Posts by vermonthills


Is religion a good or a bad thing?  That will be our topic for this week’s pub chat Here is a link to the video .  It should bring lively conversation  https://www.ted.com/talks/kwame_anthony_appiah_is_religion_good_or_bad_this_is_a_trick_question#t-78544 or if you prefer – the transcript is here  https://www.ted.com/talks/kwame_anthony_appiah_is_religion_good_or_bad_this_is_a_trick_question/transcript See you Tuesday...

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This week’s need to know:  REMINDER  If you would like to see a preview of this Sunday, here is the link: https://youtu.be/9Qlfat6VXaA [youtube id=”9Qlfat6VXaA”]   SW Hope Food Drive  –  Feb 11  –  Apr 14, Neighborhood House is holding their Annual Food Drive, in partnership with the Oregon Food Bank. For every $1 donated, 4 lbs of nutritious food can be purchased. To donate online and for more...

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  Here is a preview for this coming Sunday (March 18) at 9am. PDF: Y is for Y2K (preview) Is the way that the world runs today the way that is has to be? What would it take for the world to work a different way? Can you imagine something better than democracy or an economic system after capitalism?   From 1991-2003, I was taught to read the Bible in one hand and the newspaper in the other – I no longer believe that. In my...

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Winter is turning to Spring in the Pacific NW and that mirrors perfectly what we have planned at Vermont Hills UMC. For the last 9 weeks we have been “getting to know our neighbors”. We have had visits from groups and ministries that we partner with in the community.  Many of them focus on feeding hungry people in different ways. Others focus on families, gardens, or spiritual practices. The past 3 weeks have been a...

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Staying Connected REMINDER   Don’t forget to set your clocks forward Saturday night!   If you would like to see a preview of this Sunday, watch this: https://youtu.be/YbJDNvKbBSo   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 listed on the form. Purchase only cards that you use or give as gifts for...

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The next 3 weeks of Sunday School are going to be electric!! Here is a PDF preview for this week X is for X-ray (preview) A quick video preview [youtube id=”8-OiDdpdFss”]

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Don’t forget to set you clocks ahead the Saturday night. We will have coffee and tea ready for you at Sunday School (9am) ! Here is a preview of what you don’t want to miss [youtube id=”8-OiDdpdFss”]

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Staying Connected REMINDER Don’t forget to sign up on the Coffee Host Volunteer Sheet in Fellowship Hall If you would like to see a preview of this Sunday, Turn Toward Easter, here is the link: https://youtu.be/1LZt9Pl345o 1 SW Hope Food Drive – Feb 11 – Apr 14, Neighborhood House is holding their Annual Food Drive, in partnership with the Oregon Food Bank. For every $1 donated, 4 lbs of nutritious food can be purchased....

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This week in Sunday School we tackle a big topic: the word of the Lord What role should it play in our life and faith? We are going to use the ‘Wesleyan Quad’ to help us navigate the discussion. Here is a preview PDF : W is for the Word of God (preview)  

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Staying Connected REMINDER Pre-Service prayer gathering in the chapel at 10:15am Don’t forget to sign up on the Coffee Host Volunteer Sheet in Fellowship Hall If you would like to see a preview of this Sunday, Garden Week, here is the link: https://youtu.be/RdvMr-iyBkY 1 Pub Night Reading – Due to weather, Pub Night was rescheduled for this Tuesday, February 27th, 7pm at Cascade Brewery (formerly Raccoon Lodge). Make sure to get a...

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