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

Directions

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.

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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

Summer 2018

CHILDREN YOUTH ADULTS OUTREACH MUSIC FAMILY

Children's PROGRAMS

Summer Sunday School

Sundays, June 3 – August 5, 9:30 a.m., Children’s wing
Contact Megan Teegarden at  to learn more.

Vacation Bible School

June 25-28, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Experience the ride of a lifetime with God at Rolling River Rampage! For kids ages 4 years (5 years by August 15) to 4th grade (2017-2018 school year). Cost is $10/child. Deadline is May 31. Contact Megan Teegarden at  to learn more.

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VOLUNTEER AT VBS
We still need adult and youth volunteers to make this week happen! Contact Megan Teegarden at  to learn more.

VOLUNTEER (ADULTS)VOLUNTEER (YOUTH)

BUMC56 Bridge Retreat

July 26-29
Bridge Retreat is a time of fun, fellowship, and learning as we welcome incoming 5th graders to BUMC56 and say farewell to outgoing 6th graders. Contact Rev. Maggie Jarrell at  to learn more.

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Kids Music Camp

July 30 – August 2, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. | End of Camp Performance: August 2, 6 p.m.
Parents, sign your kids up for a fun week of singing and musical discovery! For 1st – 5th graders (2017-2018 school year); hosted by Worship & Arts. Cost is $140. Register by June 15. Contact Amanda Craft at  to learn more.

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Blessing of the Backpacks Service

Sunday, August 5, 9:30 a.m., Family Life Center
For incoming K through 6th graders. Contact Megan Teegarden at  to learn more.

Promotion Sunday

Sunday, August 12, 9:30 a.m., Children's wing
For incoming K through 6th graders. Contact Megan Teegarden at  to learn more.

BUMC56 Open House

Sunday, August 26
Contact Rev. Maggie Jarrell at  to learn more.

Youth PROGRAMS

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Summer Sunday School

Sundays, May 27 – August 5, 9:30 a.m., Tabernacle
“Beyond the Walls” – faith conversations with special guests. Contact Rosanne Schenck at  to learn more.

Senior Day Out

Wednesday, May 30, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Graduating high school seniors, join Adam for a fun day out! We'll do an Escape Game, go out for lunch, and enjoy spending time with each other. Contact Rosanne Schenck at  to learn more.

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Jubilation Send-Off Concert

Sunday, June 3, 4 p.m., Sanctuary
Enjoy a free concert by our Jubilation Choir before they head off on their Choir Tour to North and South Carolina. Contact James Wells at  to learn more.

Jubilation Choir Tour

June 4-8, North and South Carolina
For 7th – 9th graders. Registration is closed. Contact James Wells at  to learn more.

Wednesday Night Programs

June 6: Movie Night at BUMC
June 20: Bowling Night
June 27: Day at the Park
July 11: Nerf Wars
July 25: Dodgeball
August 1: Night of Worship
Contact Rosanne Schenck at  to learn more.

Student Ministry Night at the Sounds Game

Sunday, June 11, 6:45 p.m., Nashville Sounds Stadium

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Volunteer at Annual Conference

June 13-15, BUMC
Contact Rosanne Schenck at  to learn more.

High School Mission Trip

June 17-22, Hinton Rural Life Center
Trip is full. Contact Lee French at  to be put on the waitlist.

Volunteer at VBS

June 25-28, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

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Sonshine Choir Tour

July 14-21, Washington, D.C.
For 10th – 12th graders. Registration is closed. Contact James Wells at  to learn more.

Middle School Mission Trip

July 15-20, Chattanooga
Trip is full. Contact Derek Walker at  to be put on the waitlist.

Sonshine Home Concert

Sunday, July 22, 7 p.m., Sanctuary
Help us welcome home our Sonshine Choir from their Choir Tour to Washington, D.C. Invite your friends and family to this exciting worship experience full of music and glory sighting from their trip. Contact James Wells at  to learn more.

Promotion Sunday

Sunday, August 12, 9:30 a.m., Tabernacle  

Student Ministry Kickoff

Sunday, August 19, 5-8 p.m.

Sunday Night Small Groups & Choirs Begin

Sunday, August 26, 5-8 p.m.

Adult PROGRAMS

Refuel: Christianity and the Methodist Movement

Wednesdays, May 2-23, 5:30 p.m. (dinner), 6:20 p.m. (study), Family Life Center
A special series on John Wesley and Methodist history with Dr. Davis Chappell and Bishop Joe Pennel. Registration only needed for dinner ($5 for ages 12 and under; $10 for ages 13 and up - $30 max/family) or childcare. 

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BUMC Women Kayaking Trip

Saturday, June 2, 9 a.m., Columbia
Kayak the Duck River with BUMC Women! Join us for a day on the river with Higher Pursuits. Cost is $25 and includes all equipment rental fees. Payment will be taken the day of the trip. Contact Paula Cryan at  to sign up by May 25.

Women's Summer Sabbath

Tuesdays, June 19 & July 17, 6:15 – 8 p.m.
"Courageous Women of the Bible"
This summer, we'll focus on courageous women of the Bible. Come for a light supper, table conversations, Scripture studies, and hands-on activities. Cost is $15. 
Contact Carol Bumbalough at  to learn more.

