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THE BEAM A Weekly Publication of Brentwood United Methodist Church February 2 - 8, 2014 “Spirit-Led” A sermon series on the Book of Acts, by Dr. Davis Chappell February 1/2 “The Power to Include” - Acts 8:26-39 February 8/9 “The Power to Change” - Acts 9:1-9 Pastor’s Bible Study led by Dr. Davis Chappell (No registration required) “The Book of Acts”, a 7-week study offering a chance to go deeper into the winter sermon series. Wednesday evenings, 6:30-7:30 pm. TODAY! Learn and Share About Adoption, Foster Care and Orphan Support Sunday, February 2, Fellowship at 11:30 in the Youth Cafe, Lunch served at noon Lunch is by reservation but all are welcome to attend to find out more about this topic. Sponsored by BUMC Committee for Adoption Support, Foster Care, and Orphan Support. Father/Daughter Valentine Dance Friday, February 7, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Haney Hall Treat your favorite girl(s) to a date night with Dad!. $25 per family (girls in grades K-5) which includes snacks and a Valentine photo to help you remember this special night for years to come. Register online at

Boy Scout Troop 1 Annual Spaghetti Dinner Saturday, February 8, 5:00 to 7:30 pm in the GYM Tickets: Adults $6; Children 12 & Under $3.00 Tickets on sale today, 8:15 am - 12:15 pm, Breezeway. Buy your tickets and support this BUMC ministry that builds character, responsibility, and leadership in our young boys and enjoy a wonderful dinner with fabulous homemade desserts.

Troop 1 BSA

American Red Cross Blood Drive Sunday, February 9; 7:30 am - 12:30 pm; register in main lobby TWO buses will be available! Our goal is 50 units of blood. ‘Double Red Cell Donations’ are accepted on the bus. Please call Brenda Duncan at 615-373-5637 for more information.

St. Olaf Choir

karyn williams

St. Olaf Choir Concert Saturday, February 15, 7:30 pm, Sanctuary St. Olaf Choir, with 75 mixed voices, is the premier a cappella choir in the United States. For over a century, the choir has set a standard of choral excellence and remained at the forefront of choral artistry. Tickets (the proceeds from which underwrite the costs of the tour) are available on-line at or by calling 800-363-5487.

brian white

6th Annual Songwriter’s Night sponsored by the BUMC United Methodist Women Friday, February 28 at 7 pm in the Youth Tabernacle Cost $10, benefits Adoptions through Holt International. Featured Songwriters: Karyn Williams and Brian White. Karyn Williams released her first single to radio, Rejoice, which led to her signing with Inpop Records in 2011. Brian White’s songs have been recorded by such Christian artists as Avalon, Point of Grace, Jaci Velasquez and Country and Pop artists such as Trace Adkins, Gary Allan, Rodney Atkins, Rascal Flatts, Steve Holy, Earl Scruggs, Terri Clark, Kix Brooks, and Blackhawk.

students 7th - 12th Grades

Sunday, February 2 9:45 am 7th-8th Sunday School – Jr. High Room 9:45 am 9th Sunday School – Tabernacle 9:45 am 10th-12th Sunday School - Room A191 9:45 am 10th-12th Church Now 10:15 am Jubilation and Sonshine return from retreat to sing at the 11 am service No Sunday evening youth activities Monday, February 3 6:45 am Manfest w/Adam at Dimple’s Deli 3:30 pm Meet at BUMC to carpool to Harvest Hands Tuesday, February 4 6:30 am Tuesday Breakfast Club with Lee 6:15 pm Meet at BUMC to carpool to Game Night at Room in the Inn Wednesday, February 5 3:30 pm Meet at BUMC to carpool to 61st Ave. UMC 6:00 pm Meet in the Café to walk to dinner together 7:00 pm Bible Studies-Yth Area Camp Barnabas open to 9th-12th grade June 14-20. We are going “Young Friends Week” and ministering to children ages 7-15 with developmental disabilities and/ or autism. 9th Graders serve in a behind the scenes roll as Barnstormers. 10th-12th are each paired with a camper who they care for. Adults can serve in lots of different capacities! Space is limited, so register early:! Hinton Mission Trip open to 7th-12th June 29-July 4. We are serving with/Hinton Rural Life Center – a UMC mission agency. Hinton County is the poorest in North Carolina, so the need is great. We will be doing home repairs/ improvements as well as fellowship and worship. Wednesday Night: deep creek tubing! Please register ASAP at

