Posts by vermonthills


Postures of Prayer


Posted By on May 20, 2019

This evening we are doing an experiment with postures of prayer. Prayer is sometimes a verbal thing – trying to get the right words. Other times prayer is a heart thing – trying to make sure you have the right attitude or are in the right mood. My thinking about prayer changed radically 12 years ago when I encountered Richard Twiss’ work We Dance Our Prayers. His basic point in that the tongue is muscle and words are...

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This past Sunday was Mother’s Day and Pastor Bo talked about how women’s strength and love is the glue the binds the world together and gives birth to what we will become. You can also watch it on FaceBook if you prefer https://www.facebook.com/VermontHillsUMC/videos/431367400760404/

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Staying Connected, 5.16.19


Posted By on May 16, 2019

Communion Flowers  Sign up at the Welcome table this Sunday, or contact the church office, if you’d be willing to bring a flower arrangement on the first Sunday of any remaining month in 2019. Office Closed  The church office will be closed May 22 and 23 while Virginia and Bryan are in Texas playing board games and loving on their daughter. Scrip Sunday  Our current service provider is closing!  We have only this Sunday and June 9 to...

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Bowling Alone Reading Group

Bowling Alone Reading Group


Posted By on May 16, 2019

This summer we want to try something a little different. We will be taking a break from ImBible Study for some lighter reading. We want to have a conversation about the breakdown of ‘community’ in our culture and specifically the generational differences that are evident. Bowling Alone “Shows how changes in work, family structure, women’s roles, and other factors have caused people to become increasingly...

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Pub Chat Topic for May 2019

Pub Chat Topic for May 2019


Posted By on May 16, 2019

Join us Tuesday May 21 at 6pm for a lively discussion over dinner and adult beverages. Our topic this month will be ‘The Absent Political Center’.  Please read this article [New York Times Magazine] and come to The Lodge at Cascade Brewing 7424 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy, Portland, OR 97225 and join the conversation Email VHUMCpastor@gmail.com with any questions The Political ‘Center’ Isn’t Gone — Just Disputed – The...

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