BLESSED ARE THE PEACEMAKERS

On Thursday, March 14, all are invited to hear Rev. Dr. W. Craig Gilliam speak about healing and peace in your church, community, and family at Franklin First UMC. Registration begins at 9:00am. The program will start at 9:30am and conclude at 2:15pm. Cost for the conference is $15 and includes lunch. Click here to register. If you have questions regarding …

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RIEGER SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS

On two Sunday mornings, May 5 and 12, Dr. Joerg Rieger will speak on the subject of “Why still bother with Methodism and Christianity?” during the Sunday school hour. For centuries, Christianity was embodied in the ways of life of the many rather than just the few: Jesus preached good news to the poor and liberation for the oppressed and …

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Eakin Food Drive

More than 30 percent of the children who attend Eakin Elementary, just a few blocks from Belmont UMC, live at or below the poverty line. Teachers there have created a food pantry to help address this need. They slip granola bars into backpacks and distribute groceries to families throughout the school year, on snow days and during the summer. Belmont …

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UPCOMING MUSICAL EVENTS

In addition to unique offerings from our choirs and instrumentalists every Sunday morning, there are many exciting music events coming up at Belmont UMC and we don’t want you to miss out! Save the dates for these events: Sunday, Feb. 17 – Guest choir SONUS in worship, at 8:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., in the chapel and sanctuary. Sunday, April …

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AWAKE

Keep awake, stand firm in your faith, be courageous, be strong. Let all that you do be done in love. (1 Corinthians 16:13-14) February 3—March 3, join us on Sunday mornings at 8:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. for our new sermon series Awake. In the book of Corinthians, Paul encourages a Corinthian church facing difficulties. As we face the uncertainty …

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HOLOCAUST PROGRAM

On February 17 at 9:15 a.m., there will be a special church-wide Sunday school class in the Community Center on the Holocaust. Frances Cutler-Hahn, a Holocaust survivor, will speak to us about her experiences as a hidden child during the Holocaust. Her presentation will include photographs and will touch on the larger issues of persecution and discrimination in our world. …

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SIMPLIFY: MONEY, FAITH, AND LIFE

In July 2018, Belmont UMC supported a Volunteers in Mission (VIM) team that traveled to Malawi to lead training sessions for fifteen congregations on financial life and the church. This February, Herb Mather and Andy Miller will lead four Midweek at Belmont sessions inspired by these trainings and adapted for Belmonters. Come hear stories, scripture, and thoughts on financial matters …

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Year-end giving statements

Year-end giving statements have been mailed out. Beginning Friday, February 1, through April 30, you can also quickly print a copy of your giving statement by logging in to Realm, clicking “Giving,” and then clicking on the button labeled “2018 Contribution Statement” in the top right corner (see graphic below). Questions? Contact Mark Hagewood.

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