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May 31, 2018

Staying Connected 5.31.18

Staying Connected Need two ushers for June 24: one experienced, one newbie who will commit for the fourth Sunday each month. Please contact We still need coffee hosts for June 10 – please contact Dori or the church office if you can help!! Preview for this Sunday: All Church Work Party  Be here […]

May 25, 2018

Online Form

Connexions Team  is meeting June 3 at 9:30.  If you haven’t already done so, please fill out our form located on the coffee tables this Sunday (or download and print from link below).  Gentlemen, this isn’t just for women, although they do lead you 15—1 in filling out the forms.  We all have a part in caring for each other.  Please […]

May 23, 2018

Staying Connected 5.23.18

Staying Connected We need coffee hosts for this Sunday and June 10 – please contact Dori if you can help!! Graduation Celebration and Potluck  On Sunday, June 3, let’s celebrate our high school graduates (Katie, Kian, and Jacob) with food!  Bring a dish to share during the coffee hour. Talk N Thought   “‘Mercy is radical […]

May 20, 2018

Staying Connected 5.17.18

Staying Connected   If you read nothing else, read this: wear RED this Sunday for Pentecost!   We need coffee hosts for May 27 and June 10 – please sign up or call the office!   For a preview of this Sunday’s service,   Scrip Sunday is this Sunday!   This church fundraiser does not cost you anything!  […]

May 10, 2018

Staying Connected for 5.10.18

Staying Connected   A big THANK YOU to everyone that helped make the 2018 VHUMC Auction a fabulous success. It’s impossible to offer an event like this without contributions from almost every member of the church community.   For example, multiple dinners sold for $500 or more, family label wine totaling $125, $130 for an afternoon […]

May 10, 2018

This Sunday Evening: Postures of Prayer

This Sunday Evening: Postures of Prayer

Why do we close our eyes and fold our hands to pray? Ever thought about that?  It is convenient for keeping kids focused (and quiet) in Sunday School but the truth it that it is nowhere in the Bible. That might seem like trivia – but it is noteworthy that there ARE several postures modeled […]

May 3, 2018

Staying Connected 5.3.18

Staying Connected For a preview of this Sunday’s service, go to NEW OFFICE HOURS:  Mon through Thu, 9am—2pm Happy Birthday, Dottie!   Our very own Ramona “Dottie” Alsman is turning 99 this Sunday!  Plan to stay after worship service for a celebration of this milestone, complete with cake and punch! Youth Group Bake Sale  Next […]

May 2, 2018

PubChat May 2018

May 15, Tuesday night at 7pm we are going to meet a The Lodge at Cascade Brewing for food and drinks. [7424 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy, Portland, OR 97225] This video will be our topic of conversation.  Please watch it twice (6 minutes).  Pick your favorite phrase that she says and your least favorite. It will […]

April 26, 2018

Staying Connected 4.26

It’s Auction time!  Come on Saturday, bring your checkbook, please help us support our largest fundraising event. Unable to attend the Auction?  Find a buddy to bid for you! Silent Auction begins at 5:30pm and the dinner begins at 6pm.  At 6:45pm the Silent Auction ends and the Oral Auction begins. You may pay either on Saturday at the conclusion of the Auction or on […]

April 19, 2018

Staying Connected 4.19

Staying Connected   Change is in the Air!  This Sunday is the deadline to let Janet and Mark know what you are donating to the auction.  They can be reached at or 503.244.8670.  Your items must be brought to church this week (except fresh edibles).  Our office will be open Monday through Thursday, 9am […]

April 12, 2018

Staying Connected 4.12.18

Tulip Festival  All are invited to join the youth this Sunday, as they carpool to Woodburn, OR to see 40 acres of beautiful flowers.  They will leave the church at 1pm.  Bring a sack lunch, water, and mud boots.  RSVP to Elizabeth Brown at or 503.957.1372. Scrip Sundays are April 22nd, May 20th and June […]

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