HOMEWORK BUDDIES

Help children with homework in Antioch, East Nashville, or Madison! Project Transformation is looking for caring volunteers to offer one-on-one homework and reading tutoring. They ask volunteers to consider committing to one day per week. (September-May, Monday-Thursday, 4:00-5:15pm). Volunteer locations are Antioch UMC, Trinity Community Commons (East Nashville), or Matthews Memorial UMC (Madison). All volunteers are background checked and participate …

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FALL SERMON SERIES

Our fall sermon series, A Field Guide for Traveling Through Creation: Creative Living in a Consumer World, has begun! Sunday, October 20 – Spiritual orienteering – Re-experiencing the sacred story in our own encounters with the holy. The Bible begins with two different stories of creation including mythic trees and a talking snake. The Bible included 4 gospels, 66 books, …

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MEALS ON WHEELS

For many years, Belmont UMC has been involved in delivering route E for Meal on Wheels(MOW) and Fifty-forward. Because of the over 25 volunteers, route E, which is in the Hillsboro-Belmont area, seniors are served a warm meal every day of the week. The seniors not only enjoy good, healthy food, but the personal delivery allows the volunteer to check …

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ALL-CHURCH RETREAT

Registration for the 41st annual All-Church Retreat, October 11-13, at Beersheba Springs Assembly is now open! Sign up online by clicking here. The theme will be Finding Abundant Communities in Unexpected Places and will be led by Michael Mather.  The cost is $160 for persons 18 and older, $40 for ages 12-17, and children 11 and under come free. Registration …

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WDS CHANGES

This past week, the resignations of Jean Voorhees, EnaShea Kohler, and Laura Hamilton at the Belmont Weekday School (WDS) came as a sad and unwanted surprise to us all. Like you, our clergy and lay leaders were caught off guard by the resignations of these gifted and caring WDS leaders. We all hold the welfare, nurture and education of the …

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PRAYER BY KATE FIELDS 2

Oh God, deep in our bones, we know that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor rulers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, nor height, nor depth, nor anything else in all of creation, will be able to separate us from Your love. But God, what do we do in the wake of mass shootings? What about …

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COFFEE WITH CLERGY

Would you like to know more about being a member at Belmont United Methodist Church? If so, plan to attend Coffee with Clergy on Sunday, October 13, at 9:30 a.m. in the Iris Room. Have coffee and chat with Pastors Paul Purdue and Heather Harriss to learn more about connecting with Belmont UMC.

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YOUNG ADULT NEWS

Young adult gatherings begin September 8! Join us on Sunday, September 8, as we begin our Becoming Together series. We will look at change, growth, intersections, and identities through the year. Two class times are planned. The first will be Sunday mornings 9:15–10:15 a.m. and the second is Sunday evenings 5:00-6:00 p.m.. Childcare is available during the Sunday morning class …

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PRAYER BY KATE FIELDS

For your mercy is round and it is borderless. In this mercy, Lord, hear our prayer. Amen. Written by Rev. Kate Fields

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HOMEPLACE LADIES

Come hang out with the Homeplace ladies! Belmont UMC’s dear friends, Ruby Truette and Jennifer Pettit, are not able to get out of the house as often as they would like. They miss their church, they miss making new friends, and they miss YOU! Consider visiting the ladies in their home to participate in art projects, baking, or just swinging …

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