GENERAL CONFERENCE

General Conference will be held April 23 – May 3 in Charlotte, North Carolina and could be very significant for the United Methodist Church. News from General Conference: General Conference wrap-up video Church ends 52-year-old anti-gay stance Regionalization gets General Conference go-ahead General Conference resources: Click here for livestream coverage General Conference webpage General Conference Livestream The Road to General …

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“OPERATION RESTORATION” VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Click here to volunteer. Click here to register your child. We’re planning an exciting Vacation Bible School (VBS) experience at Belmont UMC! On Wednesday evenings, June 5, 12, and 26, join us from 5:00-7:00pm for Operation Restoration. Dinner will be included. At Operation Restoration, kids will explore the Bible and discover new ways to care for God’s creation and for …

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CONGRATULATIONS STEVE AND JAMES!

At the ESL Writes event on Thursday, April 18, the Dot Smith Service Award was presented to Steve Stroud and James Jimmerson. Dot Smith taught English as a Second Language at Belmont UMC for many years; she made everyone feel welcome. Steve and James were recognized for the ways they make students feel welcome. Each Thursday, Steve reads stories and …

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HONORING OUR ENCORE FAITH PARTNERS

During the month of May, we will be honoring our ENCORE Faith Partners with a bulletin board in the foyer. These are folks who cannot attend services in person due to health concerns, lack of transportation, or other personal reasons. We encourage members of the congregation to stop by the bulletin board and read the biographies of these 32 individuals …

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LENTEN OFFERING IS A RESOUNDING SUCCESS!

Thanks to everyone who contributed to this year’s Lenten Offering, which benefits the Give Ye Them to Eat (GYTTE) mission in Mexico. A generous anonymous donor, who is very passionate about GYTTE, matched the funds donated this year, allowing us to send $20,735 to GYTTE. These funds will help families build earthquake-proof straw and mud energy-efficient homes, wood stoves that …

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MARK HAGEWOOD ACCEPTS TWK CONFERENCE TREASURER POSITION

With mixed emotions, we share the news that Mark Hagewood, our Executive Director for Church Management, has accepted a new position as the Treasurer/Director of Administrative Services of the Tennessee-Western Kentucky Conference of the UMC. In his new position, Mark will oversee the finances and business operations of the annual conference. This will continue the ministry in church administration that …

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ALL CHURCH RETREAT

Belmont UMC’s All-Church Retreat (ACR) Committee is excited to announce that our 2024 theme will be “Join Our Storytelling Circle at Beersheba: Stories of Scripture, Faith and Life.” Our speaker will be Dr. Beth Ritter-Conn, Assistant Professor of Religion and Honors at Belmont University. Save October 18-20 for another beautiful All-Church Retreat! Dr. Ritter-Conn holds a Ph.D. in Systematic and …

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CSA OPPORTUNITY FOR BELMONTERS

Click here to sign up. Get ready for an incredible opportunity, Belmonters! Pastor Kate is thrilled to announce the return of our Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program this year. Imagine investing at the start of the growing season and receiving fresh, organic produce every week! This time, we’re teaming up with The Welcome Garden, nestled in Goodlettsville. Not only will …

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HERO COLLECTION

We are collecting international foods for the Homeless Education Resource Office (HERO) pantry. Metro Nashville Public Schools HERO pantry has proven to be a great success this school year and is expanding its reach this semester. Many families in Nashville who are temporarily in unstable housing and served by the HERO Program are new to our country. The HERO team …

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REMEMBERING THE FOX FAMILY

The Belmont UMC Trust Fund recently received a very generous gift from the estate of Jean and Craig Fox. Jean and Craig were very active and devoted Belmont UMC members; his parents, Herman and Ruth Fox, were also Belmonters. Craig served in the Korean War as an armored tank commander. He and Jean met at MTSU and were married for …

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