MOVING FORWARD

Dear Belmont Friends, As the General Conference of the United Methodist Church was concluding, our executive committee gathered Tuesday night at Belmont to begin discerning how to respond to the actions taken in Saint Louis.  Although we are still reviewing the full implications of what transpired, we believe that the Traditional Plan is incompatible with Belmont’s mission, our Welcoming Statement …

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MEET YOUR DEACONS

From the 2/24/19 Belmont News newsletter: As a Deacon in the United Methodist Church, I serve beyond the local church. My appointment is to a senior living community. Although my job titles of Billing Coordinator and Staffing Coordinator don’t appear to have opportunities to live out my calling, opportunities reveal themselves daily. The health care industry is a high turnover …

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WELCOME MINISTRY

Do you remember your first experience of coming to Belmont United Methodist Church? Did someone invite you; did you come on your own? Were you greeted and guided to a class, a group, or worship; or did you have to find your own way? Why did you return? Belmont UMC is known to be a friendly and welcoming congregation, but …

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“REVERSE PARKING” IS COMING TO ACKLEN AVENUE

From Councilwoman Burkley Allen: You may have noticed that Acklen Avenue in Hillsboro Village has been graded in preparation for repaving and new road markings. As Public Works restripes the angled parking, they will be turning the direction of the angled parking from “back-out” to “back-in”. This is a much safer configuration that will provide the same amount of parking, …

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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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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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GIVE ONLINE!

Want to support the ministries of Belmont UMC, but don’t carry cash or checks to church on Sundays? We have you covered! You can make a one-time or recurring donation through the giving page on our website, through our new app, Realm Connect, or by texting BELMONT to 73256. You now have the option for donating a little extra to …

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WITH YOUR SAFETY IN MIND

On July 1, your gifts to the Benevolence Fund will be a witness of God’s love to our brothers and sisters in Christ who are homeless or who struggle to meet their financial needs. Each month the Benevolence Fund provides: one-ride and all-day bus passes, water and snacks for homeless lunches, gas for a person’s car, and Kroger gift cards …

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EXPRESSIONS OF HOPE MINISTRY

Belmont UMC’S 40th All-Church Retreat will take place September 28, 29, and 30 at Beersheba Springs Assembly. The focus of our learning will be “Growing in Love of God and Neighbor Through Listening.” Every Sunday in worship we are reminded, “Belmont UMC is a community of Christ-followers growing in the love of God and neighbor.” How will we grow active …

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