Making Disciples of Jesus Christ for the Transformation of the World
July 15- 21, 2018
Uganda Mission Trip
CHRISTMAS IN JULY www.bumc.net/Summer2018
Visit the table in the Narthex to pick up a shopping list Help us reach our goal of providing up to 1,000 backpacks with school supplies for students in Williamson and Davidson Counties! We still have 170 more bags remaining, so pick up your shopping list and a bag at the table in the Narthex. Bring your bags back to the table in the Narthex by July 22 so our children can pack the backpacks in Sunday school on July 29. Contact Rev. Toi King at email@example.com to learn more.
SONSHINE HOME CONCERT
Sunday, July 22, 7 p.m., Sanctuary Join us in welcoming our 10th-12th grade Sonshine Choir back from their summer tour. They will be traveling July 14-21 to Washington, D.C., and Lake Junaluska. Invite your friends and family to enjoy an evening full of music and glory sightings from the trip, and please keep our Sonshine students and chaperones in your prayers for safe travels!
Sunday, August 12, 5-7 p.m., BUMC Parking Lot Join us at Summerfest! This community-wide event has fun for your whole family with live music, local food trucks, and inflatables for the kids (4 and under). Contact Rev. Shelby Slowey at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
STILL TO COME THIS SUMMER... www.bumc.net/Summer2018 We still have many programs and events happening later this summer! KIDS Blessing of the Backpacks August 5 Promotion Sunday August 12 BUMC56 Open House August 26
MUSIC Sonshine Home Concert July 22 Kids Music Camp August 2 Performance
YOUTH Dodgeball Night of Worship Promotion Sunday Student Ministry Kickoff
SERVING Gordon Memorial UMC Freedom School Project Transformation Reading Week Harvest Hands Summer Camp Legacy Mission Village
July 25 August 1 August 12 August 19
ADULTS Women's Summer Sabbath July 17 UMW Book Club July 25
Through July 20 July 23-26 Through August 3 Daily
FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY Summerfest August 12
Brentwood UMC • 309 Franklin Road • Brentwood, TN 37027 • 615.373.3663
UMW BOOK CLUB
Wednesday, July 25, 6:30 p.m., Room A393 Ladies, join us for a lively discussion of "Wherever the River Runs: How a Forgotten People Renewed My Hope in the Gospel" by Kelly Minter. Contact Linda Hirsch at email@example.com to RSVP.
WOMEN'S SUMMER SABBATH
Tuesday, July 17, 6:15-8 p.m., Haney Hall Come for a light supper, a short study, and a simple craft at our final Women's Summer Sabbath! Help us make fleece tie blankets for children in foster care. (No sewing required!) Cost is $15. Sign up at www.bumc.net/Summer2018 under Adults.
Sundays beginning July 29, 11 a.m., Room A389 Grief Care offers support for those who have experienced significant loss in their lives, led by Dr. Shannon Garrett. Sign up at www.bumc.net/Register.
GORDON MEMORIAL UMC FREEDOM SCHOOL
Weekdays through July 20 It's the final week to volunteer at Nashville Freedom Schools at Gordon Memorial UMC! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer.
LEGACY MISSION VILLAGE
Mondays – Thursdays, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. You can still volunteer with Legacy's English conversations or citizenship classes through the month of July! Form authentic relationships with the growing refugee community in Greater Nashville. Training is provided by Legacy. Contact email@example.com to volunteer.
7TH GRADE ORIENTATION
TRAVEL WITH DAVIS AND SHERRE
July 1-12, 2020 Join Dr. Davis and Sherre Chappell at The Passion Play in the Bavarian village of Oberammergau, Germany, and for the legendary Danube River Cruise. This Passion Play is performed once every 10 years, since 1634. Contact Mary Linda Melnyk-Mattox at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
SING WITH CHANCEL CHOIR
Sundays, 10:30 a.m., Choral Suite The BUMC Chancel Choir is always welcoming new members! During June and July, the choir does not have regular rehearsals. Join us on any Sunday this summer, and we'll have a robe ready for you!
Looking for some summer reading? Check out the BUMC Library on the third floor. Visit the kiosk for instructions on checking out books. Contact Carol at email@example.com to learn more.
AWAKENING BAND AUDITIONS
Calling all drummers and electric guitarists! The Awakening Band from our 9:45 service is auditioning instrumentalists looking to serve in this ministry area. Contact Jeff Wood at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an audition.
KIDS SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHERS
Sign up to teach Sunday School for the 2018-2019 school year for 4-year-olds through 6th grade. Join our team and reap the rewards of mentoring the children of our church! Contact Megan Teegarden at email@example.com to sign up.
POSITIONS AVAILABLE AT BUMC
Sunday, August 5, 9:30 a.m., Room A182 (The Pit) Rising 7th grade students and parents, join us for a morning of getting familiar with the Student Ministry staff! Contact Rosanne Schenck at rschenck@ bumc.net to learn more.
Visit www.bumc.net/Employment to learn more • Associate Director of Choral Ministries (full-time) • Associate Director of Student Ministry (full-time) • CCF Assistant Lead Teacher (full-time)
LOVE IN DEED GOLF SCRAMBLE
TEXT TO GIVE INSTRUCTIONS
Monday, August 13, 1-7 p.m. Old Natchez Country Club Sign up for our golf scramble benefitting Love In Deed, our community day of service. Proceeds raised will benefit our service projects, including Rise Against Hunger (formerly Stop Hunger Now) and UMCOR. Sign up at www.bumc.net/Summer2018 under Outreach.
Did you know you can give to BUMC by text? Text BUMC and a dollar amount to 28950. If this is your first time giving, you’ll receive a text with directions to register. After registering, you’ll receive text receipts any time you give. Look out for other codes to give, including BUMCCOM for Communion or BUMCHousing for Housing Initiative.
Support & Care in Difficult Times If you are in need of pastoral care, contact any of our pastors or schedule an appointment by calling Melissa Liddle at 615.324.7256. You can make prayer requests online at www.bumc.net/Prayer. Support Groups There are a wide range of support and encouragement groups for issues such as grief, career transitions, addictions, dementia & Alzheimer’s, cancer support, divorce, and others. www.bumc.net/FindSupport Stephen Ministry A trained Stephen Minister meets with you confidentially to listen, care, pray, and help you find healing & wholeness. Call 615.577.4881. www.bumc.net/StephenMinistry Give Support
There are a wide range of ways to support others, such as Funeral Team, GraceNotes, Prayer Shawl Ministry, and Intercessory Prayer Team/Email Prayer Team. www.bumc.net/CongregationalCare
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