MINISTRY UPDATES

Over the next few weeks, we will share updates from various ministry areas.  From the June 7 newsletter: From Susan Fagan: This time of sheltering in place has provided opportunities. For one, we have found more ways to connect away from the church and, with the help of dedicated volunteers, have upgraded our audio and visual capabilities to deliver a …

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CONNECT GROUPS

During this time of virtual connection, we are creating an opportunity for folks to come together on Zoom after the 10:30am worship service ends. Much like joining in conversation with friends after church, we’ll gather in groups of six people for 30 minutes each Sunday after worship. Led by a group facilitator, there will be a structured format of questions …

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BOOK DISCUSSION

Belmont UMC’s Zoom book discussion group, led by Pat Ward, will continue to meet in the fall. Discussions will be devoted to two books by Marilynne Robinson, a novelist and essayist acclaimed for her wisdom and theological sensitivity. On Tuesday evenings September 15, 22, and 29, at 6:00pm, the group will discuss Gilead, the Pulitzer prize winning saga of Rev. …

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ATTENDANCE

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ESL STORIES

Level 2 class Stories written by the students in the Level 2 class at Belmont UMC’s English as a Second Language (ESL) school were written in the winter of 2020. The students’ teacher is Mary Jane Duke. The first drafts of many of these stories were written in the students’ first languages, and a special thank you goes to Peggy …

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HOW TO GIVE

Over the next few weeks, we will be highlighting the different ways to make financial gifts to the church. Find the way or ways that work best for you! How to give: Smartphone app Hopefully by now, you’ve learned how our Realm church software can help you connect with fellow church members. If you haven’t already, I encourage you to …

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DAILY PRAYER

Let us pray together each day at 4:00pm. One of our long time homebound members remarked, “Even though we are apart, it would be wonderful to know we were praying at the same time together each day.” Let’s join our hearts and minds in prayer each day at 4:00pm. If you would like to include our health care professionals in …

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BOWMAN SCHOLARSHIP

Bowman legacy continues with 2020 scholarships by Jane DuBose Thirty years ago, long-time Belmonter Emma Bowman passed away and made an extraordinary gift that has benefited several dozen young people over the years. Mrs. Bowman bequeathed a scholarship fund from the proceeds of the sale of her Green Hills home. This year, once again, applicants from Belmont UMC can apply …

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