CHRISTMAS STOCKINGS

Christmas stockings for Grundy County return! After a year off due to Covid restrictions, we are happy to be filling stockings again for children in the Beersheba Springs community in Grundy County. If you would like to fill a stocking for a young child to be given out at their Christmas party, stockings will be available in the foyer on …

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MUSICIANS NEEDED

For Advent this year, we will read Keep Watch With Me by Claire Brown and Michael McRay. Weekly videos will be created for Belmont UMC to accompany daily readings in the book. Pastor Kate is looking for 4-5 Belmont musicians to record O Come O Come Emmanuel on their instrument of choice. This recording would be included in the weekly …

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CHILDREN’S COMMUNION

Next Sunday, November 14, make plans to join us for outdoor children’s Communion at 9:00am. Children and parents are invited to the tent in the greenspace area for a brief Communion service that will end around 9:20am. Children’s choirs will sing and ring chimes. We realize parents may not yet be comfortable bringing children into the sanctuary, so we will …

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LGBTQIA GROUP

After church on Sunday, November 7, Belmont’s LGBTQIA group will gather in Eric Patton’s backyard for a time of fellowship. If you would like to attend or become involved in the LGBTQIA group, contact Pastor Kate.

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ALL SAINTS BELLS

As early as the 4th century, days were set aside to commemorate and remember all of the saints. On Sunday, November 7, during the 8:00am and 10:30am worship services, we will remember and grieve the loved ones we have lost this year. Beginning Sunday, October 31, we invite you to tie bells onto the railings outside the sanctuary (on the …

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ONE BARNES SCHOLARSHIP UPDATE

The O.N.E./Barnes Scholarship program that Belmont UMC has supported for more than 20 years continues its work to assist Edgehill residents seeking post high school job training and degrees. This year, approximately $2600 in gifts was donated to the fund, even without a formal Communion offering emphasis. One of our students graduated from UT Chattanooga and plans to become a …

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Room in the Inn

Room in the Inn (RITI) will resume at Belmont UMC in November. Once again, we will welcome 12 homeless guests on Friday nights during the colder months, providing a warm and safe place to rest. Every effort is being made to promote the safety of all involved. Nashville actually has a high Covid vaccine rate among the homeless, and our …

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LETTING GO

… of your one thing …  embracing mystery … of negative voices … and finding new ways On Sunday mornings, today through October 31, join us at 8:00am and 10:30am for our Letting Go sermon series. You are welcome to join us for worship in person or via Facebook live. October 10 – Letting Go of Your One Thing (Mark …

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ANTHEM PREMIERE

In January 2020, a piece of music was commissioned by Belmont UMC’s Music Ministry in honor of Gayle Sullivan’s 30th anniversary at Belmont. Philip Stopford was commissioned to compose the anthem and the text for the selection was chosen by Gayle in consultation with additional music leaders. The anthem was completed and delivered to us in January of 2021. Now …

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