ALL SAINTS 2018

In worship on November 4, we will remember and give thanks for the lives of members of our congregation who have died during the past year. We celebrate their continued presence with us in the Communion of saints—the community of all persons united in Christ. We enter into the Communion of saints at baptism, and we recognize this fellowship of …

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NAVIGATING THE WAY FORWARD

Download the Way Forward Final Report. In February 2019, the United Methodist Church will hold a Special General Conference to act on a report from the Commission on a Way Forward to examine paragraphs in the Book of Discipline concerning human sexuality and ways to strengthen the unity of the church. Many of us are already praying and preparing for this …

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Room in the Inn

It’s time to sign up for Room in the Inn! Belmonters are already working hard to prepare for this year’s Room in the Inn winter shelter program. Please join us in providing comfort and warmth to our unhoused neighbors every Friday during the cold winter months, November-March. Sign-up on the sheet in the foyer or email Susan Utley or Nelda Schreiber …

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WELCOME MINISTRY

Do you remember your first experience of coming to Belmont United Methodist Church? Did someone invite you; did you come on your own? Were you greeted and guided to a class, a group, or worship; or did you have to find your own way? Why did you return? Belmont UMC is known to be a friendly and welcoming congregation, but …

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ONE HOPE MANY HANDS MANY STORIES

After speaking of the rich variety of individual expressions, Paul reminds us that we are “one body, with one spirit, one baptism, one faith, called into one hope. One Lord gives each one of us grace, so that we can help each other do ministry by serving and building each other up.” (Ephesians 3-4 adapted) We are a church with …

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JESUS, ______, AND HOPE

There is a deep longing for the bread of hope . . . even in the inevitable moments when all seems hopeless, people know without hope they really cannot live. Many continue to knock on the door of the church, even after the church has so bitterly disappointed them, because they know the bread of life is there. The church …

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GIVING THANKS LUNCH

On Sunday, November 18, at 11:30 a.m., join us in Parker Hall for the senior adult Giving Thanks lunch. There will be a delicious meal catered by Barley to Rise and a time to remember and give thanks. The cost is $5 per person plus a food item for Eakin Elementary School. Reservations are required. Call 615-383-0832 no later than …

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“REVERSE PARKING” IS COMING TO ACKLEN AVENUE

From Councilwoman Burkley Allen: You may have noticed that Acklen Avenue in Hillsboro Village has been graded in preparation for repaving and new road markings. As Public Works restripes the angled parking, they will be turning the direction of the angled parking from “back-out” to “back-in”. This is a much safer configuration that will provide the same amount of parking, …

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