Brentwood United Methodist Church

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Welcome to Brentwood UMC

We are glad you are here! We would love to have you join us in worship in one of our various services. We offer worship services on Saturday and Sunday. These services range from traditional to blended.

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Service Times

Saturday Evening
6:00 pm Casual/traditional

Sunday Mornings

8:15 am Traditional/blended
9:45 am Contemporary
11:05 am Traditional


We are located at 309 Franklin Road, Brentwood, TN.  We are directly across from the Brentwood Place Shopping Center, 1.5 miles south of Old Hickory Blvd.

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For Adults

We have many opportunities each week to help connect you with others. Whether that’s in a Sunday morning class, a small group, a short-term class, or a Disciple Bible Study group. 

Sunday Morning Classes Short-term Classes

For Your Children

We have many opportunities each week to connect your preschoolers and elementary aged children with others and to grow their faith.

MORE INFO HERE Weekday preschools

For Your Teens

We have many ministry opportunities going on each week to help you connect with others, grow in your faith and use your gifts. If you are a new youth to BUMC in the 7th-12th grade, we hope you will join us on a Sunday night for worship, small groups, and youth choir.

Weekly ScheduleYouth Choirs

Group Support

Addiction and Recovery: Christ-centered Education and Prayer Service

BUMC held a  series on the medical, emotional, and spiritual components of addiction and recovery concluding with a prayer service. This series was intended for those struggling with any addiction, impacted by it, or interested in learning more.  The audio portion for each of these sessions is available by clicking on the links below.

Physical effects of addiction and Recovery by Shannon Webb, RN

Emotional effects of addiction and recovery by Dr. John Fite

Spiritual effects of addiction and recovery by Rev. Justin Collett

Addiction Support for Senior Adults - RehabNet

Supported by the National Council on Seniors Drug and Alcohol Rehab, RehabNet provides support for senior adults struggling with addiction, as well as caregivers and family members or friends of those struggling.

Adoption/Foster Care Group and Orphan Ministry

The Adoption Support and Orphan/Foster Care Committee has a three-part focus of supporting families who are exploring and navigating the adoption process, encouraging BUMC foster families (6 families now in training!), and facilitating orphan care opportunities for our congregation. Our vision for our congregation is to embrace caring for God’s most vulnerable children in some way by serving the least of these. If you want to get involved in any way, please contact Stephanie Walton at 615.243.5531 or .

Adult ADHD/ADD Support Group

Meets 1st & 3rd Mondays, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m., Room A392
Offers workshops for Spouses of Adults with ADHD/ADD.
Contact Terry Huff at 615.627.4191

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Support Groups

Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem. See our AA groups meeting times below which meet in our Buchannan House.  For more info about AA go to To see additional AA Meeting opportunities in the Middle Tennessee area, please click here.

Groups for Men and Women:

Men’s Prime Time:

    Meets Fridays, 7:00 p.m., Buchanan House 101 room 101

Women Only:

    Meets Mondays, 9:00 a.m., Buchanan House room 102

Contact Shannon Garrett

Al-Anon Support Group

Friends and family members of problem drinkers share their experiences and learn how to apply the principles of the A-Anon program to their individual situations.  Younger family members and friends attend Alateen meetings.  Sponsorship gives members an opportunity to get personal support from someone more experienced in the program.

    Meets Tuesdays,  7:00pm, Buchannan House room 101

Contact Peggy M; 615.373.1952 or  OR  Contact Linda G; 615.376.7723 or

Alzheimer’s Encouragement Group

Alzheimer’s Support - 2nd Tuesdays, 7 p.m. in Room A389
A support group for caregivers, friends, and family of persons with Alzheimer’s and other memory loss.
For information, please contact Sue Dowling at 615.970.8393.

Boundaries Class

What are boundaries? Why do I need them? When I say “no,” do others know I mean it? How do I get others and myself to recognize and respect the set boundaries?  This class is open to the public and materials for the class cost $21. For questions or more information please contact Rev. Shebbie Shields at   .

The class meets on Wednesdays from 6:30-8pm. Dates for the next session will be announced soon. 

