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A Weekly Newsletter of Brentwood United Methodist Church

the BEAM February 17 -23, 2013

LIVING like Jesus, bringing JOY to God

The Places that Matter

A Journey with Jesus toward Easter During worship this Lent, join us on a journey to some of the significant places in Jesus’ life – the River Jordan, the wilderness, the Pool of Bethesda, the Mount of Olives & the Temple, the Upper Room, and the Empty Tomb. Discover in these places the issues that mattered to Jesus– and how these A Journey with Jesus toward Easter issues matter to us as well. February 16/17 River Jordan [our core identity] February 23 Under God’s Wings February 24 Message by our Bishop, Bill McAlilly March 2/3 Temple [judging others] March 9/10 Pool of Bethesda [healing] March 16/17 Mount of Olives & the Temple [peace] March 23/24 Upper Room [serving others] March 30/31 Empty Tomb [new life]

The Places that Matter

Adult Studies Register at The Meaning of Jesus [N.T. Wright and Marcus Borg] Wednesdays, February 20 – March 27 • 6:30 – 8:00 pm Led by Rev. Dr. Jeff Wilson and Judith Bone The Way: Walking in the Footsteps of Jesus [A women’s study] Tuesdays, February 19-April 2 • 9:30 - 11:00 am Led by Judith Bone Two Lenten Mini-Retreats Based on “Simplifying THE SOUL: Lenten Practices to Renew Your Spirit” by Paula Huston [copies of the book available at The Outpost] Saturdays, February 23 and March 23 • 9:00 - 10:30 am Led by Judith Bone KidSale – Benefit Ministries & Clean Out Your Closets! This BUMC institution has contributed thousands of dollars to youth ministry and missions throughout its history. Sign up for a volunteer shift and get first dibs on the gym-full of kids clothes, toys & gear. To receive a participant number visit our website at To volunteer, email • Consignor Drop Off: March 12 & 13 • Public Sale: March 15 • Pre-Sale: March 14 • Consignor Pick Up & 1/2 Price Sale: March 16 A Church-Wide Celebration You Don’t Want to Miss! Share the Spirit 2013

Don’t miss this night to celebrate the ways that God is working in and through the lives of our youth! You can play a part by helping us raise $75,000 of the $200,000 needed to spread God’s love through music and service.

What’s New This Year? • Inspiring Youth-led Worship Celebration Sunday, March 3, 7 pm in the Sanctuary • Love offering to help offset the costs of our summer youth choir tours and mission trips • no SILENT auction What’s the Same This Year? • Dinner and Live Auction featuring classics such as the Sonshine Quilt, Mattie Sue Ragsdale’s Cake, Jael Circle’s Holiday Light Tour, and Bonner’s Landscaping. 5 pm in Haney Hall • Dinner tickets on sale in the breezeway on Sunday mornings in February.

students 7th - 12th Grades

Sunday, February 17 9:45 am Sunday School 7th - 8th – Jr. High Room 9th – Tabernacle 10th-12th – Room A191 10th-12th – Church Now 10:00 am Senior Sunday School, off campus 7th-9th Grade Schedule 5:00 pm Snack Supper – Café 5:20 pm Worship & Small Groups – Tabernacle 6:45 pm Jubilation Choir – Jr. High Room 10th-12th Grade Schedule 5:00 pm Sonshine Choir – Jr. High Room 6:10 pm Snack Supper – Café 6:30 pm Worship & Small groups –Tabernacle Monday, February 18 No Manfest or Harvest Hands (President’s Day) Tuesday, February 19 6:30 am Tuesday Breakfast Club w/ Lindsay - Brueggers’ 4:00 pm Middle School Hangtime w/ Neal , BUMC 6:15 pm Meet at BUMC for Game Night Ministry at Room in the Inn Wednesday, February 20 3:30 pm Meet at BUMC for 61st Ave. UMC’s after school program 6:00 pm Meet youth staff in Cafe to walk to dinner 7:00 pm Youth Bible Studies & Confirmation Senior Sunday School 10 am February 10 - 24 and March 10-17 – off campus, check senior email for details. Senior Retreat February 22-23 We will cover important college transition issues and hear from BUMC college students regarding their experiences. Registration will close tonight. Share the Spirit Auction & Worship Celebration March 3 New Orleans Spring Break Family Mission Trip register online thru March 3 with $100 deposit. 7th - 12th grade & adults. March 24-29 Summer Trips: Nashville Mission Trip & Camp Barnabas register at Spring Kid Sale Help set up on March 10 (3:30 pm) and/or tear down on March 16 (2 pm) to earn money for mission trips or choir tours.