URGENT NEED: Sunday School Teacher Needed for 11 am 4/5 Year-old Class Teachers teach in teams of four with two teachers present each Sunday morning. We need one teacher to complete our 11 am Preschool teaching team. Curriculum & materials are provided, and training is available. Time commitment is two Sundays per month through May 18. Contact Beth at Share the Spirit 2014 - Experience how the Holy Spirit is working in and through the youth of our congregation - Sunday, March 2 Dinner and Live Auction ticket sales begin Next Sunday, February 9 thru February 23

5 pm in Haney Hall – adults only please - tickets required. There will be only 250 tickets available ($25 each) so get yours early! 7 pm in the Sanctuary – a youth-led time of Worship and Celebration. No tickets are required for the service; however, a love offering will be collected to supplement the costs of the Youth Choir tours and Mission Trips. Single Adult Fellowship Transparenting Class - Saturday, February 22, 10 am - 2 pm, Singles Space Cost: $25, satisfies the court ordered requirement. Register at SinglesCalendar. Yoga - Tuesdays, 6-7:15 pm, Room 149A and B (singles area) Potluck Game Night - Fridays through February 28, 6-9 pm, Singles Space Join the Singles for a rip roaring night of board games! Bring a dish to share. You’re Designed to Shine Saturday, February 22, 10 am to 4 pm at Trinity Church, Spring Hill A one-day, retreat for any girl age 10 and older who needs to be affirmed and discover God’s plan for her life…that God can and wants to use her and that her life matters. Cost: $20 (Includes supplies and lunch.) Register by February 14 by contacting at Mary Newman at or 615-329-1177. Youth and Children’s Choir Dates for Winter/Spring 2014 February 7-9: 6th grade choir retreat to Atlanta, Ga. March 2: Share the Spirit Auction and Worship service - auction and love offering benefits youth choir tours and missions. March 7-9: 5th grade retreat to Louisville, Ky. April 9: final Wednesday night for Children’s Choirs - final program will be a “Family Worship Night” led by the children. Hymns, worship songs, and scripture memory songs for all to enjoy! BUMC’s JoySound Orchestra has begun rehearsals once again on Sundays from 3:45 to 5:00, in B163. Adults and Youth, all ages and stages, welcomed! Bring your instruments and enjoy playing the music of the church. We have many exciting opportunities for sharing and worshipping through this music ministry! Contact Patsy Wade “Crossing” Singers Needed Help grow this worship ministry as we sing periodically, joining Sonshine, Chancel, and the Awakening Band at the different worship services. Practices are on Sundays at 5 pm during youth activities and childcare is provided with reservation. Contact Tim at for more information. The BUMC Monday Night Painting Group, who has been together for more than 30 years, has a show and sale of their art in the ART IN THE BREEZWAY. 10 artists are showing 30 pieces of mixed media paintings. Are you interested in painting? The group invites you to join them each Monday evening. Look for their write up at the show/sale.


Infants - 6th Grade

Missions & Outreach For more info on all missions call David Ssebulime at 342-8222 Responding to a Community in Need: AIDS Angel Tree From Dr. Stephan Raffanti’s letter, regarding the AIDS Angel Tree: “Many of our patients are barely getting by with minimum wage jobs. Dealing with the isolation and challenges of a chronic stigmatized disease demands most of their time and energy … The gifts you gave were the only Christmas presents many of these children received and meant almost as much to their parents. …the CCC Angel Tree Christmas Program … is one of our most cherished traditions. We are extremely grateful for your continued support.” GraceWorks “Stock the Pantry” Drive - Thanks to YOU Thank you for helping to fill the shelves of GraceWorks, serving families in Williamson County. On Tuesday afternoon, dry goods, staples, cleaning, and personal hygiene products were transported to their campus in Franklin. Interested in doing more? Go to, or contact Denise Long at Room in the Inn Emergency Hosts Needed As everyone knows, this winter is unseasonably, unreasonably COLD. Three times this season, BUMC volunteers have been asked with short notice to add an additional night of service to our RITI calendar. The needs of this community are many, this cold winter – but our church has many more loving hands!! If you, your Sunday School class, Small Group, or family would be willing to step in on short notice and help out with lunches,shopping, etc, contact Scott Gardner at Thank you to the Home Boys The leadership of Room in the Inn would like to gratefully acknowledge two of the Home Boys (Bill Carey and Jim Chelette) who responded in RITI’s time of need -- by repairing three broken cots, and surveying all of the rest to make sure they worked safely. You bless us with your talents and servant’s hearts. Thank you!! Harvest Hands ( Basketball and Cheerleading League Sponsorships We need individuals, families or Sunday School classes to help support our 2014 emPower Basketball and Cheerleading League! We are looking for $50 sponsorships that will support one player or cheerleader’s participation in the program. Checks can be mailed to 424 Humphreys Street, 37203. Elementary School After-school Program Volunteers Needed for 2013-2014 Program runs Mon-Thurs, 3:45-6 pm and Friday, 3:45-5 pm. Volunteers commitment is once a week. Looking for individuals who care deeply for kids, want to help students learn more about Jesus and succeed in school. Contact Whitney at 615-499-4963 or Snacks and Juice Boxes Needed We are looking for individuals, families or Sunday School classes to donate snacks and juice boxes for our After-school Program. Snacks needed include: fruit snacks, granola bars, goldfish, teddy grahams, peanut butter crackers and 100 calorie packs. Juice boxes must be 100% juice. Snack sponsorships of $100 are also welcome. Donations are needed on an ongoing basis. Contact Whitney at or 615.499.4963 if you’re able to donate.

