Posts by vermonthills


  Sunday, Sep 23: Practicing Our Faith, ch 3, “Hospitality” Preview for this Sunday: Big Thanks!  Thank you all so much for your generous donations of school supplies for Hayhurst. Deanne, the principal, commented “this is the most you’ve given in all the years you’ve been donating.” Quite a statement! Thank you again. Practicing Our Faith  If you’d like to read along in the companion book to the sermon series, it is available Sunday...

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  In this video, Katie is at the table to chat with Pastor Bo about the chapter in “Practicing Faith”  Honoring the Body is the topic and this 14 minutes is packed with thoughtful depth.      ...

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  Please join us this coming Tuesday at The Lodge at Cascade Brewing, 7424 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy for delicious food and drinks. Our topic will be the first 12 minutes of this video :  Christianity and Unknowing. You can watch the whole thing if you want but the chat will be on the part up to 12 min 55 sec See you there at 7pm – please email with any questions VHUMCpastor@gmail.com  ...

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It’s almost here!  This annual, 48-hour event is the best part of the year for some people (we’re looking at you, EB!)  Held at a huge house in Arch Cape, OR, there is plenty of room for everyone.  You can come for the weekend ($50 per family and the responsibility of hosting one meal) or just Saturday ($10 per person, lunch and dinner included).  There will be games, bonfires on the beach (weather permitting), a cool...

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  Sunday, Sep 16: Practicing Our Faith, ch 2, “Honoring the Body” Preview for this Sunday: Practicing Our Faith  If you’d like to read along in the companion book to the sermon series, it will be available Sunday in the lobby for $20 (cash or check, please). Swifts Sighting Join the Youth to see thousands of swifts gather to roost in the chimney of Chapman Elementary.  Reportedly the largest flock of Vaux’s Swifts in the world, these...

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Worship at 10:30 am this Sunday! All Church Work Party  This Saturday, September 8, join us for a couple of hours to spruce up our building and grounds in preparation for a great autumn.  We begin at 10:00 am; bring your work gloves! This Sunday: Kick-off Sunday! Adult Sunday School The format for our 9:00 am session will be in 4-parts each week: Who, What, Where, and When.  Each week will cover 4 topics that will inspire, challenge,...

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Fall 2018 kicks off with a bang!  Every Sunday at 9am we are going to layer our knowledge Who? What? Where? When? Those will be our 4 questions each Sunday as we go around the world and back through history to explore a theme and ask some wider questions. Last year, we took on one big topic per week. This year we will try layering 4 topics per Sunday and compare notes as a class. Come and be a part of it!  Coffee and tea will be...

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Starting this Sunday we are going to turn our attention to ‘Practicing Faith’. So many times, the conversation is about great ideas or theories. They can be heady and inspiring – but sometimes they can seem like a list of ‘beliefs’ or doctrines. What we are hoping to do in our Sunday gatherings is turn the corner to where the rubber meets the road in real life. What does faith look like in practice? We...

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You are invited to come on a 12-week journey of discovery about the roots of the faith and its Jewish heritage. Starting Wednesday Sept 12 at 7pm we are going to read the book of Hebrews together. If you are new to the way that we do Bible study, we have 3 commitments: we read in humility – not imposing our preconceptions on the text we read in faith – not trying to ‘poke holes’ in the text we read in community...

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  Worship returns to 10:30 am this Sunday!   Preview for this Sunday:   All Church Work Party  Saturday, September 8, join us for a couple of hours to spruce up our building and grounds in preparation for a great autumn.  We begin at 10:00 am; bring your work gloves! September 9: Kick-off Sunday! Adult Sunday School The format for our 9:00 am session will be in 4-parts each week: Who, What, Where, and When.  Each week will...

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