HOLIDAY MISSION FUNDRAISER

The UMW Holiday Mission Fundraiser is happening NOW! Download the UMW Holiday Mission Fundraiser Order Form 2020 Belmont UMC’s United Methodist Women (UMW) are holding their mission sale this year in late September through early October. Yes, this is the one – the one where you fill a pantry shelf and stock up on holiday gifts for friends, family, teachers, …

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TALENT SHOW

No 2020 church retreat but the talent show cannot be stopped! Join us on Sunday, October 11, at 3:00pm for socially distanced fun in the church parking lot. Wear a mask, bring a chair, and watch Belmont UMC’s wonderful, hilarious and budding talent. Have a talent you want to share? Sign up here.

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REACHING OUT IN LOVE

Belmont UMC has been hugely blessed by our ministry with the ladies of Homeplace. Ruby and Jennifer are making the most of these difficult days in isolation, but they would love to hear from you. Please consider sending a card to them (1318 Acklen Avenue, Nashville, 37212). A note from their church family would mean a lot. You might also …

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PLEDGE

This year’s campaign reminds us that We Are Still the Church, and we still depend on the generous support of each and every Belmonter. Our video for October 18 shares stories from Belmonters who have been touched by the ministries of Belmont UMC. In addition to this week’s video, be sure to watch our “I pledge because . . .” …

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BOOK DISCUSSION

On Tuesdays October 20 and 27 at 6:00pm, Belmont UMC’s book discussion group will meet to discuss Marilynne Robinson’s new novel, Jack. This book is about interracial love in 1950’s St. Louis and in Memphis, and is part of four works by Robinson relating to the people of the town of Gilead. If you have read either Gilead or Home, …

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WELCOME EMILY BOWLAND

We are pleased to announce that Emily Bowland will be joining the staff as our new part-time bookkeeper beginning Monday, September 21. In this new role, Emily will be handling church giving, pledging, accounts payable, and other day-to-day financial tasks. Emily has attended Belmont UMC since 2004 and is looking forward to joining the staff. You may recognize her as …

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VOTE

Belmont UMC’s Advocacy Ministries Team encourages everyone to vote this November in the national election. As part of Nashville Organized for Action and Hope’s (NOAH) voter challenge, we will be distributing a virtual pledge card to the congregation in the coming weeks to strive for 100% registration and voting among all eligible members. We ask that you make a personal …

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BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS

On Saturday, October 3, you are warmly invited to join us at 10:00am for our annual Blessing of the Animals. This year we will be gathering via Zoom, so maybe the cats can attend. All pets (dogs, cats, horses, cows, goldfish, hamsters, chickens, iguanas, parrots, etc.) are welcome. If your pet isn’t able to come to the screen, bring a …

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ROBBIE JONES 30 YEARS

Belmont UMC celebrates Robbie Jones as she completes 30 years of dedicated service as our faithful and skilled organist. During this long tenure, Robbie has provided solo musical offerings for worship as well as accompanied the Sanctuary Choir for rehearsals, retreats, worship services, and for special choral concerts and services. Robbie has endeared herself to the Belmont Community with her …

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UNEXPECTED

Infinite forgiveness Rearranging Grace Anonymous Faithfulness Diverse Unity September 13 – Infinite Forgiveness: 70 X 7. (Matthew 18:21-22 and Romans 14:1-13) Matthew 18:21 Then Peter came and said to him, “Lord, if another member of the church sins against me, how often should I forgive? As many as seven times?” Jesus said to him, “Not seven times, but, I tell you, …

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