Ways to Connect 2013 Third Sunday Concert Series: The Nexus Chamber Orchestra Sunday, February 17, 4 pm, Chapel A preview of the orchestra’s upcoming CD to be recorded at the end of February and will feature works from and inspired by Latin America. All works on the program have been written or arranged by orchestra members Conni Ellisor and Patti Rudisill. Come be the first to check out the works to be included on the NCO’s debut CD! The concert is free and open to the public. New Adult Choir Off to a Great Start! Sundays, 5 to 6 pm, adult choir room (will not meet February 17, President’s Day) The first rehearsal was a smashing success. Come be a part of this exciting new music ministry with many different styles, including some original anthems. When we sing at a service, we plan to also join Sonshine, the Awakening Band, or Chancel Choir. Contact Tim at for more information. Singles In Fellowship: • Potluck Game Night Fridays in February, 5:30 - 9:30 pm, Singles Space Join us for an assortment of games, food, and fellowship! We ask that you bring a potluck item to share. We will be accepting sock/clothing donations for Room in the Inn and children books and toys for Bethlehem Shelter. • Singles’ Yoga Class Tuesdays, 6:00-7:15 pm, Singles Space, All are welcome. Donations are encouraged. Yoga Classes Strengthen your body and spirit by joining our one-hour yoga group that meets Mondays...4:15 pm; Mondays...5:30 pm; and Fridays...12:15 pm. No previous experience required! $8 per class. Room A393. FaithNotes Card Ministry – Writers Needed! FaithNotes is a card ministry dedicated to uplifting our BUMC Pastoral Staff through prayers and notes sent throughout the year. A once-a-month commitment (rotating basis). Contact Melissa Messina at Parenting Seminar Monday, March 4, 9:30 am “From Coos to Kindergarten: Speech and Language Development in the Preschool Years.” Offered by the BUMC Day School. There is no cost and this seminar is open to all parents.

Lent and Easter Worship Worship Emphasis February 16/17 thru March 30/31 “Places that Matter: A Journey with Jesus toward Easter” Saturday, 6 pm; Sundays, 8:30 am, 9:50 am, 11:00 am March 24 6:00 pm ..................... Service of Forgiveness and Grace March 24 5:00 pm...................... Stations of the Cross Opens March 25 - 29 8:00 am - 8:00 pm...... Stations of the Cross March 30 8:00 am - 12:00 pm.... Stations of the Cross March 28 7:00 pm...................... Maundy Thursday Worship March 29 7:00 pm...................... Good Friday Tenebrae Service March 30 6:00 pm...................... Easter Worship (Sanctuary) March 31 7:00 am...................... Easter Sunrise 8:00 am...................... Traditional Worship (Sanctuary) 9:30 am...................... Awakening Worship (Sanctuary) 9:30 am...................... Worship (Chapel) 11:00 am.................... Traditional Worship (Sanctuary) March 31 6:15 am...................... Sunrise at Trinity Campus 8:30 am...................... Trinity Campus Worship 10:00 am.................... Trinity Campus Worship

children Infants - 6th Grade

Ways to SERVE For more info on all missions call Mike Dennison @324-7222 or Maya Knighten @324-8211. Graceworks All ages and groups are welcome! Extra help needed in the food pantry on Friday, February, 22 and Friday, March 1 anytime 8:30-4:00; Saturday, February 23 and March 2 from 9:00-12:00 or 1:00-4:00. Disaster Response Team Meeting Monday, February 18, 7 pm Take some time to learn how you can be of assistance when disaster strikes right here at home or regionally. Help out when a home burns down, when flooding, or wind damage strikes. This informative discussion, led by Susan Thornton and Dwight Armstrong, could be the night that will help plug you into real solutions that can make a difference in the life of a family or a whole community. This is NOT a replacement for ERT certification scheduled for March 2. Contact Mike Dennison at 324-7222. Honduras Medical Mission Trip - April 14-21 Thank you to all who attended the Informational Meeting. Space is limited. Sign up now to change your life while showing compassion to Honduran families in need of medical assistance and compassion. Contact Mike Dennison 324-7222 or Haiti Mission Trip - June 15 - 22 Be part of a 15-member team to travel to Jacmel, Haiti to assist in ongoing projects. First priority will be given to church members who have not been to Haiti previously with Restore Haiti. Parents and teenagers 15 and older welcome. Reservation requires a $200 non-refundable deposit (trip cost is $1,600). Contact: Dan Elkins 615-347-4821.

harvest hands ( Harvest Hands is a catalyst for Christ-centered, wholistic community development working alongside our neighbors to further healthy living, education, spiritual formation and economic development in South Nashville. Middle School Tutors Needed on Thursday afternoons. It is a once a week commitment for the remainder of the school year (4-6 pm). You will host one of the subject stations and assist students in that specific subject during your time at the program. Contact Abby at or 615-499-4963. Volunteers needed to participate in renovation of second affordable home! Renovations continue through April. If you’ve been involved with Habitat for Humanity or if you’re a handyman/handywoman we would love to have you partner with us. BUMC member, Bill Paris, will be leading these efforts. Contact Gabby Flynn at 615-499-4963 or Sponsors Needed for Basketball and Cheerleading Banquet Our annual emPower Basketball and Cheerleading league final banquet for players and their families is Saturday, March 2, 1-2 pm. We need five $100 sponsorships for this event. Checks can be mailed to 424 Humphreys St., 37203. Summer Internships Available We are currently seeking interns for our 2013 Summer Program. The ideal candidates are college-aged, have a desire and passion to work with children or youth, and are capable of leading and implementing our summer program. It is a nine week commitment and is a paid internship. Submit your resume to Abby at

