Bellaire Community United Methodist Church
Sunday, May 26, 2019
Growing in Jesus

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401 N. Bridge St.
Bellaire, MI  49615


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Endings and Beginnings
June will be a month of transition.  Pastor Eric will be reappointed to St. Ignace, and Pastor Dan Phillips will begin his appointment July 1.
July 7 - Pastor Dan's first sermon (Communion Sunday)
June 30 - Guest Speaker, Pastor Tom Ash
June 23 - Guest Speaker, Pastor Tom Ash
June 16 - "All's Well That Begins Well" - 2 Timothy 3 (Pastor Eric's final sermon)
June 9 - "Remaining in the Vine" - John 15 (Communion Sunday)
June 2 - Guest Speaker, Pastor Tom Ash.  (Michigan Annual Conference Weekend)
Big Buts in the Bible

Anyone can make excuses to God, and many did, BUT God still used them for his kingdom.

May 26 – "Child’s Play" (Jeremiah 1) - Graduation Sunday - Worship starts at 10:04 AM


With All Your Heart - Lent and Easter

Lent is historically a time of introspection and cleansing, a time when we look forward to the celebration of Easter by asking what God desires of us.  The call to return to God with all our hearts echoes in many passages and stories in the Bible.  This is not just a time of fasting and penance, but also a time to remember just how good the good news really is, by recommitting ourselves to the Lord.  (Series courtesy of
April 21, 2019 - "Believing" (John 20) - Easter Sunday - Breakfast at 9:00 AM, Worship at 10:30 AM.
April 19, 2019 - "Through the Curtain" - Good Friday - Ecumenical Service at St. Luke's Catholic Church, 7:00 PM
March 6, 2019 - Ash Wednesday, 12:30-1:00 PM at Meadow Brook, 4543 South M-88, Bellaire, MI 49615
Tell Me The Stories
Jesus was an amazing teacher.  But he never lectured; he told stories with images everyone could relate to.  These parables tell us the truth about God’s kingdom and invite us to take part in it.  Come join us as we hear some of the greatest stories ever told.

March 3, 2019 - “A Fish Tale” (Luke 5) - Rev. Dick Morrison, guest preacher

Feb. 10, 2019 - Youth Sunday (Northern Waters District Youth leading worship)

Jan. 27, 2019 - “A New Community in Christ” (Romans 15), Guest speaker: Jim Willford


Prepare the Way - Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany
Ever since 2000 years ago when Jesus came to this earth, his people have eagerly anticipated his return.  As we again celebrate the high holiday of Christmas, we learn that Jesus' mission for us continues, no matter what season it is.  (Preaching series courtesy of
"Search" - 1st Sunday after Christmas, December 30, 2018

Security, Peace, and Fear
Anxiety is a big problem in our world today.  What does the Bible say about security, peace and fear? How can we confront the attitudes that keep us from experiencing the joy and peace Jesus has for us?  Come and find out.

"Workers for the Harvest" - October 14, 2018 - Jerry Bernard, Crossroads Farm NW MI Youth Ministry
The Gratitude Campaign
We have an inherent need to thank God.  Whether or not we do is another question.  Learn what the Bible says about gratitude and giving thanks for what God does in our lives and in our church.
"The Demand of Our Barns" - October 7, 2018 - Gratitude Sunday Celebration and Communion
"A Little Goes a Long Way" - September 30, 2018
Life is a Highway - Read the Map
Christianity is all about the journey, not just the final destination.  Fortunately, God gives us great directions in his Word.  Join us as we journey through the Bible and find our way on the road of life.