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THE BEAM A Weekly Publication of Brentwood United Methodist Church January 19 - 25, 2014 “Spirit-Led” A sermon series on the Book of Acts, by Dr. Davis Chappell January 18/19 “The Power to Heal” - Acts 3:1-10 January 25/26 “The Power to Serve” – Acts 6:1-7 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.

small groups

Another Chance to Join a Small Group The groups listed below still have openings for more people. If you’re interested in signing-up and learning more, contact Rev. Eric BurtonKrieger at 324-8207 or Groups will start in the next two weeks w/ final information confirmed shortly. • Sunday @ 11 AM (All Ages) | @ 5 PM (Parents) | @ 5 PM (Singles) • Wednesday @ 6:15 PM (Parents) • Men’s Group (All Ages) • Weekday Morning (All Ages) • Weekday Evening for Young Adults and for Married Couples • Single Parent’s New Starting Point Session starts TODAY Classes are scheduled for Sundays, January 19 - February 9 at 11 am. On February 16, class members will meet immediately following the 11 am service for a Q&A lunch with Dr. Jeff Wilson and other church leaders. If you’re interested in learning how to become more active in the congregational life of BUMC, then we encourage you to come to the class which meets in A391. Alive Hospice Grief Support Group Alive Hospice will be hosting an 8-week Grief Support group at BUMC on Thursdays, through March 6, 5:30-7:00 pm. This group will be professionally facilitated and is appropriate for anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one. There is a $40 fee, but this may be waived if needed. To register call 615-963-4732 or e-mail BUMC Youth Choir Winter Retreat to Camp Hillmont: January 31 - February 2 What a great way to start our new choir music (Jubilation, 7-9th, and Sonshine, 10-12th) for the semester, prepare for our Share the Spirit worship night, and choir tour music. A perfect time for new members to join! We will worship, have fun, and wrap up Saturday with our traditional dance party!Email for more info. A Reminder about On-line Giving Looking for a way to bring consistency and convenience to your BUMC giving? Don’t forget about BUMC Access, where you may set up a one-time or recurring gift to the ministries of Brentwood UMC through a bank draft or credit/debit card. For details and to set up your own BUMC Access account, visit

The Church Offices will be closed Monday, January 20 in the observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday. In case of emergency pastor-on-call at 969-3086.

DATE CHANGE: Due to changes beyond our control we have changed the date of our Annual Charge Conference to Sunday, January 26, at 1 pm in the Chapel.

students 7th - 12th Grades

Sunday, January 19 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 7th-9th Grade Schedule: 5:00 pm Snack Supper – Café 5:20 pm Worship & Small Groups – Tabernacle 6:45 pm Jubilation Choir – Music Choir Room 10th-12th Grade Schedule: 5:00 pm Sonshine Choir – Music Choir Room 6:10 pm Snack Supper – Café 6:30 p.]m Worship & Small Groups – Tabernacle Monday, January 20 NO Manfest w/Adam at Dimple’s Deli NO Harvest Hands tutoring

The Art of Forgiving Wednesdays, 9:30-11 am in A291. True forgiveness, “Gods own gift,” is within the capacity of every wounded person, even in circumstances when only hate seems possible. Lewis Smedes will lead us through the stages of forgiveness. Childcare available with registration. Led by Lou Anne Jacobs. 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 You and your family can register to attend online or by emailing Julie Donley at 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 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.

Tuesday, January 21 6:30 am Tuesday Breakfast Club with Lee 6:15 pm Meet at BUMC to carpool to Game Night at Room in the Inn

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, January 10–February 28, 6-9 pm, Singles Space Join the Singles for a rip roaring night of board games! Bring a dish to share.

Wednesday, January 22 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

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

GraceWorks DOnations Bring a canned good items to help stock the pantry at Graceworks! Red donation bin is located by the youth office.

“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.

Wednesday Night Small Group Leaders are needed from 7-8 pm throughout the school year. Contact Lindsay Brooks at . Jubilation & Sonshine Choir Retreat is Jan. 31 – Feb. 2. Register at Camp Barnabas open to 9th-12th grade June 14-20. Register online. Hinton Mission Trip open to 7th-12th grade June 29-July 4. Register online.

Share the Spirit 2014 - Sunday, March 2 5:00 – Live Auction and Dinner 7:00 – Worship Celebration in the Sanctuary Tickets on sale February 9, 16, and 23 in the Breezeways. Experience how the Holy Spirit is working in and through the youth of our congregation. No tickets are required for the Worship Celebration, however, a love offering will be collected during the Celebration service to supplement the costs of the Youth Choir tours and Mission Trips. 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!


Infants - 6th Grade

Missions & Outreach For more info on all missions call David Ssebulime at 342-8222 From Bobbi Copeland, our ministry partner and Volunteer Coordinator at GraceWorks: After a long winter’s nap, we are back at work serving our community! To close out 2013 we have a few things to share: Over 4000 food carts went out of our doors to families that needed food Over 16,000 “fuel Bags” went to students in Williamson County Nearly 9000 requests for assistance came through our doors in 2013 The Manger final totals were 1162 adults and 1246 children served over 8 nights Over 1000 food baskets were delivered for Christmas Congratulations! You did that. Because of the generosity in our community, together we were able to accomplish much more in 2013. May 2014 be a blessing for each of you. His Peace and Mercy, Bobbi BUMC’s 15th Mission Trip to Mexico, January 4-12 We welcome home 2014 Mexico Mission team members : Dwight Armstrong, Jessica Armstrong, JR Armstrong, Raul Alegria, Rick Blahauvietz, John Kennedy, Ed McDougle, Victoria Rebeck, Morgan Stafford, Lee Zimmerman, and mission volunteers Joaquin and Barbara Garcia! GraceWorks “Stock the Pantry” Drive Sunday, January 19 - Wednesday, January 29 Benefitting the Graceworks Pantry, which serves families in Williamson County. ITEM OF THE MONTH: Toilet paper. Most desperately needed: canned ham or chicken, canned beef stew, jars of spaghetti sauce, ready to make meals like Hamburger Helper, crackers, jelly, and personal hygiene and cleaning supplies. For a full list, please go to Room in the Inn Needs Warm Winter Coats Drop off your donations of men and women’s warm winter coats at any red Mission and Outreach bin, located outside the chapel and in the main lobby next to the reception desk. 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

who to contact

Sunday, January 19 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 The Nursery is looking for energetic staff to play with the two and three year olds. Staff must be 16 years old and able to work on Sunday mornings. Contact Meredith Spencer at 324-7239 or H.I.G.H.W.A.Y. 56 5th & 6th Grades

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, January 19 Sunday School 9:45 am & 11 am for all ages NO Mileage NO Alleluia Choir NO Confirmation Wednesday, January 22 Extra Mile 6:15-7:30 pm


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 11/12 2,839

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.

Maybe the New Year Doesn’t Feel So Promising… In addition to the cold weather outside, many people experience “winters” in their personal lives. A Stephen Minister can bring God’s warm love back into your life through their confidential one-on-one care. Call Sheryl at 373-3690 ext. 394 or Rev. Allison Fasig at 373-3663.

BEAM - Jan 19 Issue  

BEAM - Jan 19 Issue