One of the unique opportunities that centering our Sunday worship gathering around the table provides us, is that we can invite community partners to come to table. The next 6 weeks are going to provide us an opportunity to get to know our neighbors better. So far, our guests include: Hayhurst Backpack Ministry Neighborhood House […]
Staying Connected REMINDER Pre-Service prayer gathering in the chapel at 10am 1 Faith, Justice, Reconciliation – Next Saturday, February 3rd, a one day event with Dr. Christina Cleveland will be at Portland First United Methodist Church, 1838 SW Jefferson St, Portland. www.umoi.org/columbiaevents 2 Trustee’s Sponsored Work Party has been moved to Saturday, February 10th at […]
This Sunday (Jan 28) our topic is ‘the walk of faith’. This is going to be a fun conversation that contrasts ‘walking out’ our faith with: downloading floating flying We are also going to talk about really tangible and concrete things to do with our faith. Something to think about: if you could make […]
If you are looking for some audio links, our podcast feed has 3 channels (so far) Sermon from Sunday – a short presentation to get the conversation started http://vermonthillsumc.org/podcast/sermon-great-cloud-of-witnesses/ Bible Study for Progressives offers a recap each week – here is the latest http://vermonthillsumc.org/podcast/gospel-of-mark-chapter-6/ Sunday School is a longer episode with more heady content http://vermonthillsumc.org/podcast/how-do-we-picture-god/ These 3 […]
Staying Connected REMINDER Pre-Service prayer gathering in the chapel at 10am Auction Event, Elk Burgers & Africa Tour this Saturday at 5pm in Fellowship Hall 1 Faith, Justice, Reconciliation – Saturday, February 3rd, a one day event with Dr. Christina Cleveland will be at Portland First United Methodist Church, 1838 SW Jefferson St, Portland. For […]
This Tuesday (Jan 16) our topic will be the recent 60 minutes program about changing Portland. Here is a link to the Oregon Live article: http://www.oregonlive.com/tv/2018/01/60_minutes_on_portland_its_not.html and to the original CBS article: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/is-portland-still-portlandia/ Come to the Cascadia Brewing at 7pm ready to talk!
Spiritual Practices are central to who we are as a church. Practices connect our bodies to our ideas. They connect our present moment to the tradition. In 2018 we are going to explore a new practice on the second Sunday of every month. February 11 is Lectio Divina (or Divine Reading). This is a ancient […]
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