December 9, 2018

Be a Welcoming Church Family: Invite Your Neighbor to Church this Christmas!

Please take some invitation cards for Advent and Christmas Eve services and hand them out in your neighborhood. Lawn signs are available in the breezeway! Please sign them out on the numbered sheet so the Town knows where they are!

Party Bags

God gave us the greatest gift, the birth of Jesus! During second Sunday breakfast today, children are invited to pick up a party bag to take home to celebrate Jesus’ birthday with their family. Bake a cake together and celebrate the true meaning of Christmas. Please limit to one bag per family.  


Tonight, December 9, youth in sixth through twelfth grades will gather 5-7pm for dinner, fellowship, and Bible study. We will read Luke 3:1-6 and talk about “Preparing the Way.”

Church Council of Stewards

The work of the Church Council of Stewards is to envision, plan, implement, and annually evaluate Nolensville First UMC’s ministry and mission. All are invited to the Council meeting this Tuesday, December 11, at 7pm in the Fellowship Hall.

Women’s Bible Study

This week, the Women’s Bible Study will meet this Tuesday, December 11, 7pm, at Lynette’s. For more info, contact Sandy at


This Wednesday, December 12, youth in sixth through twelfth grades will gather 5-7pm for dinner, fellowship, and a brief devotion.

We Are the 99

Nolensville First UMC has a Christmas mission project sponsoring 28 young ladies in need of Christmas this year through a local organization called Eternal Heiress (visit  There are four ways you can get involved:

  • You can sponsor a gift bag with a donation of $50 — write “We Are the 99” on your check or offering envelope
  • You can bring candy and snacks to go in the gift bags
  • You can help assemble the bags (date to be determined)
  • You can help deliver the bags and celebrate Christmas with the young ladies on December 24 at 3pm

Christmas Poinsettias

If you would like to donate towards decorating the church with poinsettias in honor or memory of someone, any generous amount would be greatly appreciated, and you may take home a poinsettia on January 6. Please use the envelopes in the foyer or front hallway. Dedications will be listed in the Christmas Eve bulletin. We will collect dedications through December 16.

Hendricks in the Hallway

Are you interested in Baptism, joining the church, or a particular ministry? Do you have a question about the United Methodist Church? Are you looking for a way to get involved? Grab a cup of coffee from the Fellowship Hall and meet the Pastor Jimmy in the front hallway for a chat anytime 10-10:30am, next Sunday, December 16

Music City Bronze

Next Sunday, December 16, at 4pm in the chapel at Brentwood UMC, come hear a mix of secular and sacred pieces and watch Middle Tennessee's Premier Community Handbell Ensemble show you how much fun bell music can be. Free to the public and great for all ages! Our Sandy is a member of this exciting ensemble! 

Youth@Play: Christmas Party

All youth in sixth through twelfth grades and parents are invited to join us next Sunday, December 16, for our annual NFUMC Youth Christmas Party! We will enjoy dinner, fellowship, and have a gift exchange. Bring a $5 gift!

Christmas Caroling

The entire church is invited to go caroling at Morning Pointe of Brentwood.  We will meet there (1522 Wilson Pike) on Friday, December 21, at 5:30pm and spread some Christmas spirit among the residents!

UMW and GraceWorks

The items for December are pasta, pasta sauce, and canned tomatoes, and Fuel Bag items. Please leave them in the GraceWorks box in the breezeway or in the basket in the foyer.

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