Nuts & Bolts

Greetings Smyrna 1st UMC Family,

I hope this email is finding you well this week! Sending you all blessings and prayers this week.

I will be on vacation starting May 24th and ending on June 1st. I will be at church on Sunday's, otherwise send me a text if you need me.

Summer is here! Please take a look below for what is happening in Youth Ministry:

***Please help me and share the word for BBQ Sales ***

There is still time to order BBQ from our youth! You have until May 29th to get your orders in. Below are all the details:

Order online @ or email/call Trevor Gentry: 615-459-2826 or

Cost is $9 per pound & $5 a pint jar of Stacey’s Dodge “Granny’s Homemade Sauce”

Pick up is Saturday June 2nd and Sunday June 3rd from 10 to Noon in the fellowship hall!

  • As a reminder we need ALL hands on deck Saturday June 2nd & Sunday June 3rd in the Fellowship Hall from 8am-Noon (including parents)!! All youth must help out to receive any discount for District Camp. 

Important Fire on the Mountain Camp Information (District Camp):

  • District Camp is right around the corner (June 25th-29th). If your child is going I need a down payment of $20 by THIS SUNDAY May 27th! 
    • If I do not receive a $20 down payment by then I will assume your child is not going..I will NOT track you down money this year! 
    • Final $80 fee is due by Sunday June 17th! 

***No youth this Wednesday 5/23 or Sunday 5/27!! Enjoy your memorial day week and  first week out of school***

Upcoming Events

  • Saturday June 9th Junior High Bonfire @ Josh & Christi Coon's Farm 7-9pm. All junior high are welcome!
    • Here is the address: 3896 Rockdale Fellowship Rd. Mount Juliet TN 37122. * If you need a ride please let me know! 
  • VBS 6/3-6/7 from 6-8pm
  • Wednesday 6/13: Jr. High & Sr. High Small Groups/Outside Games 6:30-8:00pm.
  • Saturday 6/16 Sr. High Hangout 4-7pm TBD 
  • Saturday 7/1 Jr. High Pool Party @ Camron & Jane Phelps )TBD)
  • June 25th-29th Youth District Camp- See Trevor ASAP to Register! $20 Down Payment Due May 27th!!
  • July 16th-20th Youth Missions Week: This year we have decided to participate in local missions. The Youth Ministry Leader Team & Youth Council see the importance of local missions. We need volunteers!!! If you can help out during our missions week, we would be grateful!

o   Youth Registration is due by Sunday June 3rd

Weekly Youth Gatherings

Sunday Morning Bible Study - 10-10:45 am

Youth Group - Sunday, 5-7 pm (dismissed until August)

"eXchange"  Wednesday, 6:00-8:00 pm during Summer