Sunday, February 17 Sunday School 9:45 am - Preschool to 6th Grade Nursery 8am to 12pm for infants - 3 years. Godly Play at 8:30 and 11 am worship services (preschool) 4th Grade Lent Event March 17th during the Sunday at 9:45 am. Christen Cole will lead this event on the meaning of Lent. Save the Date! Parenting Seminars presented by Daystar Counseling, Raising Boys, April 10 and Raising Girls, April 17. H.I.G.H.W.A.Y. 56 5th & 6th Grades Sunday, February 17 Sunday School 9:45 am in the GYM Mileage (5th) 5-6 pm in C304 Confirmation (6th) 5-7 pm in the GYM Alleluia Choir (5th) 6-7 pm in the adult choir room Wednesday, February 20 Extra Mile 6:15 pm in C305 Save the Dates! Created by God for 6th graders April 4 - 6. Register at Contact Maggie Jarrell

Tear off and place with payment in offering plate.

Order an Easter Lily in Honor or in Memory of a Loved One - $15 each (deadline 3/12)

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United Methodist Church

309 Franklin Road Brentwood, Tn 37027 615-373-3663

Worship Saturday Evening 6:00 pm Casual Traditional Worship in the Chapel Sunday Morning 8:30 am Traditional/Blended Worship with Youth Choir 9:45 am Classes for Children, Students, and Adults 9:50 am Contemporary Worship with Worship Band 11:00 am Traditional Worship with Adult Chancel Choir 11:00 am Classes for Adults Wednesday Morning 6:45 am Prayer Service (Sanctuary)

trinity church 3011 Longford Drive Spring Hill, TN 37174 Sundays 10:00 am Worship

worship Attendance February 9/10 2,353

Congregational care and caring ministries resources

Adoption Support & Orphan Ministry Contact: Vanessa Bonner, 832-5343 Cancer Support: Partners in Hope Contact: Jeanetta Fargo, 435-3716 Domestic Abuse Contact: Caroline Beavers, 371-2550. Email Intercessory Prayer Team Contact: Bill Fleenor, Emergency Financial & Food Assistance Contact: Maya Broaden-knighten, 373-3663, ext. 211, Encouragement Cards: GraceNotes Contact: Rachael Melton, Financial Coaching (Trained Mentors) Contact: Rev. Kaye Harvey, Home-centered Visitation Contact: Rev. Erin Racine, Home Health Product Assistance Contact: Scottish Rite, 259-3434 Home Repairs: Handy Man Ministry Contact: 373-3690, x398, Infertility Support Contact: Gretchen Voyles, Memory Loss Caregiver Respite: Sunny Day Club Contact: Katie Anderson, 370-9467 Patient Advocate Ministry Contact: Rev. Kaye Harvey, 373-3663 Short-term Meals: Fishes & Loaves Contact: Katie Winstead Spiritual Counseling with Pastors Contact: Julie Donley, 324-7254, or Carla Barrios, 373-3663 x252, Brentwood United Methodist Church Counseling Center for children, youth & families. It is home to experts in helping families and individuals resolve real life problems.

hospital visitation at bumc The Pastoral Staff of BUMC visits area hospitals on a regular and rotating basis. Hospitals do not inform the church when its members are admitted. Please let the church know if you (or a family member) are hospitalized by contacting Julie Donley,, 615-324-7254.

groups AA Groups 1 pm, Monday-Sunday, BH 102 9 am, Monday (For Women Only), BH102 8:30 am, Tuesday & Thursday, BH102 7 pm, Tuesday & Thursday, BH201 7 pm, Friday (For Men Only), BH 101 11:30 am, Mon, Wed, Fri, BH102 ADHD Adult; Spouse Workshops Contact: Terry Huff, 627-4191 Al-Anon Tuesdays, 7 pm, Buchanan House 102 Alzheimer’s Contact: Barbara Jones, 373-1941 or Sue Dill, 970-8393 Career Transitions Each Monday, 6:30 pm - Haney Hall Contact: Hal Hassall, 972-5119 Divorce Recovery Contact: Shebbie Shields, 324-7240 Eating Disorders Anonymous Sundays, 4 pm, Buchanan House 102 Contact: Courtney Muse, 594-8552 Grief Support Contact: Alive Hospice, 963-4732. MS Self Help Contact: Sandie Mountz, 376-5395.

When “Pull Yourself Together” Doesn’t Work! If things just aren’t coming together and you’re still hurting-- Stephen Ministers Can Help! If you are going through a difficult time, a Stephen Minister can bring God’s warm love back into your life through their one on one confidential care. Call Sheryl at 373-3690 ext.394 or Rev. Kaye Harvey at 373-3663.

BEAM - Feb 17 Issue  

BEAM - Feb 17 Issue

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