Making Disciples of Jesus Christ for the Transformation of the World
February 18 - 24, 2018
OFAM EASTER BASKETS www.bumc.net/OFAM
Visit the table in the Narthex Help the Orphan, Foster & Adoption Ministry (OFAM) provide Easter baskets for children in foster care in Williamson and Davidson County. Visit the table in the Narthex to pick up a shopping list or to sign up for the Packing Party on March 10. Contact Regina Girten at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
UMW 10TH ANNUAL SONGWRITERS' NIGHT www.bumc.net/Women
Friday, March 2, 7 p.m., Tabernacle Join us for a night of music featuring Billy Montana, Bobby Tomberlin, and Phil O'Donnell, hosted by Brentwood United Methodist Women. Tickets are $10 and include homemade desserts. All proceeds will benefit Healing Housing. Buy your tickets from the table in the Children's Breezeway, at the Front Desk during the week, or from any UMW member.
Sundays beginning March 4, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m., Room A389 Are you seeking a safe place to open up about grief? This 4-week class is for anyone who has experienced loss in their lives, led by Rev. Dr. Jeff Wilson. Sign up at www.bumc.net/Register.
SHARE THE SPIRIT www.bumc.net/ShareTheSpirit
Saturday, March 10, 4:30-7 p.m., Family Life Center Invest in our youth! Help us celebrate our youth and raise money for this year’s choir tours and mission trips. This year will look different than years past with a casual dinner, games, and silent & live auction. Dinner is $15/person; childcare provided. Purchase your tickets at the table in the Breezeways.
SPRING KIDSALE www.bumc.net/KidSale
Friday, March 2, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, March 3, 8-11 a.m. (half-price) Our annual Spring KidSale is coming up! KidSale is a consignment sale benefitting our Missions & Outreach strategic partners, including Harvest Hands, Room in the Inn, our South Africa partnership, and others. Sign up to consign by February 26. Visit www.bumc.net/KidSale to learn more.
Order by March 25 Order an Easter lily to place on the altar in honor or in memory of a loved one. Lilies are $15 each. You can fill out the order form at the bottom of the bulletin or place an order online at www.bumc.net/Lent.
REFUEL: C.S. LEWIS STUDY
Wednesday, February 21, 5:30 p.m., Family Life Center Join us during Lent for dinner and a study of C.S. Lewis' major works, led by Rev. Lane Davis. This week is over "Surprised by Joy" and Philippians 1:3-30. Sign up for dinner and childcare by noon on Tuesday at www.bumc.net/Refuel.
ONPOINT: MEN'S BREAKFAST
Thursday, February 22, 6:30 a.m., Tabernacle OnPoint is back with our first guest speaker, Rev. Travis Garner! If you're seeking a community of men to sharpen your faith over coffee and chicken biscuits, OnPoint is the place for you.
ROCK THE CHAINS
Saturday, February 24, 6 p.m., Tabernacle The 11th annual Rock the Chains Battle of the Bands is next weekend! This student-led organization raises money for International Justice Mission and End Slavery TN to help end modern-day slavery. Tickets are $10 at the door.
VIEW ALL LENTEN OPPORTUNITIES AT WWW.BUMC.NET/LENT ROOM IN THE INN
You can drop off new or gently-used clothes in the bins at the Front Desk. We currently need men's jeans, warm coats, sweatshirts, warm shirts (not dress), gloves, men’s boxers, t-shirts (M-2X), and backpacks. Contact Rev. Toi King at email@example.com to learn more.
BUMCSM LOCAL OUTREACH
Thursday, February 22, 4-6:30 p.m. Do you need service hours? Help us set up for this year's Rock the Chains Battle of the Bands! Sign up at www.bumc.net/Register.
TOUR ENGLAND WITH DAVIS AND BISHOP PENNEL
Registration deadline is March 10 Sherre & Davis Chappell and Bishop Joe & Janene Pennel are leading a Wesleyan history tour to England, July 10-18. Contact Mary Linda Melnyk-Mattox at 615.373.2659 to learn more.
GOOD FRIDAY SINGERS
ORPHAN, FOSTER & ADOPTION FORUM
Wednesdays, 7-8 p.m., Choir Room Be a seasonal singer with the Chancel Choir as we learn John Rutter's Requiem for our Good Friday Service on March 30. We’ll save you a seat and a robe! Contact James at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
THE CHURCH AND THE REFUGEE CRISIS
Saturday, April 21, Franklin First UMC Save the date for our 2nd annual women's conference with Christian author Tiffany Bluhm. Cost is $30 until February 28; increases to $35 on March 1. Sign up at www.FranklinFUMC.org/Events.
KINDERGARTEN WORSHIP READINESS
Join us on one of our international mission trips! Visit www.bumc.net/MissionTrips to learn more. South Africa May 30–June 6 Uganda June 27–July 9 Mexico September 14-22
Sunday, February 25, 5:30 p.m. Come to the Orphan, Foster & Adoption Ministry (OFAM) Forum to hear how you can support orphans and foster children locally and globally. Sign up at www.bumc.net/OFAM.
Thursdays beginning March 1, 6:30 p.m. Join us every Thursday in March for a hands-on class for those feeling called to pray and care for families who have fled their homes due to wars and religious persecution. Sign up at www.bumc.net/Register.
March 10 & 11 We believe that children are an integral part of our worship services. Worship Readiness prepares kindergartners to participate in certain acts of worship, such as singing and praying together. Sign up at www.bumc.net/WorshipReadiness.
EASTER LILY ORDER FORM Easter Lily #1 o In Honor of o In Memory of
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WOVEN WOMEN'S CONFERENCE
MAKE 2018 THE YEAR YOU GO
June 25-28, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Experience the ride of a lifetime with God at VBS! We need 90 adults to help us make this week happen. All ages and stages of life are needed. Contact Megan at email@example.com to sign up.
$15 each (deadline is March 25). Place this order form with payment in the offering plate. You may also order and pay online at www.bumc.net/Lent.
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