Women’s Bible Study

Thursday mornings, June 7-28, 9:30 – 11 a.m.
This study, led by Carol Bumbalough, is an in-depth exploration of four of Jesus' miracles. Through this study, we will discover how our weakness is an invitation for God to work powerfully in our lives. Contact Carol Bumbalough at to learn more.

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Point Men Kayaking Trip

Saturday, June 9, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m., Duck River
Join the Point Men on a trip down the Duck River with Higher Pursuits. Cost is $25 and will be collected on the day of the trip. Contact Herschel French at to learn more.

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Enneagram Class

Wednesdays beginning June 20, 6-8 p.m.
Learn more about yourself and the 9 Enneagram personality types through this study by Enneagram master teacher, Suzanne Stabile. Cost is $40. Led by Kaay Burris. Contact Rev. Allison Gossett at to learn more.

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UMW Summer Potluck

Monday, July 9, 6 p.m.
Contact Carol Bumbalough at  to learn more.

OUTREACH OPPORTUNITIES

Legacy Mission Village English Conversations & Citizenship Classes

Monday/Wednesday and Tuesday/Thursday in June & July, 10-12 p.m.
Participate in Legacy’s English conversations and citizenship classes. These classes practice everyday English, so teaching experience is not necessary. Come weekly, one day, or even once a month. Training is provided. Contact  to sign up.

Harvest Hands Summer Camp

June 11 – August 3
Harvest Hands is looking for volunteers to share special skills with the kids, including dance, art, music, cooking, coding, acting, etc. Contact Chartrice Crowley at  to sign up.

Gordon Memorial UMC Freedom School

June 11-July 20
Volunteer as a daily morning reader, visual or performing arts leader, classroom helper, or a parent educational assistant. Visit Nashville Freedom School to learn more. Contact  to sign up.

Mission Mondays

Mondays, June 18, July 9 & July 16, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Bring the whole family out for a day of service with one of our ministry partners. Help us organize supplies at a foster care Safe Room, pass out water bottles in Downtown Nashville to those experiencing homelessness, or serve at a soup kitchen. Afterward, we’ll get ice cream or lunch and talk about our time serving together.

June 18 July 9 July 16

Vacation Bible School Volunteers

June 25-28, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
We need YOU to help us make this week happen! All ages and stages of life are needed. Contact Megan Teegarden at  to learn more.

VOLUNTEER (Adult)Volunteer (Youth)

Christmas in July

June 23 – July 22
Be a part of the 10th Annual Christmas in July and help us fill 800 backpacks for children in need. Items collected will be distributed to students in Williamson and Davidson Counties. Packing lists will be available online and at the tables in the Narthex beginning June 23. Contact Trina Gross at  or Rev. Toi King at  to learn more.

Project Transformation Reading Week

July 23-26, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., Antioch UMC
Sign up to read with children on one or multiple days during our Reading Week with Project Transformation Tennessee. This is a great project for people ages 12 and up to participate. Help PT in their pursuit to increase literacy for children in our community.

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Love In Deed Golf Scramble

Monday, August 13, 1 p.m. – 7 p.m
Save the date for our annual golf scramble! All proceeds raised will benefit two of our Love In Deed projects: Rise Against Hunger, which assembles nutritional food packages for those who are suffering from hunger all over the world, and UMCOR, which assembles emergency health kits for people affected by natural disasters. Registration will open June 8. Contact Rev. David Ssebulime at to learn more.

MUSIC CAMPS, TOURS, AND CONCERTS

Jubilation Send-Off Concert

Sunday, June 3, 4 p.m., Sanctuary
Enjoy a free concert by our Jubilation Choir before they head off on their Choir Tour to North and South Carolina. Contact James Wells at  to learn more.

Jubilation Choir Tour

June 4-8, North and South Carolina
For 7th – 9th graders. Registration is closed. Contact James Wells at  to learn more.

Sonshine Choir Tour

July 14-21, Washington, D.C.
For 10th – 12th graders. Registration is closed. Contact James Wells at  to learn more.

Sonshine Home Concert

Sunday, July 22, 7 p.m., Sanctuary
Help us welcome home our Sonshine Choir from their Choir Tour to Washington, D.C. Invite your friends and family to this exciting worship experience full of music and glory sighting from their trip. Contact James Wells at  to learn more.

Kids Music Camp

July 30 – August 2, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. | End of Camp Performance: August 2, 6 p.m.
Parents, sign your kids up for a fun week of singing and musical discovery! For 1st – 5th graders (2017-2018 school year); hosted by Worship & Arts. Cost is $140. Register by June 15. Contact Amanda Craft at  to learn more.

REGISTER

FAMILY EVENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

Launching Point

Sundays, June 10, July 8 & August 12, 9:45 & 11 a.m., BUMC Parlor (downstairs below Narthex)
Get a snapshot of who we are and what we value here at BUMC, plus learn the next step in becoming more connected to the congregational life of our church. Launching Point is perfect for recent visitors or for those who are considering church membership. Contact Rev. Shelby Slowey at to learn more.

Summerfest

Sunday, August 12, 5-7 p.m., BUMC parking lot
Join us at Summerfest! This community-wide event has fun for your whole family with live music, local food trucks, and inflatables for the kids. Contact Rev. Shelby Slowey at  to learn more.