Staying Connected


This week, let’s be bold and unClobber the Bible! For this Sunday, we’re reading Chapter 25 of We Make the Road by Walking: “Jesus, Violence and Power”  Podcasts, Videos, and More  Now is a great time to catch up on what you may have missed, or to try out something new, on our website.  Visit http://vermonthillsumc.org/podcasts-for-february/ to hear and/or view ImBible Study, sermons, BrainStorming with Bo, and Peacing...

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This week, Bo’s asking “are there tacos in hell?” For this Sunday, we’re reading Chapter 24 of We Make the Road by Walking: “Jesus and Hell”  Scrip Sunday  is this Sunday, February 10th!  New vendors are Cracker Barrel ($25 cards, 8% goes to VHUMC), Happy Teen Card ($25 @ 5%), DSW ($25 @ 8%) and Victoria’s Secret ($25 @ 5%).  Bring your order and check to the Fellowship Hall following service on Sunday. ...

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Here’s a preview for this week: For this Sunday, we’re reading Chapter 23 of We Make the Road by Walking: “Jesus and the Multitudes.”  All Church Work Party  This Saturday, Feb 2, beginning at 10:00 am.  Sunnyside Community House  Still looking for someone to make another run to Sunnyside Community House with our donations.  If you’re available to deliver these warm items to them, please contact the church...

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Here’s a preview for this week: For this Sunday, we’re reading Chapter 22 of We Make the Road by Walking: “Jesus the Teacher.”  Here’s the full schedule: http://vermonthillsumc.org/reading-plan-make-the-road-by-walking/ Prayer Chapel   Our chapel, located at the NE entrance of the main building, is now open for prayer and meditation every Thursday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  Please pray for our Western Jurisdiction...

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Here’s a preview for this week: And here’s the reading schedule for “We Make the Road by Walking”: Reading Plan – Make the Road by Walking We’re reading Chapter 20 for this Sunday Celebration of Life  This Saturday, we will be celebrating the lives of two of our members, Georgia Koehler and Elaine Whiteley.  Georgia’s service will be at 1:00 pm at Tabor Heights UMC, 6161 SE Stark St, Portland.  Elaine’s service...

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Here’s a preview for this week: Here’s The Plan for 2019, for those who haven’t heard it yet: The Plan for 2019 And here’s last Sunday’s sermon, Grow Up Grow Up (sermon) Rest in Peace  Our hearts are with Ben and Steve Whiteley in the passing of their mother, Elaine Whiteley, on January 4.  Elaine joined VHUMC in 1959.  She leaves behind a legacy of kindness and will be greatly missed. Her celebration of life will be on...

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Here’s a preview for this week: Rest in Peace  We grieve with Edna Blue in the passing of Harry Krupzak on December 24.  Services will be this Saturday, January 5, at noon at the Skyline Memorial Gardens.  In lieu of flowers, a donation to the American Lung Association would be appreciated.  Please keep Edna, and Harry’s family in your prayers. The Plan for 2019  Come this Sunday at 9:00 am to the Fireside...

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Merry Christmas!  Re-live the joy, pain, and complexity of the Sacred Everyday series that we explored this summer.  Here’s a link to a free eBook, a pdf file that contains every reflection written by John E, Katie N, Bryan C, Sara R, Charlie J, Dori K, and Pastor Bo.  Available for a limited time at http://vermonthillsumc.org/media/free-ebook/. Devotional Books  Brian McLaren’s book, “We Make the...

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Here’s a preview for this week: Bo’s blog: http://vermonthillsumc.org/christian-politics/ Last chance for Survey!  Please take this brief survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WKDBXSS Merry Christmas!  Re-live the joy, pain, and complexity of the Sacred Everyday series that we explored this summer.  Here’s a link to a free eBook, a pdf file that contains every reflection written by John E, Katie N, Bryan C, Sara R,...

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Bo’s blog: http://vermonthillsumc.org/formula-for-success/ Survey!  Please take this one-minute survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WKDBXSS Christmas Cards  Please come a little early this Sunday to sign Christmas cards for our home-bound members and those we’ve been missing.  The cards will be on a round table in the entryway. (Remember, there’s no Sunday School this month.) Rest in Peace  Our beloved Anne Begg passed away...

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