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upcoming events confirmation services Sunday, April 15 99 confirmands will be confirmed during worship services on April 15. This concludes 14 weeks of study and preparation.

Parent learning event: Grow!kids for parents of preschoolers thru middle years Sunday, April 15 6:00 - 8:30 pm, Haney Hall No Cost. Presenters: David Thomas & Sissy Goff (speakers and counselors from Daystar Counseling Ministries). Sponsored by BUMC Day School & Children’s Ministry.Childcare available for $10 per child - email Meredith at

serving from the heart Mondays, April 16 - May 14 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Room A394 Want to get involved but not sure where you fit in? In five weeks, we can help you discover how God has gifted and equipped you for joyful service. This fun, interactive class will get you on your way!

rock the chains Friday, May 4 Student Ministry-sponsored Battle of the Bands to raise money and awareness in the fight against human slave trafficking. More info available at or contact Elizabeth Waynick at

Father/son canoe trip Saturday, May 5 Boys 5 and up and their Dads and Granddads will spend 4 hours canoeing the Harpeth followed by a shore cookout. $25 for canoe & dinner for two. Contact Marc Sleenhof at 484-6165 or

bumc United methodist women’s yard sale Saturday, May 5 7:00 am - 12:00 noon Contact Anna Lee Crysel with questions or donations at or 260-2829. All proceeds benefit missions.

single adults Something for every single person! Contact Shebbie at Singles Book Club 6:30 pm, Singles Space May 8 - Waiting for Sunrise, William Boyd June 12 - Keeping Grace Alive, Annie Lee July 10 - A Dose of Reality,Heidi Hall Singles Summer Retreat Lake Junaluska, NC Retreat Center Friday, June 1 - Sunday, June 3 Cost: $199/single; $150/double Register by April 22; registration required. Divorce Recovery May 2 – June 6 Cost: $30 Singles Parenting Classes Preteens & Teens, June 3 & July 8 Young Children, June 6 & July 11

family fishing day/picnic Saturday, May 19 Join us for our 6th annual family fishing day. Great fun for the whole family (all generations). Fishing Gear available to use & all bait furnished.  $25 per family includes fishing and lunch. Contact Jim Chelette (585-4123)

Student Ministry Wednesday Nights (7th- 12th Grades) May 2 - July 25 Join us for prayer and worship at 6 pm followed by Book Club and Bible Study opportunities at 7 pm. More info will be available soon or contact Lindsay Brooks at

downtown nashville water blitz Saturday, July 7 Grab your family for a great outreach opportunity. We will be storming street corners with coolers of bottled water quenching thirsty mouths, touching hearts, and witnessing our love for Christ. Join in the fun, and learn a little bit about your own heart.

the Teacher summit Save the Date! August 5 If you are a leader, teacher or facilitator of any group for children, youth, or adults, you do not want to miss this inspiring event designed just for you. Mark it on your calendar and look for details in the coming weeks.

honduras mission trip

Now organizing for our fall medical mission trip. We need doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals, as well as translators and helping hands. Contact Mike Dennison, 324-7222, email

haiti mission trip October 18 - 23 For information, contact Christen Cole at

Harvest Hands Ministry

Volunteers needed - emPower Soccer and After School Program

vacation bible school

Contact Abby Buter at 615-259-9900 or

June 25 - 28, 9:00 am - 12 noon Open to children ages 5 (by 9/30/12) through 4th grade (currently). Registration is now open (space is limited) at Volunteers needed for all areas - contact Holly Fisher, or 615-324-8213.

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Purchase WOW! Soap and Humphreys Street Coffee!

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STEP up Step Up! 2012 is our year-long emphasis of five core practices that lead to a stronger faith and a more vibrant church. These practices include: worship connect invite serve and give.


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WORSHIP Beginning April 29, and continuing for several Sundays throughout the spring and summer, Pastor Martin will lead us on a journey through the Lord’s Prayer. Each stand-alone sermon will open a window to understanding the meaning and importance of a concept of the Lord’s Prayer. Brentwood Campus Saturdays 6:00 pm Casual traditional in the Chapel Sundays 8:30 am Traditional/blended with Youth Choir 9:50 am Contemporary with Worship Band 11:00 am Traditional with Adult Chancel Choir Trinity Campus (Spring Hill) 10:00 am Spring Hill High School - Rev. Mack Strange, Pastor


Childcare for 3 and under at all worship services.

Groups for every age and stage of life from preschoolers through senior adults

invite The journey is more fun with a friend. Invite someone to come with you as you Step Up!

SERVE Hundreds of opportunities to find your place to serve – from inside the walls of BUMC to local and international mission trips

GIVE We are raising $70,000 for our 14th Habitat house. Your help is needed to provide a home for John and Amanda O’Neal and their four children. Make your checks payable to BUMC and specify “Habitat” in memo line.

2012 Upcoming Events  
2012 Upcoming Events  

e-Note from Martin - April 3 Issue