Who We Are
Where We Are
Come As You Are at Liberty United Methodist Church means being in a relaxed atmosphere where you can come casual or decide to wear your Sunday's best; worshipping God with your family, friends, neighbors and guests; being lifted up by songs of praise; being inspired, encouraged and challenged, and enjoying good food and fellowship after a dynamic church service.
Come As You Are is an invitation to come without having to "dress up" your life and heart. If you're in a good place in life, we'll rejoice with you. If you come feeling battered by life, we'll hug you and pray with you, especially when you are experiencing life challenges and burdens.
After all, Jesus said, "Come to me, all of you who are tired and carrying the weight of the world on your shoulders. I'll give you rest." (Matthew 11:28) This is the Jesus we serve and the one we will introduce to you!
About Us Liberty United Methodist Church is a multi cultural, multi generational church located in Brentwood, Tennessee. We are a growing small congregation with a compassion for ministering and serving others beyound our walls and community. Our mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
Deuteronomy 5:16 (NIV)
"Honor your father and your mother, as the LORD your God has commanded you, so that you may live long and that it may go well with you in the land the LORD your God is giving you.
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"The Mission of Liberty United Methodist Church is to be a Family of Faith actively serving God and Neighbor"
If you wish to meet with Pastor Felicia either on Sundays following the worship service or during the week, please call her, email her or send her a text message. Pastor Felicia's number is 484-919-2114 and her email is: firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, if anyone needs to be visited at home, Pastor Felicia will be glad to do so as well!
THE SEASON AFTER PENTECOST
The Season After Pentecost lasts from the day after Pentecost to the day before Advent. Thus, it began on June 1, 2020 and ends on November 28, 2020, the day before the first Sunday of Advent. The theme for the season is that the Church fulfills the Great Commission of making disciples of Jesus Christ, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit and teaching everyone to obey everything that Christ has commanded us to do! As for the colors of the season, in most churches, the decorations are green to symbolize the growth and life of the Church! The Season After Pentecost is essentially the part of the year that is left over after everything has been accounted for. The name of this season varies widely and therefore, it can be called Kingdom Tide, Dominion Tide, or Ordinary Time.
THE PARABLES OF JESUS – SUMMER SERMON SERIES
What is the kingdom of heaven? Where is it found? What does it take to get in? And when will it begin or, has it already begun? Jesus knew that His disciples and believers in every generation would have those questions. In the Gospels, Jesus uses parables - memorable, real-life stories with hidden meanings - to clearly define the kingdom, explain the rules for entering, and paint an unforgettable portrait of life inside the kingdom, as well as outside. The summer sermon series “Parables of Jesus” will show us how to live like we are in heaven while still on earth. As Christian believers, God expects nothing less. The parables are a beautiful picture for us as to what it truly looks like to be a sold out follower of Jesus, and so as we journey through some of these parables this summer, my hope and my prayer is that we would take the teachings of Jesus in these parables and faithfully and honestly look at our lives and ask ourselves if the desire of our hearts is to live as citizens of the heavenly kingdom as we see described in the parables of Jesus. Together as we study the words of Jesus this summer, let's allow the Gospel to change us from the inside out and let's allow our lives to be overcome by Christ’s unconditional love!
JUNE 07 “WISE AND FOOLISH BUILDERS” MATTHEW 7:24-27
JUNE 14 “THE LOST SHEEP” MATTHEW 18:10-14
JUNE 21 “FATHER’S LOVE” (FATHER’S DAY) LUKE 15:11-32
JUNE 28 “THE MUSTARD SEED” MATTHEW 13:31-32
JULY 05 “PEARL OF GREAT PRICE” MATTHEW 13:45-46
JULY12 “THE WEDDING BANQUET” MATTHEW 22:1-14
JULY 19 “THE SOWER” MATTHEW 13:1-23
JULY 26 “THE TALENTS” MATTHEW 25:14-30
"SPIRITUAL FORMATION & SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES"
LIBERTY LUNCH BUNCH
Our lunch dates have been changed to 1st Fridays of every month. Our next lunch will be Fri, Nov 1st. at Vanderbilt Legends Club, 11:30am. Everyone is invited. RSVP via text to:
Peg (615) 202-0461 or
Sylvia (615) 427-8562
VENTURING - BSA OPPORTUNITIES at Liberty starts in 2019. Venturing is an inclusive program through Boy Scouts of America for males and females aged 14-21 (or 13 and completed the 8th grade). It's operated through Venturing Crews, units of youth and advisors that meet on set schedules and plan activities and events for youth like you! Be on the look-out for more information.
Men's Fellowship Ministry - Service Projects opportunities and Fellowship gathering throughout the year. Contact Dale Bartholomew email@example.com 615-290-6496 for details and to sign up for service projects. This ministry is opened to all men or young men who are interested in worshipping God through service.
Al-Anon Meetings are held Mondays at 6:30 pm at Liberty in the Fellowship Hall. These sessions are open to anyone who has been impacted by someone with a drinking problem.
Piano and Voice Lessons At Liberty - Now enrolling students ages 4-adult! What is offered:
- Private piano lessons (30 minutes or 1 hour)
- Private voice lessons (30 minutes or 1 Hour)
Pre-school instruction is unique, as student actually learn to read music and play piano. Instruction catered to the interest of the child with the goal of becoming a well rounded musician. Music Theory and History incorporated in lessons Performance opportunities
About the Instructors:
Cassidy Gephart holds a Bachelor of Music from Belmont University in Commercial Music with an emphasis in piano performance. Along with her most recent instruction in jazz and other popular styles, she has a background and extensive training in classical music. She is dedicated to providing an enjoyable, formative experience and instilling a love for music in all of her students.
Arianna Hume holds a Bachelor of Music from Belmont University in Commercial Voice. Thanks to her private voices studies at Belmont, her regular experiences as a performing artist and session singer in Nashville, and her teaching background, Arianna now has a very well-rounded approach to teaching voice. In her studio, she strives to create a unique environment where each student is given the freedom to realize their potential and explore their own instrument, building th foundation needed to become a competent musician.
Our Youth Group is growing! Please consider signing up to provide a Sunday meal or come and fellowshipping with these amazing young people on Sunday evening from 5:30 - 7:30 pm.