"The Generosity Challenge: 28 Days of Gratitude, Prayer, and Faith Workbook is available in the church office for a donation of $10.
"You were born to be generous; You were created in the image of God."
Our sermon series for the month of November will be based be based on this book focusing on these abiding truths and will become abundantly clear as we navigate the Generosity Challenge : Nov. 3 "Born to Be Generous," Nov. 10 "Grounded in Gratitude," Nov. 17 "Revealed Through Prayer," and Nov. 24 "Sealed by Faith."
Starting Tomorrow, Nov.7!!!
We could still use a couple more people!
Broadway UMC Habitat Volunteers will re-build a small porch and steps plus add a ramp for an 87 year-old lady. By now, we have these projects down pat! On Thursday, Scott Dahms and Bill Ribble will lead volunteers in tearing away the old structure and blocking in the new. We probably need only 2 additional volunteers that day. On Friday and Saturday, Nov 8 & 9th, we need additional volunteers to help complete the project. Depending on the number of volunteers, we should have most of work done by Friday. We can use your help on any or all of these days. If you have volunteered before, we hope you will come again. If you are new to Habitat, please join us! Along with our work, we always have fun and always have delicious cookies for snacks!!
Location: 1009 Level Drive, Alcoa, TN

Time: 8:00 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. (bring a light lunch)

Project: The project involves building a 5’ x 10’ front porch, a 4 step stairs, and a 32 ft long handicap ramp plus removing the old structure.

Please CLICK HERE if you want to volunteer! Even if you can just make it for a day, we hope you will volunteer!
Smoky Mountain District UMW Annual Meeting and Officer Training on Nov 2 was held at Broadway United Methodist Church in Maryville with music from our Praise Band. 68 women gathered in our chapel. $900
This Once Upon a Table group enjoyed dinner this past week at the home of Sonny and Alda Hamrick. Also pictured are Joe and Jill Fox, Doris Chrzanowski and Margery Copenhaver.
Family Promise Training Available!

Do you have a Servant’s Heart? If you are looking for an opportunity to put that servant’s heart into action, Family Promise is a great way to get started! Volunteer training is available on Sunday, Nov. 10 from 4:30 to 5:30 at the Blount County Family Promise Day Center located in the old Bungalow UMC on Pinedale St. If you have any interaction with the families in the Family Promise program, you should make plans to attend. Training will be offered throughout the coming year, but this is the last opportunity in 2019. Please consider attending this one-hour session so that you can join the Broadway FP team for 2020! If you have questions, contact Mary Lynn Roy at roydogs@bellsouth.net or 724-6234 .
Don't Forget to Sign Up!
Day In Season Finale will be Tuesday, November 12, at noon, with guest speaker, Charles W. Maynard, a Broadway favorite. Charles is an ordained United Methodist minister, storyteller, and author. He has served in the Holston Conference of the United Methodist Church for over 40 years. He has authored or co-authored 31 books, including 22 children’s books. He has also written United Methodist Sunday school and devotional literature as well as numerous magazine articles. Charles is known for his telling of traditional Appalachian Mountain tales, stories of American history, and personal narratives of growing up in the Cumberlands of Tennessee. Charles worked as the first executive director of Friends of Great Smoky Mountains National Park and was named as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the History of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Charles is now serving as an associate pastor at Cokesbury UMC in Knoxville. Charles married his high school sweetheart, Janice, who is a well-known novelist. They have two daughters, and five grandchildren. Charles and Janice enjoy writing, traveling and spending time with their family.
Plan to join us at noon for a pot luck lunch, drinks are provided. This event is open to all ages.
Sign up by CLICKING HERE or calling the church office no later that Monday, November 11 at noon.
Wednesday, November 6
4:30 pm - Kids' Club
 6:30 pm - Chancel Choir

Thursday, November 7
8:30 am - Parents' Day Out
10:00 am - Circle of Fellowship (Fellowship Hall)
 1:00 pm - 4H STEM (Fellowship Hall)
6:00 pm - Girl Scouts 20801 (Great Room)
6:00 pm - Epworth Bells

Friday, November 8
11:00 am - Salvation Army Lunch (Fellowship Hall)
1:00 pm - 4H STEM (Fellowship Hall)

Saturday. November 9
9:00 am - Brown Food Pantry (Fellowship Hall)

Sunday, November 10
9:00 am - Chapel Worship
Sunday School
10:30 am - Sanctuary Worship
3:00 pm - Charge Conference (Sanctuary)

Monday, November 11
8:30 am - Parents' Day Out
10:00 am - Knit Wits (Parlor)
5:30 pm - SPR Meeting (407)
6:00 pm - Girl Scouts (Art Room)
6:00 pm - Girl Scouts 20536 (Parlor)
6:30 pm - Boy Scouts (Great Room)

Tuesday, November 12
8:30 am - Parents' Day Out
12:00 pm - Day In with Charles Maynard (Fellowship Hall)
3:30 pm - 4H Homespun (Great Room)
6:30 pm - Cub Scouts (Great Room/Fellowship Hall. 402, 403)

Wednesday, November 13
8:30 am - Parents' Day Out
9:00 am - PDO - Ballet (Fellowship Hall)
4:30 pm - Kids' Club
5:15 pm - Broadway Next (Chapel)
 6:30 pm - Chancel Choir