Cancer Support: Partners in Hope - Companions in the Journey of Cancer

Partners in Hope provides support to those in the local community who have been diagnosed with cancer.  Contact Shebbie Shields at 615.324.7240 or  for meeting time and location.

Career Transition Support Group (CTSG)

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For those experiencing job loss or a career change.
Meets Mondays, 6:30 p.m., Room A291 (Haney Hall).
Contact Hal Hassall, 615.972.5119 or

CoDA Support Group

Co-Dependents Anonymous, is a program of recovery from co-dependence, where each person may share their experience, strength, and hope in an effort to find freedom where there has been bondage and peace where there has been turmoil in our relationships with others and ourselves. Our CoDA group meets Thursdays at 6:30pm at our Buchannan House. For more info about CoDA go to
Each Thursday, 6:30 p.m. - Buchanan House room 101

Contact: Tom B., 615.308.1041

Divorce Recovery for Adults

Six-week series dealing with issues of adjusting to change, stages of grieving, forgiveness, children's issues, and rebuilding healthy relationships.   This class meets on Wednesdays from 6:30 - 8p.m.   For  more information, please contact Rev. Shebbie Shields at

The class meets on Wednesdays from 6:30-8pm. Dates for the next session will be announced soon. 

Fish and Loaves Meal Assistance

Members of this team provides temporary (2-4 weeks, 3-4 meals per week) meal assistance to church members, their families, and friends who are unable to prepare healthy meals for their households due to crisis. Contact Lindsay LeBreton at .

Financial and Food Assistance (Emergency)

Please call 615.324.7255 for further information.

GraceNotes Ministries

Volunteers write to recipients once a month on a rotating basis and stationery is provided. Their job is to bring a little sunshine into the lives of those that may not see much of it these days.
Contact Julie Donley at 615.324.7254,

Grief Support Groups

For pastoral grief support, contact Dr. Jeff Wilson at 615.324.8208 or  .

Grief Care: 4- week class filled with practical applications for those who seek to claim hope & healing in the face of their ongoing grief.  If you have questions, contact Dr. Jeff Wilson at 615.324.8208 or  .

Meets on Sundays in November (4, 11, 18, 25) from 11:00am-12:00pm. Meeting in room A389.

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Infertility Encouragement Group

We are here to walk with you through the pain and grief of infertility.  Contact Gretchen at 615.319.5832 to share your story, to be connected to local resources and to receive care and support. Contact Gretchen Voyles -

Inclusivity Support

This ministry seeks to ensure the BUMC is a place where all people have a home to follow Christ.  It is our mission to provide care and support for those who are seeking to find and experience the love of Christ within a community of faith regardless of their sexual orientation, as well as provide resources for their family members and friends.  Contact Shannon Garrett:  615.577.7267, .

Living Well through Anxiety

 "Let go and let God" many might hear. But, did you know anxiety has biological causes and is not the result of your inability to "let go?” Do you suffer from Anxiety? This is a five-week study utilizing the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection study entitled Living Well. During the past sessions of Living Well Through Anxiety, over 80% of those who have completed this class have reported a noticeable reduction in their anxiety symptoms. Come as we explore a life of emotional wellness and have an opportunity to breathe and encourage one another. For questions or more information please contact Rev. Shebbie Shields at  .

This class meets on Wednesdays from 6:30-8pm. Dates for the next session will be announced soon.

Stephen Ministry

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Stephen Ministers are members of our church who have received extensive training and provide confidential, one-to-one, Christian care to people who are dealing with health crises and other difficulties. They will listen, care, encourage, pray with and for you, and provide weekly support for you as long as your need persists. To find out how Stephen Ministers can help, please call 615.577.4881.

Sunny Day Club - Memory Loss Support

Meets Tuesdays, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Fellowship group for those who are experiencing the early stages of memory loss.  Club members must be able to care for and feed themselves, or caregivers may remain with them to care for their needs during the meeting. Pre-registration is required. To register, contact Katie Anderson, 615.370.9467, email her at