Posts by vermonthills


Free Sacred Everyday Ebook


Posted By on Dec 23, 2018

We are so delighted to have an amazing group of contributors and conversation partners. These reflections were based on the book, Liturgy of the Ordinary: Sacred Practices in Everyday Life, by Tish Harrison Warren.  Many thanks to Dori Killion, Charlie Jesch, Katie North, Bryan Cooper, John Espy, Sara Ross, and Pastor Bo Sanders for sharing their lives with us. We hope that you find this compilation a useful, meaningful tool...

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Staying Connected 12.20.18


Posted By on Dec 20, 2018

Here’s a preview for this week: Bo’s blog: http://vermonthillsumc.org/christian-politics/ Last chance for Survey!  Please take this brief survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WKDBXSS Merry Christmas!  Re-live the joy, pain, and complexity of the Sacred Everyday series that we explored this summer.  Here’s a link to a free eBook, a pdf file that contains every reflection written by John E, Katie N, Bryan C, Sara R,...

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Pub Chat for December 2018


Posted By on Dec 14, 2018

There is a lot of singing this time of year.  Joy to the World, Winter Wonderland, Rudolf, Silent Night … and Auld Lang Syne (whatever that means)    Watch these 2 videos and then come to next week’s Pub Chat and talk about them!  The first video is about the effect that singing has on our brains and bodies.  The second video is about the importance of choir. Thanks to John Chilgren for these videos and for coming to the...

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Christian Politics

Christian Politics


Posted By on Dec 14, 2018

Normally I am allergic to modifiers. I find them deeply suspicious. Why reference someone as a female comedian or author? You don’t call Stephen King a male author or Jerry Seinfeld a male comedian. Randy Woodley is often referenced as a Native American theologian. That is fine… but why am I not introduced as a white theologian? The worst is ‘biblical’. Every time I hear it used I think to myself, “this is...

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Staying Connected, 12.13.18


Posted By on Dec 13, 2018

Bo’s blog: http://vermonthillsumc.org/formula-for-success/ Survey!  Please take this one-minute survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WKDBXSS Christmas Cards  Please come a little early this Sunday to sign Christmas cards for our home-bound members and those we’ve been missing.  The cards will be on a round table in the entryway. (Remember, there’s no Sunday School this month.) Rest in Peace  Our beloved Anne Begg passed away...

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