who to contact Adult Studies/Small Grps Judith Bone, 324-7258

Mission & Outreach David Ssebulime, 324-7222,

To Get Connected Jeff Wilson, 324-8208

Caring Ministry Laura Brantley, 373-3663

Single Adult Ministry Shebbie Shields, 324-7240

Worship & Music Shannon Garrett, 577-7267

Children’s Ministry Ellen Garrett, 577-7261

Student Ministry Lindsay Brooks, 324-8212

Communications Carol Bumbalough, 324-7220

Sunday, February 2 Nursery 8am to 12pm for infants - 3 years. Sunday Morning Opportunities 8:30 am Worship; Godly Play 9:45 am Sunday school for Adults & Children 9:50 am Awakening Worship; Godly Play 11:00 am Worship; Godly Play; Sunday school for Adults & Children Sunday School Teacher Needed for 11 am 4/5 year-old class. Teachers teach in teams of four with two teachers present each Sunday morning. We need one teacher to complete our 11 am Preschool teaching team. Curriculum & materials are provided, and training is available. Time commitment is two Sundays per month through May 18th. Please contact Beth Lentchner at Volunteers needed to help at the new Welcome Desk in the Preschool Sunday School area during the first 20 minutes of Sunday School. To help, e-mail Lori Stamper at Smiling faces welcome! H.I.G.H.W.A.Y. 56 5th & 6th Grades Sunday, February 2 Sunday School 9:45 am & 11 am, all ages Confirmation Friends in Faith Lunch 12-2 pm, gym 6th Grade Alleluia Choir immediately following lunch at 2 pm NO Mileage NO 5th Grade Alleluia Choir Wednesday, January 29 Extra Mile 6:15-7:30 pm Created by God (6th) March 27-29. Register online today at


United Methodist Church

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

Emergency, after hours Pastor-On-Call: 615-969-3086 hospital visitation at bumc

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

Caring ministries

9:50 am Contemporary Worship with Worship Band 11:00 am Traditional Worship with Adult Chancel Choir 11:00 am Classes for Children & Adults

trinity church 3011 Longford Drive Spring Hill, TN 37174 Sundays 9:00 am Traditional Worship 10:30 am Contemporary Worship

worship attendance January 25/26 2,906

Adoption Support & Orphan Ministry Contact: Stephanie Walton, 891-2690 Cancer Support: Partners in Hope Contact: Jeanetta Fargo, 339-4415 Domestic Abuse Contact: Caroline Beavers, 371-2550. Email 24/7 Intercessory Prayer Team Contact: Bill Fleenor, Emergency Financial & Food Assistance Contact: Lisa Alexander, 373-3663, ext. 211, Encouragement Cards: GraceNotes Contact: Beth Frankenberg, Financial Coaching (Trained Mentors) Contact: Rev. Laura Brantley, Home-centered Visitation Contact: Rev. Allison Fasig, 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: Dottie Campbell, 480-0357 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.

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 Adult ADHD/ADD Support Group 1st & 3rd Mondays, 6:30 pm, A392 Contact: Terry Huff, 627-4191 Adult ADHD/ADD Spouse Workshops Contact: Terry Huff, 627-4191 Al-Anon Tuesdays, 7 pm, Buchanan House 102 Contact: Ken M., 579-4272 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 CoDA Each Thursday, 6:30 pm - BH 102 Contact: Tom B., 308-1041 Divorce Recovery Contact: Shebbie Shields, 324-7240 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. Allison Fasig at 373-3663.

BEAM - Feb 2 Issue  

BEAM - Feb 2 Issue

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