneagram as a tool to cultivate self-exploration, growth, …

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SCHOOL CLOTHES

Sunday, February 21, through next Sunday, February 28, the United Methodist Women (UMW) is collecting gently used school uniforms for some of our Golden Triangle students. A donation box has been set up in the Community Center’s pre-event area. Clothing items can be dropped off on weekends between the hours of 9:00am-2:00pm, and on weekdays from 9:00am-3:00pm. Items needed are: …

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LENTEN OFFERING

This year’s Lenten offering focus will be scholarships. A generous gift from a Belmont UMC member 30 years ago is connecting with a new vision for expanded post-secondary school scholarships just in time for the 2021 Lenten offering at Belmont UMC. Dozens of students have benefited from the Bowman Scholarship Fund, and now it will form the foundation for an …

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LENT

Download Through the Wilderness Lenten Journey – week 2 Download Through the Wilderness Lenten Journey – week 1 The irony isn’t lost on us that this Lent, we are continuing to fast from our normal way of doing things. A year of masks, social distancing, and forced innovation has left us tired and longing for redemption and freedom. These 40 …

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THROUGH THE WILDERNESS

Beginning February 21, join us via Facebook live on Sunday mornings at 8:15am and 10:30am for our Lent sermon series Through the Wilderness. February 21 Jesus comes off the high of the baptismal proclamation “you are my beloved” and the same Holy Spirit drives Jesus out for a hard 40 days facing devils. We have been and still are in …

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ONE BARNES SCHOLARSHIP

Click here to give online. The first Sunday in February is traditionally the date that Belmonters are invited to make a donation to the O.N.E./Barnes Scholarship Fund. For about 25 years, we have supported this outreach program to residents of Edgehill and their extended families. Your donation will assist in educational expenses, which will improve their employment opportunities. This program …

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BOOK DISCUSSION

Belmont UMC’s book discussion group will meet on Tuesdays, February 23 – March 9 at 6:00pm via Zoom. Pat Ward will facilitate. Selections have been chosen with Lent in mind and are by the distinguished Japanese Catholic author Shusaku Endo. The discussion will begin with the novel Silence, based on history in early century Japan and is a story of …

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STEVE BRYANT RETIREMENT

Click here to donate. Note: Any donations to this fund will go through The Upper Room, not the church, and Belmont UMC will not have records of these donations. Steve Bryant has announced his retirement from The Upper Room. You may know that Steve has led the Friendship Class for nearly 30 years, that he faithfully volunteers for Room in …

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RICHARDSON LENT STUDY

Are you looking for a resource to guide you through this season of Lent? Consider purchasing Beth Richardson’s new book, Walking in the Wilderness: Seeking God During Lent. Beginning Ash Wednesday, February 17, The Upper Room invites you to participate in an e-course designed to go along with this book. The study is open to everyone. For more information, click …

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