Posts by vermonthills


This July and August we are going to engage in a powerful conversation. What if love is better than we even imagined?  What if grace is just the tip of the iceberg?  What if there is more hope than we knew?  What if God is behind it all?    We will be using Elaine Heath’s  book called  “God Unbound” [link]  It is 7.99 on Kindle and 9.99 paperback so anyone who wants to follow along can! The subtitle of the book is...

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Staying Connected Need two ushers for June 24: at least one experienced. Please contact officeVHUMC@gmail.com Hey You!  Yes, you.  You are competent, faithful, and informed.  You’re exactly what the church needs right now.  We’re looking for those who would like to help out, once a month or so, with ushering, hosting coffee, running the slideshow, or being liturgist.  (Repeat: “I am competent, faithful, and informed.”)  Talk to Bryan,...

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  “Fake News” is a real problem in our time. Let’s chat about an article dealing with it as a person of faith! HEARTBURSTS: HOW PROPHETIC CONFRONTATION PRODUCES “FAKE...

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Sarah Maines, the sister of Will Mitchell, is performing in “The Light in the Piazza,” a contemporary musical operetta at The University of Portland.  Hailed as a “natural, most charming” performer, mezzo-soprano Sarah’s portrayal of Margaret is captivating and powerful, making her inner struggles and complicated solos into effortless waves of emotion and story.  Performances run through June 24; tickets and more...

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Staying Connected Need two ushers for June 24: one experienced, one newbie who will commit for the fourth Sunday each month. Please contact officeVHUMC@gmail.com  A Sad Note  Some of you may remember Bob Schuberg, who attended VHUMC years ago.  We were recently notified of his passing.  Bob visited us in April with Sue Beardwood; the church office has her contact information if you would like it. Scrip Sunday is this Sunday, June...

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May was a busy month at VHUMC and we have some audio podcast for your listening pleasure. You can find all of the podcasts on our feed here [link] . Sunday School closed the Spring semester with 2 lively conversations: Kin-dom of God  God is the Future  Hope you are open to new ideas! This is the final Sunday School conversation of Spring 2018. Pastor Bo introduces his adventurous ideas about God in the future.   Bible...

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Staying Connected Need two ushers for June 24: one experienced, one newbie who will commit for the fourth Sunday each month. Please contact officeVHUMC@gmail.com We still need coffee hosts for June 10 – please contact Dori or the church office if you can help!! Preview for this Sunday: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_JfepmzIqc All Church Work Party  Be here at 10am this Saturday, June 2, and we’ll be done by lunchtime. There is a...

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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 let us know how you can help and be helped. Thanks! Volunteer Skills...

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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 kindness,’ Anne Lamott writes in her enthralling and heartening book, Hallelujah Anyway. It’s the...

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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, [youtube id=”bbqs1lXdxHU”]   Scrip Sunday is this Sunday!   This church fundraiser does not cost you anything!  Scrip is purchased at the value of the gift card, and the church receives the percentage...

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