Posts by vermonthills


Sunday School in December is going to be lively!! December 3 : L is for Liberation  where we ask “what if salvation is more than going to heaven?” – what if God cares things that are here and now? December 10: M is for Metaphor where we ask “how do words work?” – and especially our words about god? December 17: N is for Neo-platonism where we ask “is faith a shadow or a light?” –...

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After a week off for Thanksgiving, Wednesday Night Bible Study for progressives is back. We will meet November 29, December 6, 13, and 20 before breaking for the Holidays. Feel free to look at Mark chapter 2 if you want to think ahead.  7pm in the Fireside Room. Email Pastor Bo at VHUMCpastor@gmail.com with any questions  

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The sanctuary update is almost complete! The carpet is on it’s way and then the space will all set. This past Sunday we had a wonderful conversation about cultivating a heart of thanksgiving. It was a wonderful time to compare notes about ‘being a thanksgiving people’. These conversation are going to inform and direct our congregation in the future. Conversation is a different way of doing (and being the) church. We...

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Staying Connected There are lots of activities happening with our church community you need to know about. Please take a few moments to review and mark your calendar. REMINDER Progressive Bible Study will take Nov 22nd off for Thanksgiving & will meet again on Nov 29th The church office will be closed on Thursday & Friday the 23rd & 24th for Thanksgiving Craft Night is this Monday the 27th at 7pm in the Fireside Room 1...

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Staying Connected There are lots of activities happening with our church community you need to know about. Please take a few moments to review and mark your calendar. REMINDER Sunday Worship Usher Volunteers Needed. For more info, please contact Dori Killion at: hunkydori@comcast.net Progressive Bible Study will take Nov 22nd off for Thanksgiving & will meet again on Nov 29th The church office will be closed on Thursday &...

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We are going to meet for our monthly pub chat this coming Tuesday night (Nov 21) at 7pm. Please note that Raccoon Lodge has changed it’s name to Cascade Brewing  Our discussion will center around this article: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/13/opinion/roy-moore-conservative-evangelicals.html  Please email Pastor Bo with any questions at...

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We are in the midst of a big change at Vermont Hills. Part of our transition to be a conversational community is an update to the sanctuary. This week the stage was modified, the pews came out, and the chairs came in. Next week the stage will be completed and the carpet will come in the following week. At worship this weekend (Nov 12) you will notice some changes including: the words of the songs will also be available on the screen...

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Staying Connected There are lots of activities happening with our church community you need to know about. Please take a few moments to review and mark your calendar.   REMINDER Sanctuary Update: Many thanks to the team who is working on the Sanctuary renovation! It is coming along nicely and will be completed by the end of November. Please remember as you come to worship this Sunday, that it is a work in progress and that the...

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There is something uniquely intense about words that start with the letter ‘I’ when it comes to the study of religion and scripture. It is an unfortunate quirk in the English language that leads negatives – or negations – to begin with the letter ‘I’. We are talking about infallible, inerrant, and inspired.  The important thing to know right off the bat is that: Those words are not interchangeable Those words are vastly different in...

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