Upcoming & Ongoing

November 12 & 19, December 3 and 10, 12:15 PM: Children's Christmas Pageant Rehearsals (see info below)
November 19 - December 17: Advent Family Photo Challenge
December 9, 11:30 AM: United Methodist Women's Christmas Lunch (Kimbel's Restaurant, Wachesaw Plantation)
December 10, 8:45 AM & 11 AM: Christmas Cantata (in The Sanctuary)
December 10, 4 PM: Blessing of the Animals (outdoor chapel)
December 13, 8:30 AM: Rollie Hanna Breakfast
December 13, 5 PM - 6:15 PM: The Gathering Fellowship Christmas Dinner (click HERE for reservations)
December 13, 6 PM: "Joy Story" Children's Christmas Pageant
December 15, 4 PM: Belin Creative Learning Center, Christmas Program
December 16, 5:30 PM: 55+ Singles Christmas Outing (offsite)
December 17, 6 PM: Blue Christmas Service
December 22-26: OFFICES CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS
December 24 Worship Services: 10:30 AM (Harbor & Sanctuary), 4 PM (Harbor), 6 PM (Sanctuary), 11 PM (Sanctuary)
December 25, 12 noon - 3 PM: Community Christmas Dinner
December 27, 11:30 AM - 1 PM: Community Lunch (Shepherd of the Sea Lutheran Church, Garden City)
December 29: FAMILY LIFE CENTER CLOSED
January 1: CLOSED FOR HOLIDAY
January 14, 3:30 PM - 5 PM: "A People Called Methodist" - birthday celebration for James L. Belin


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"LET THERE BE CHRISTMAS" CANTATA, DECEMBER 10

Belin Chancel Choir, accompanied by an 18-piece orchestra, presents “Let There Be Christmas” on Sunday, December 10, at 8:45 AM and 11 AM in The Sanctuary.

This service in song is a joyous celebration of hope and peace for the Christmas season. From jubilant songs of praise to reflective carols of peace, this experience is filled with moments designed to energize the spirit of the season within you. Participate in the singing of such beloved favorites as The First Noel, Silent Night, Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, and more. At the conclusion, you are certain to say, “Let the be Christmas!”


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CHRISTMAS DAY COMMUNITY DINNER
December 25, 12 noon - 3 PM

Free for everyone - help spread the word! 7,500 meals are expected to be served at three locations across the Grand Strand including Belin Memorial. Meal delivery is available by calling 843.781.1326 by December 23.

Donations Welcome!
Monetary donations are greatly appreciated! Your tax deductible donation may be made payable to Community Christmas Dinner. Mail to Christmas Dinner c/o St. John Greek Church, 3301 33rd Avenue Ext N, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577.

Over 100 Volunteers Needed!
We are in need of many volunteers for this great community event. If you wish to volunteer in any capacity for this event, contact the church office at 843.651.5099. 

Dessert donations will also be appreciated and may be brought to the Family Life Center on December 24 or 25.
 


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UMW CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON
Saturday, December 9, 2017
11:30 AM at Kimbel's Restaurant, Wachesaw Plantation


Ladies, join us for our annual Christmas Luncheon! Our mission is Baby Express (diapers, new born items, toddler clothes, donations).

Registration deadline is December 4, 2017.

Click HERE to sign up!


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ADVENT FAMILY PHOTO CHALLENGE
November 19 - December 17

Celebrate the coming of Jesus by taking part in this family photo challenge! Grab your family, friends, pets, etc. and take a picture representing each of the ten assigned words (click HERE for rules & info). Share your photos on the Belin Facebook page, Instagram, or Twitter. Prizes will be awarded for the most creative pics!

Any questions may be directed to Jane Sparks (janes@belinumc.org or 843.357.5185).


THE GATHERING
FAMILY FELLOWSHIP MEALS
Wednesday Evenings
5 PM - 6:15 PM (Family Life Center)

Click HERE to make a reservation for The Gathering.

2017 dates for the Gathering: December 13

The Christmas Gathering meal will be served on December 13 followed by "Joy Story" children's Christmas pageant at 6 PM. Pageant reservations are not required (see announcement below). 

Meals are served from 5 PM to 6:15 PM. Bring the whole family for a great meal and fellowship with others in our Belin Memorial family. Cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children ages 3-11 (children under 3 are free).
Contact Brandy Streett, 843.357.5180 for information.


"JOY STORY" CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS PAGEANT
Wednesday, December 13, at 6 PM in the Family Life Center.


The Education Team invites everyone to this year's children's pageant!

Rehearsals are at 12:15 PM on these Sundays: November 12, 19, December 3 and 10. 

The Gathering Christmas dinner will be served beginning at 5 PM on the night of the pageant. Reservations for dinner must be made by Monday, December 11. If you choose to attend the pageant only, please come and find a seat by 5:50 PM (no reservations needed). Dinner reservations may be made online (Click HERE). Menu: fried chicken, green beans, macaroni & cheese, roll, dessert, and beverage.


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BELIN BACKPACK MISSION
Feeding 200+ children from Georgetown and Horry County each weekend during the school year. Food donations go directly to children in our community. Belin's Backpack Mission has joined with Lowes Foods of Murrells Inlet for monthly food drives. Watch the Inlet View E-News for dates and times. If you would like to volunteer to help with upcoming food drives, contact Kara Dellinger.

You are also invited to use the green "Sack Hunger" bags to bring non-perishable food items of any kind to the Family Life Center lobby of narthex in the sanctuary each week.

SUGGESTED GROCERY LIST
Chicken Noodle Soup (10 3/4 oz. cans)
Ramen Noodles (chicken or beef)
Cans of Pasta
Vienna Sausages
Mac & Cheese (single servings)
Cups of Fruit or Pudding
Peanut Butter Crackers
Pop Tarts
Oatmeal (single serve packets)
Granola Bars


RIGHTNOW MEDIA DIGITAL LIBRARY
Belin Memorial and RightNow Media are offering you free access to over 10,000 discipleship videos for kids, youth, and adults. "It's the Netflix of video Bible studies!"

Click HERE to read more about RightNow Media.

Click HERE to sign up now for RightNow Media's extraordinary video library!


Sundays

THE SANCTUARY
Traditional Worship
8:45 AM & 11:00 AM
in the Sanctuary

THE HARBOR
Modern Worship
8:45 AM &11 AM
in the Family Life Center

55+ SINGLES GROUP
The 55+ Singles group at Belin Memorial has some outings planned . . . join us for some fun and fellowship!
     - Upcoming events will be posted here as schedule is made available
     - Contact Charlotte Downey for general information.