WREATHS AND POINSETTIAS

This pandemic year it is especially important that Belmont continues its Advent traditions. We will celebrate Hanging of the Greens on Sunday, November 29, by placing wreaths on our exterior doors. On Sundays December 6 and 13, poinsettias will be placed around the altar as usual, given in memory and honor of loved ones. The poinsettias will be delivered to …

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30 DAYS THANKFUL

Sociologist Brene Brown tells us that “there is no joy without gratitude.” She also says, “Practicing gratitude is how we acknowledge that there’s enough and that we’re enough.” During the month of November, Belmonters will have the opportunity to practice gratitude together through a program titled 30 Days Thankful. Each day during November, participants who sign up will receive an …

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WELCOME MICHAEL VAUGHN

Belmont UMC welcomes Michael Castellaw Vaughn to staff as our new Worship and Media Coordinator. Michael will be the point person for all live streaming activities. You can reach him at michael@belmontumc.org. Take a moment to welcome Michael to our staff! With a conversion experience not unlike that of Saul and a call story akin to that of Jonah, Michael …

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ALL SAINTS BELLS

Each year, we have the opportunity to add a bell to the bell banner in remembrance of dear family and friends who are no longer with us. During worship on All Saints Sunday, we hear the ringing of so many bells as the banner is carried in. We are reminded that though those whom we love are no longer with …

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COVID PRECAUTIONS

Need to access our building? Please follow the safety guidelines listed below. Want to complete the Covid Self-Assessment Form online? Click here. Members wishing to meet with staff or access the building should make an appointment. For meetings with staff or clergy, contact the person you wish to meet with directly. Staff contact information is available on our Staff webpage. …

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VOTER CHALLENGE

Belmont UMC’s Advocacy Ministries Team encourages everyone to vote this November in the national election. As part of Nashville Organized for Action and Hope’s (NOAH) voter challenge, we are striving for 100% registration and voting among all eligible members. We ask that you fill out a pledge form ensuring that you are registered and ready to vote in the November …

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RMN SERVICE

This Sunday, October 11, is National Coming Out Day: A day of holy celebration and recognition. Reconciling Ministries Network will host a service on Sunday at 8:00pm ET/5:00pm PT. The service will be live-streamed on Facebook and YouTube. This service will bring together laity and clergy in an experience of worship, music, testimony, Scripture, and more. Come join us virtually …

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ALIVE

Alive to make a Difference Ingrained Prayers, October 11 Costly Worship, October 18 Relentless Ethics, October 25 Remembering and Becoming, November 1 October 11 – Prescriptive prayers and practices (Psalm 23, Philippians 4:1-9)  Paul affirms Euodia and Syntyche as coworkers while acknowledging their conflict and calling for peace. For prayer is not a magical panaceaic to bring otherworldly peace but …

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ENCORE SERIES

Beginning October 7, join us for Encore Ministries’ Fall Series, Wednesdays at 6:00pm via Zoom. October 7 and 14 Racism and Our Faith, presented by Rev. Jerome King Del Pino October 21 Internet and Phone Scams, presented by Angie Slade and Mark Hagewood October 28 Estate Planning and Wills, presented by Rev. Phil Jamieson November 4 Finding God in Classic Movies, …

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COMMUNION

All are invited to join us for our next outdoor Communion service at on Sunday, October 25, at 5:00pm. We will lift up our hearts and share in the cup of our Lord. This Communion service will conclude our We Are Still the Church stewardship campaign and begin turning our hearts toward All Saints, linking the connection between God’s people …

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