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Making Disciples of Jesus Christ for the Transformation of the World

January 15 - 21, 2017



For 2017, we are challenging our BUMC community to join together with the Daily Field Guide. The Field Guide is like a map for your journey: daily scripture readings, meditations, prayers, and reflections in your email inbox or on your social media feed. This guide will point you in the right direction for the day. Sign up at Contact Herschel at for more information.

Use this QR CODE to sign up today !

RESTOCK THE PANTRY Pick up a shopping list on January 22 & 29 Following the holidays, GraceWorks needs to replenish their supply of food and goods. Let's restock the pantry! Help us reach our goal to collect 15,000 pounds of non-perishable items. Donation bags must be returned by Sunday, February 5. Contact Jennifer at for more information.

INTENTIONAL PARENTING SEMINAR Wednesday, January 18, 6:30 – 8:00 pm, Chapel Join us for a free community event to hear parenting tips from speakers Sissy Goff and David Thomas. As counselors and authors of “Intentional Parenting,” the pair has more than 50 years experience counseling preschool and elementary kids and their parents. Please note: childcare is no longer available for this event. If your child is in Wednesday night programs at BUMC, please let their leader know so they can stay until the end of the seminar. Contact dayschool@bumc. net for more information.

CHILDREN & YOUTH DATES CHILDREN'S MINISTRY (3 years - 6th grade) Sunday School | 9:45 am BUMC56 Sunday Nights | 5:00 – 6:50 pm Wednesday Night Children’s Choirs | 5 – 7 pm BUMC56 Wednesday Night Bible Study | 6:15 – 7:30 pm See the complete schedule at Contact Ellen Garrett at for more information.

STUDENT MINISTRY (7th – 12th grade) Sunday School | 9:45 am Sunday Night Small Groups & Choirs | 5 – 8 pm Wednesday Night Bible Studies | 7 – 8 pm See the complete schedule at Contact Rosanne Schenck at for more information.

DIVORCE RECOVERY FOR ADULTS Wednesdays at 6:30 pm ($30/person) Join us on a path to discovery and rebuild life on a solid foundation. This six-week class allows those who have gone through or are currently going through divorce to meet with others to explore emotions, learn forgiveness and gain access to community resources. Contact Regina at for more information.

Weekly Announcements


In case of inclement weather, please utilize the following resources for updates on closings and cancellations: • Subscribe to Urgent Church Communications at • Check our website homepage at • Follow our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts (@brentwoodumc) • Call 615-373-3663 and select option 2 from the menu for an updated message


Sunday, January 29, 12:30 pm, Room A291 The BUMC Annual Charge Conference will be held on Sunday, January 29, with District Superintendent Harriet Bryan presiding. Help us reconnect with BUMC members with whom we've lost contact. Visit to identify any person you know so they're not removed from our membership roll. Contact to identify an individual.


Tuesdays, January 10 – February 14 6:30 – 8:00 pm, Room B152B A 6-week class for married couples to enhance their relationship and explore conflict resolution as a unit, led by John Fite, PhD. Contact Regina at for more information.


Wednesdays, January 11 – February 8 6:30 – 8:00 pm, Room B152B A 5-week class examining the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection’s study, “Live Well: Exploring Emotional Wellness through Anxiety.” Sign up online at


Visit to sign up. “First Corinthians: Living Love When You Disagree” Wednesdays, 9:15 – 11:30 am Women’s Study led by Lou Anne Jacobs


The BUMC offices will be closed Monday, January 16, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. In the event of an emergency, contact the Pastor-on-call at 615-969-3086. Please leave a message and the pastor will call you back.


Friday, January 27, 9:45 – 11:30 am, Room A291 Parents, have your questions about Kindergarten answered by a panel of local public and private school teachers. Register for this free community event by Monday, January 23. Contact to register.


Saturday, January 28 & Sunday, January 29 Kindergarten Worship Readiness prepares children to attend worship services at BUMC. Cost is $20/ family. Sign up at Contact Megan at for more information.


Bins are outside of Haney Hall to collect warm clothes for our guests at Room in the Inn. Contact Jennifer at for more information.


Friday, February 3, 6:30 pm, Haney Hall Fathers, invite your little girl to the annual Valentine’s Dance. The cost is $35/family. Sign up online at Contact Shelby at for more information.


Friday, February 10, 6:30 pm Embassy Suites Cool Springs Join us for an evening of dinner and dancing to celebrate and support the Center for Youth Ministry Training. Tickets are $125 per person. Purchase tickets online at or at the CYMT Office. Contact Courtney Hicks at


“The Gospel of Mark” (Women’s Study) Thursdays, 9:30 – 11:00 am Women’s Study led by Carol Bumbalough

Friday, February 17, 8 pm, Franklin Theatre Join BUMC women for a night of music by local female artists. Tickets are $21.50 each. Contact Paula at for more information about tickets.

“Making Sense of the Bible” Mondays beginning February 6, 9:30 – 10:30 am Book Study led by Herschel French


“Relay of Truth” (Women’s Study) Tuesdays beginning February 21, 6:30 – 8:00 pm Thursdays beginning February 23, 10:00 – 11:30 am Women’s Study led by Shawna Keller

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

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 now make prayer requests online at 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. Stephen Ministry A trained Stephen Minister meets with you confidentially to listen, care, pray, and help you find healing & wholeness. Call 615-577-4881. 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. Brentwood UMC • 309 Franklin Road • Brentwood, TN 37027 • 615-373-3663

Weekly Announcements - Jan 15  

Weekly Announcements - Jan 15

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