Making Disciples of Jesus Christ for the Transformation of the World
February 19 - 25, 2017
OFAM EASTER BASKETS www.bumc.net/OFAM Pick up a shopping list at the tables in the Narthex & Children's Breezeway Help us organize 500 baskets for families with foster children through Williamson and Davidson County nonprofits. Drop off your items on February 26 or March 5, and then join us for the packing party on March 11. Sign up for the packing party at www.bumc.net/OFAM. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
LIVING THE GOSPEL www.bumc.net/LivingTheGospel Wednesdays, 6:30 – 7:30 pm, Chapel (doors open at 6:05 pm) Davis invites you to the last session of our Wednesday Night series on living out the gospel in our daily lives. During the month of February, we’re hearing from different speakers about how we can take the Church beyond the walls of a building and into our community to reach more people. This week Rob Michaels, Karen Bruton, Olivia Mullin, Casey Enright and Dan Spatz will speak on “Social Innovation in Nashville.” Contact Rev. Lane Davis at email@example.com for more information.
SHARE THE SPIRIT www.bumc.net/ShareTheSpirit Stop by the table in both Breezeways Support our youth choir tours and mission trips! Share the Spirit is a two-part event on Sunday, March 5, with a dinner and auction at 5 pm and a free concert at 7 pm. Tickets for dinner are $30 each. The concert will feature Sonshine and Jubilation Choirs and guest musician Ken Medema, as well as a love offering collection. Visit www.bumc.net/ShareTheSpirit to purchase tickets.
10TH ANNUAL ROCK THE CHAINS www.bumc.net/RockTheChains Saturday, February 25, 6-9 pm, Youth Area Rock the Chains is a student-led Battle of the Bands that raises money and awareness in the fight against modern-day slavery through International Justice Mission and End Slavery Tennessee. Contact Tatiana at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
WOVEN WOMEN'S CONFERENCE www.bumc.net/Woven Stop by the table in the Narthex BUMC is hosting its first women’s conference on Saturday, April 22! Woven will offer women a day apart to refresh their energy, their friendships, and their faith. Christian authors Melissa Spoelstra and Barb Roose will bring messages of encouragement to all women in attendance. Registration is $20 until February 28; increases to $30 until April 22. Contact Carol at email@example.com for more information.
Weekly Announcements BOUNDARIES CLASS DAILY FIELD GUIDE
You can still sign up to receive the Daily Field Guide in your inbox or on your social media feed. Sign up at www.bumc.net/FieldGuide. Contact Herschel at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Wednesdays beginning February 22, 6:30 pm Take charge of your life, expand your freedom and improve relationships by learning how to set personal boundaries in life. The class costs $21 and is open to everyone. Sign up at www.bumc.net/register. Contact Regina at email@example.com for more information.
ONPOINT MEN’S BIBLE STUDY
ROOM IN THE INN
Bins are outside of Haney Hall to collect warm clothes for our guests (men, women & children) at Room in the Inn. Contact Regina Girten at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Thursdays, 6:30 am, Tabernacle If you’re looking for a community of men who equip and encourage each other in their walks with Jesus Christ, now is the time to join us at OnPoint. Contact Herschel at email@example.com for more information.
PAID POSITION AVAILABLE
GOOD FRIDAY SINGERS
Wednesdays, 7:30 – 8:30 pm, Choir Room Be a seasonal singer with the Chancel Choir as we learn Dan Forrest’s “Requiem for the Living” for our Good Friday Service on April 14. We’ll save you a seat and a robe! Contact James at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
FISH & LOAVES MEAL ASSISTANCE MINISTRY
Help provide temporary meal assistance to church members, their families and friends who are unable to prepare meals for their households due to a crisis. Contact Lindsay LeBreton at email@example.com to be a part of this ministry.
WASHINGTON AND LEE CONCERT
Sunday, February 19, 3 pm, BUMC Chapel Enjoy an afternoon of music by the Washington & Lee University Singers, one of the finest a cappella choirs on the east coast. The choir is singing in the 8:15 and 11:05 am services. Invite your friends to this free concert event!
RELAY OF TRUTH WOMEN'S STUDY
Membership Specialist, Brentwood campus; part-time, 25 hours per week. Looking for a detailoriented person with great computer, communication and record-keeping skills to manage membership records at BUMC, Trinity Church and The Village Church. Job description and application at www.bumc.net/employment or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CREATED BY GOD VOLUNTEERS
April 6-8 and May 11-13 We need more adults to serve as small group leaders for Created by God this spring. You can serve even if you don’t have a child in the class! Please consider giving your time to serve our students during this important event. Safe Sanctuary certification required. Contact Maggie at email@example.com for more information or to volunteer.
Friday, March 3, 10 am – 5 pm Saturday, March 4, 8:30 am – 12 noon (Half Price Day) 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. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.bumc.net/ KidSale to learn more about the event.
Tuesdays beginning February 21, 6:30 – 8:00 pm Thursdays beginning February 23, 10:00 – 11:30 am An eight-week women’s study led by Shawna Keller. Visit www.bumc.net/AdultClasses for more information.
LIVE WELL CLASSES
HARVEST HANDS BASKETBALL COACHES
Wednesdays beginning February 22, 6:30 pm This 6-week course provides opportunities to learn more about root causes of depression and ways to thrive through these emotions. The class is $20. Sign up at www.bumc.net/register. Contact Regina at email@example.com for more information.
Sundays, 3:45 – 5:00 pm, Room A185 (The Pit) Adults and youth, be a part of BUMC's Orchestra ministry. Bring your instruments and enjoy offering your musical gifts. Contact Patsy at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Two-hour weekly commitment Be a coach for Harvest Hands’ Elementary Co-Ed and Middle School Basketball Leagues. Practices are one hour on a weeknight, and games are one hour on Saturday mornings. Contact Mitchell Singer at Mitchell@harvesthandscdc.com.
Support & Care in Difficult Times If you are in need of pastoral care, contact any of our pastors, or schedule an appointment by calling Julia Todd at 615-324-7256. You may make prayer requests online at www.bumc.net/prayer. Support Groups There are a wide range of support and encouragement groups 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/Stephen Ministry 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/CaringMinistries Brentwood UMC • 309 Franklin Road • Brentwood, TN 37027 • 615-373-3663