CHRISTMAS CONCERT

Christmas is a time for love and peace. On Wednesday, December 18, at 6:00 p.m. in the sanctuary, Amanda Dembiec will be presenting her annual Christmas concert, “Love Came Down at Christmas.” She has 10 new personal piano arrangements of traditional carols. Some are funny. Some are poignant. All are meant to help enrich your holiday season. So take an …

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FEAST OF LIGHTS

On Sunday, December 15, at 6:00 p.m., the story of Christ’s birth will be presented in word and song at Belmont UMC’s annual lessons and carols service, the Feast of Lights. This service, an Advent tradition at Belmont UMC for decades, will feature readings of the Advent story and music of the season presented by choir members of all ages …

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CHRISTMAS MIRACLE OFFERING

Proceeds from the Christmas Miracle Offering will help to fund the OTN navigator for Nashville’s west side. The salary for the staff member, Susan Adcock, is collectively funded by other United Methodist churches in Nashville. Susan helps people experiencing homelessness to navigate social services and move from the streets into permanent housing. Consider that the minimum wage has remained at …

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CONSTRUCTION WORK

Belmont UMC’s Properties Committee has been busy evaluating and accessing the safety of our campus. One of the projects to improve safety is to update the fire doors leading from the foyer to Thomasson Hall and the sanctuary. This project is set to begin tomorrow, Monday, November 18, and is expected to last 2-3 weeks. Contractors will begin with the …

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WONDROUS MYSTERY

This Advent season, open yourself to the mystery of Christ’s love. Join a discussion group to read together The Wondrous Mystery: An Upper Room Advent Reader. There are several discussion group meeting time options: one group will meet on Wednesdays November 20, and December 4, 11, and 18 at 4:00 p.m. in room 122. Another group will be offered Thursday …

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FEAST OF LIGHTS

On Sunday, December 15, at 6:00 p.m., the story of Christ’s birth will be presented in word and song at Belmont UMC’s annual lessons and carols service, the Feast of Lights. This service, an Advent tradition at Belmont UMC for decades, will feature readings of the Advent story and music of the season presented by choir members of all ages …

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BELMONT PEACEMAKERS

Beginning this Wednesday, November 20, join us at 6:00 p.m. in room 124 for a three-week journey through Advent’s mainstay themes of love, hope, peace, and joy. Along with other Belmont peacemakers, we’ll look at what these themes look like on the ground and, in Advent where we wait for the One who is coming but not here yet, examine …

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WREATHS AND POINSETTIAS

Order a lovely Frazier Fir wreath (there are only a few left!) or poinsettia today or next Sunday, November 24, in the Iris Room as a thoughtful way to honor or remember loved ones. Wreaths ($20 each) are used to adorn Belmont UMC’s doors during Advent. The deadline to order wreaths is Monday, November 25. Poinsettias ($10 each) will be …

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