FALL NEWS

With John Atteberry’s melody and words committed to their hearts and minds, our Chapel Choir (grades 3 – 6) called out from the balcony: “Think of these things, these glorious, marvelous, miraculous, astonishing, bewildering, exceptional, fabulous, incredible, phenomenal, remarkable, staggering, spectacular, wonderful things that God can do with me!” With Bishop Lyght’s words about Africa University, 11 confirmands starting their …

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ASSISTANCE NEEDED IN GOLDEN TRIANGLE SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS

A volunteer is needed to help with the 7th-12th grade Golden Triangle Sunday school. The class, which meets in room 301 from 9:15 a.m.-10:15 a.m., usually consists of 10 participants, mostly boys. We study scripture or hymns that students illustrate with art or in making altars. Help is also needed periodically to help them learn to sing hymns. If interested, …

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BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS

Our pets bring us great joy and love. On October 6, join us as we offer our thanks to God for all of the amazing creatures of the earth and to give particular thanks for the pet you love most dearly. We’ll offer a simple blessing for each animal and have a lot of fun bringing our pets to church. …

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DO SOME EARLY HOLIDAY SHOPPING!

Our sister United Methodist Women (UMW) group at Belle Meade UMC is hosting an Appalachian Craft Fair in its Fellowship Hall (121 Davidson Rd.) on Saturday, September 29, from 9:00am-2:00pm in cooperation with Red Bird Mission, a UMC mission begun in 1921 which provides schooling, housing improvement, and aid in selling crafts to about 100 artisans within an 80-mile radius. …

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WAY FORWARD LISTENING SESSIONS

Beginning in October, the Tennessee Conference delegation will host multiple Listening Sessions this Fall to hear from you as they prepare to attend the Special Session of General Conference in St. Louis on February 23-26, 2019. All of these listening sessions with members of our General Conference Delegation are open to everyone and will take place on Sundays from 3:00-5:00 …

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CONNECT TO BELMONT THROUGH REALM!

Our sister United Methodist Women (UMW) group at Belle Meade UMC is hosting an Appalachian Craft Fair in its Fellowship Hall (121 Davidson Rd.) on Saturday, September 29, from 9:00am-2:00pm in cooperation with Red Bird Mission, a UMC mission begun in 1921 which provides schooling, housing improvement, and aid in selling crafts to about 100 artisans within an 80-mile radius. …

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BELMONT UMC GIVING FOCUS IN SEPTEMBER IS MEXICO AND MALAWI

Beginning in October, the Tennessee Conference delegation will host multiple Listening Sessions this Fall to hear from you as they prepare to attend the Special Session of General Conference in St. Louis on February 23-26, 2019. All of these listening sessions with members of our General Conference Delegation are open to everyone and will take place on Sundays from 3:00-5:00 …

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WALKING THE LABYRINTH WITH KELLER HAWKINS

On Wednesday, September 12, join us at 6:00 p.m. for a special program presented by Belmonter Keller Hawkins. In honor of Belmont UMC’s significant role in Keller’s life, the Hawkins family has donated a labyrinth to the church. On Wednesday, Keller will present a program on walking the labyrinth as a spiritual practice.  This gift is given in honor of …

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PLEDGE

We are a church with many serving hands, many empowering stories, animated by a common hope. Please be in daily prayer about your financial support of God’s work through Belmont UMC. Let us be people empowered by the Holy Spirit to offer hope to others! There are many ways to give. Click here to learn more. Scroll past the graph …

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STANDING IN SOLIDARITY WITH IMMIGRANTS AND REFUGEES

At its August 26 meeting, Belmont UMC’s Administrative Board unanimously endorsed a Resolution declaring that this Church and this congregation stand in solidarity with immigrants and refugees. The Resolution begins by citing Old and New Testament scriptures, the Methodist Book ofDiscipline, the writings of our Bishop, Belmont’s own mission statements, Belmont’s proud history of nurturing immigrants and refugees, and the …

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