Christmas Eve worship

Luke’s telling of Christ’s humble birth reminds us that “the glory of the Lord shone around them.” On Christmas Eve, we come to carol, remember Jesus’ simple birth, receive communion, and light candles in celebration of the light that shines into our world and lives. On Tuesday, December 24, join us on this holy night at 5:00 p.m. in the …

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UPPER ROOM

The Upper Room invites you to join us for Advent and Christmas Services in The Upper Room Chapel Join us for Advent in The Upper Room Chapel. All services are at 10:45 a.m. 1908 Grand Avenue, Nashville, TN 37212.  December 4, Rev. Derek Weber, Director of Preaching, Discipleship Ministries of The United Methodist Church December 11, A Service of Lessons and …

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LAMENT AND HOPE

Sorrow and grief often accompany the season of Advent and Christmas. It can be a time when we are reminded of the many changes and losses in our lives. Our service of Lament and Hope on Sunday, December 22, is a time to experience the light of Christ in our lives, even in the darkest night. You are invited to …

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CHARGE CONFERENCE

Make your meal reservation online. Make plans to attend the Charge Conference with District Superintendent Rev. Scott Aleridge on Sunday, December 15. The meeting will take place in Parker Hall immediately following the 10:30 worship service. Along with other reports and agenda items, the Charge Conference will vote to set the compensation package for appointed clergy for 2020. Meal reservations …

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ADVENT FIELD GUIDE

These Field Guides for the Advent Journey are for you. They are meant to be an accompaniment to our worship services, Sunday school gatherings, and our faith formation at home. Advent can be one of the most centering and sacred times for our individual and congregational faith journeys. Advent demands that we slow down, which is absolutely counter-cultural to the …

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LIGHT

“Light is less something you see directly, and more something by which you see all other things.”   (Richard Rohr)  “Light is less something you see directly,  and more something by which you see all other things.”Let us look at Jesus until we can see the world with Christ’s kind of eyes.  (Adapted from Richard Rohr in The Universal Christ) Dec 1:  The …

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COFFEE WITH CLERGY

Would you like to know more about being a member at Belmont United Methodist Church? If so, plan to attend Coffee with Clergy on Sunday, December 8, at 9:30 a.m. in the Iris Room. Have coffee and chat with Pastors Paul Purdue and Heather Harriss to learn more about connecting with Belmont UMC.

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CHRISTMAS CONCERT

Christmas is a time for love and peace. On Wednesday, December 18, at 6:00 p.m. in the sanctuary, Amanda Dembiec will be presenting her annual Christmas concert, “Love Came Down at Christmas.” She has 10 new personal piano arrangements of traditional carols. Some are funny. Some are poignant. All are meant to help enrich your holiday season. So take an …

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