CONNECTION 2020

February 27-29, Belmont UMC will host Connection 2020, a national gathering sponsored by the Reconciling Ministries Network (RMN). Approximately 200 people from United Methodist churches across the country will attend to mobilize individuals who want to reform and rebuild the UMC, train reconciling churches and communities to affirm LGBTQ people, and to strategize for the upcoming General Conference. In addition …

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FAITHFUL AND INCLUSIVE

Beginning Wednesday, February 5, join us for Faithful and Inclusive: The Bible, sexuality, and the United Methodist Church, a new six-week DVD/discussion series produced by Reverend Rob Fuquay, Senior Pastor of St. Luke’s UMC, in Indianapolis, IN, under the sponsorship of The Wilke Institute for Discipleship. This series allows participants to gain an understanding of how United Methodists can be …

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ST MEINRAD RETREAT

Saint Meinrad, a Benedictine commmunity in Indiana, offers wonderful retreats in a beautiful setting. Friday, March 27 – Sunday, March 29, join other Belmonters for “Living Monastic Values in Everyday Life,” a retreat led by Brother Martin Erspamer, OSB. To learn more or to register, visit their website. If you plan to attend, please let Heather Harriss know and indicate …

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PARTICIPATE IN WORSHIP

Make a new year’s resolution to participate in worship in 2020! There are many ways to participate: reading scripture, serving Communion, setting up and cleaning up. Heather Harriss is putting together worship schedules for 2020. If you’d like to participate, please contact her.

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RESIST HARM

Resist Harm is a United Methodist movement of faithful resistance to the anti-LGBTQ Traditional Plan. The Resist Harm Movement stands firmly within our Wesleyan tradition of the wideness of God’s grace in a broken world in need of Christ’s love. In light of the Traditional Plan passed by the Special General Conference 2019, we cannot remain silent and thereby complicit …

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Revolutionary Kingdom

Beginning, January 19, Belmont UMC will offer a seven-week study of Mike Slaughter’s new book, Revolutionary Kingdom: Following the Rebel Jesus. Mike Slaughter is an UMC Elder and the author of 17 books including Christmas is Not Your Birthday and Renegade Gospel: The Rebel Jesus. This newest book explores why we must exchange comfortable cultural worldviews and values for the …

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NAMED BELOVED

On Sunday mornings at 8:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., January 12—February 16, join us for our Named Beloved: Living our Baptism sermon series. Baptism is God’s gift offered to us without price. During this series, we will explore how God names us as beloved children through baptism. Each Sunday we will look at a different question within our liturgy with …

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