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NEEDED: SOUND TECHNICIANS
We are looking for volunteers to run the sound board during the 10:30 service. With the changes in the services, we currently only have 3 people serving.
The sound board is set up before the service by Alan and the current volunteers are willing to help train anyone who would like to serve. If you are interested
or want more information, please contact Bruce Recktenwald at 214-564-8315 or by email at bruce.recktenwald@sbcglobal.net. This is an easy way to serve
Broadway in this vital area.
Join us for a Bonfire at Camp Wesley Woods. Meet us at 3:30 in the church parking lot to carpool, or 4:00 up at Camp. Cost is $5:00 a person, which covers supper and the bonfire. If you are interested in attending, please CLICK HERE and let us know.
The hike to the Walker Sisters Place in the Great Smoky Mountains begins from the Little Brier Gap Trailhead at Metcalf Bottoms Picnic area. Round trip distance is under 3 miles and is rated as a relatively easy trail for the Smokey mountains. There is not much overall elevation gain from Metcalf Bottoms to the Walker Sister Cabin. Along the way we will pass but Little Greenbrier School. For more description and a little of the history of the area you can visit http://www.hikinginthesmokys.com/little-brier-gap.htm

We will gather in the church parking lot a little before 10:00 to carpool to Metcalf Bottoms. If you would like to meet us at Metcalf Bottoms at 10:45 please still email the church office by CLICKING HERE so we know who is meeting us in the parking lot and who is meeting us at the trailhead. Pack a water bottle or two and bring a picnic lunch to eat on the porch of the Walker Sister’s Cabin! Hope you will join us! This is a hike for everyone, young and old!
Our next meeting will be November 21 at 6:30 at Melanie Ribble's. Alda Hamrick will be reviewing the book "The Only Woman in the Room" by Marie Benedict. All are welcome! Click Here to sign up.  
The Country Store and Lunch will be Sunday, November 24 at 11:40 following the 10:30 service. Come and enjoy lunch with friends, meet some new friends, and SHOP for Thanksgiving goodies and Christmas gifts! Menu: Delicious homemade soups and salads

Adults - $7.00
Children under 12 - $5.00
Children under 3 - free
Families of 4 or more - $18.00

Reservation slips are in the pew pads or CLICK HERE to make reservations by Wednesday, Nov. 20th!
The Salvation Army will have their annual Thanksgiving Dinner in our Fellowship Hall again this year. They rely on people making dishes, casseroles, vegetables, sides or desserts as we feed close to 100+ people. If you would like to participate with dishes or serving, feel free to contact Lori Baber at 615-390-8490 or Julie Lowe at 865-696-4469
Outdoor Nativity Set for the Advent Season
If anyone has an outdoor Nativity that we could use in front of the church, please contact Susan Daffron, spdaffron1@gmail.com
or call the Church Office.
Hope you can join us! CLICK HERE to let us know if you can come!
All ladies are invited to "A Gathering at Advent" on Monday, December 2, at 6:30 PM in the Fellowship Hall. Our featured guest is Joyce Maynard, well-known author and storyteller. Dessert and assorted beverages will be served. There is no cost for attending the event, however, an offering will be taken for Susannah’s House, an intensive outpatient recovery program for mothers recovering from addiction and the children of those mothers. If you are interested in attending and have not signed up yet CLICK HERE .
Broadway Kids and friends will act out this timeless tale on December 11th at 5:30 pm in the Sanctuary. All kids ages 3 to 11 are welcome to join us!!! No experience needed.

Also looking for volunteers to help direct groups of kids, set up for the Christmas dinner, decorate, make goody bags and help with costumes...
To volunteer, more information or to participate CLICK HERE .
Parent's Day Out is looking for volunteers to help in set-up, cooking, waiting tables and cleanup. If you can help support one of our Children's Ministries in this way, please CLICK HERE.
  • Dennis Kirkland and family in the death of Dennis's brother
  • Richard Bailey at Parkwest
  • Ralph Bradley home from the hospital being treated for infection in his knee
  • Barb Penn recovering from shoulder surgery
  • Ken Roy, spot on lung
  • Ed Deal, home after spending several weeks at Asbury Healthcare
  • Judy Halterman’s brother in law had to emergency surgery while on vacation in Missouri
  • Andy Zunich’s father having sinus surgery today to remove a rare tumor
  • Bonnie Morgan
  • Pat Martin
  • Donna Mathis
  • Pat Lindsey
November 10:30 am
10 - Judy Hayes and Shirley Ward
17 - Bob and Elizabeth Mize
24 - Sonny and Alda Hamrick
November 9:00 am
10 - Debbie Slizewski
17 - Greg Bradley
24 - Debbie Slizewski

November 10:30 am
10 - Anita Ward & Gene Pafford
17 - Jean Hubbs & Gene Pafford
24 - Ken Taylor & David Schoeni
Contact Ruthie Barton bartonr@mac.com
The next Food Pantry date
is scheduled for
November 9, 9:00-11:00AM
Your prayers, your gifts, your service
and continued commitment
to this ministry is very much appreciated .
Broadway United Methodist Church
309 East Broadway Avenue
Maryville, TN 37804
(865) 982-6192
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