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Vision: Words Make Worlds


Posted By on Feb 13, 2020

Vision is powerful on several levels. It can be the ability to see. It can be what you see (a vision). It can be helping someone to see what you saw. This is part of the “Words Make Worlds” series. You can also listen to the audio podcast here: http://vermonthillsumc.org/podcast/vision-words-make-worlds/

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Us vs Them BrainStorm


Posted By on Feb 12, 2020

Our discussion of “The Church of Us vs Them” is off to a good start. Here is the video of the Week 1 presentation You can also listen to the podcast audio here: http://vermonthillsumc.org/podcast/us-vs-them-brainstorm-week-1/

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Five Layers of God


Posted By on Feb 11, 2020

People use the word ‘God’ in different ways and don’t all mean the same thing. Pastor Bo outlines the 5 broad categories that people think of when they think of ‘God’. Part of the  “Words Make Worlds” series The words that use help us interpret our experience – but they also create our experience at some level. You can also listen to the podcast audio...

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Us vs Them (preview)


Posted By on Jan 31, 2020

This Sunday (9:15 am) we begin The Church of Us vs. Them book study. Below is the reading schedule and then a preview (with video) of the 7 conversations that might come out of it over the next 3 months (Feb/Mar/Apr). Here is the reading plan: The Church of Us vs. Them: BrainStorm Schedule Feb 2               Introduction: Beyond Enemies? Feb 9               1. The Strife among Us    15 Feb 16             2. The Enemy-Making...

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Church: Words Make Worlds


Posted By on Jan 30, 2020

Our word for last Sunday was “church” Please enjoy this video of the sermon or listen to the audio podcast here: http://vermonthillsumc.org/podcast/church-words-make-worlds/ You can also watch a short preview video below.

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Embrace Mystery: Church


Posted By on Jan 25, 2020

What if the church, like Jesus, is fully human and divine? What if that makes us the Body of Christ? This video is a constructive proposal for using the surplus of meaning to expand our understanding.   Comment below or email VHUMCpastor@gmail.com with any questions 

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