Events

This category contains events that happen within the church community on a weekly basis.


by John Espy One of the benefits of practicing our faith is to make ourselves more aware of the wonders of creation. I recently started a practice of fasting two days a week. One motivation for doing this is for the health benefits that have been reported recently in the news, but I am also doing it as a spiritual practice to help me connect my mind to my body. A few months ago I wrote a blog entry, “Caring for the Stranger”, the...

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  Please join us this coming Tuesday at The Lodge at Cascade Brewing, 7424 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy for delicious food and drinks. Our topic will be the first 12 minutes of this video :  Christianity and Unknowing. You can watch the whole thing if you want but the chat will be on the part up to 12 min 55 sec See you there at 7pm – please email with any questions VHUMCpastor@gmail.com  ...

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It’s almost here!  This annual, 48-hour event is the best part of the year for some people (we’re looking at you, EB!)  Held at a huge house in Arch Cape, OR, there is plenty of room for everyone.  You can come for the weekend ($50 per family and the responsibility of hosting one meal) or just Saturday ($10 per person, lunch and dinner included).  There will be games, bonfires on the beach (weather permitting), a cool...

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Fall 2018 kicks off with a bang!  Every Sunday at 9am we are going to layer our knowledge Who? What? Where? When? Those will be our 4 questions each Sunday as we go around the world and back through history to explore a theme and ask some wider questions. Last year, we took on one big topic per week. This year we will try layering 4 topics per Sunday and compare notes as a class. Come and be a part of it!  Coffee and tea will be...

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You are invited to come on a 12-week journey of discovery about the roots of the faith and its Jewish heritage. Starting Wednesday Sept 12 at 7pm we are going to read the book of Hebrews together. If you are new to the way that we do Bible study, we have 3 commitments: we read in humility – not imposing our preconceptions on the text we read in faith – not trying to ‘poke holes’ in the text we read in community...

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  Worship returns to 10:30 am this Sunday!   Preview for this Sunday:   All Church Work Party  Saturday, September 8, join us for a couple of hours to spruce up our building and grounds in preparation for a great autumn.  We begin at 10:00 am; bring your work gloves! September 9: Kick-off Sunday! Adult Sunday School The format for our 9:00 am session will be in 4-parts each week: Who, What, Where, and When.  Each week will...

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  Worship Times:      August 19 and 26, 10:00—11:00 September 2 and beyond, 10:30 – 11:30   August 19, 2018: Chapter 7 of “God Unbound” Preview for this Sunday: Pub Chat  Tuesday, August 21, at The Lodge at Cascade Brewing at 7:00 pm.  Our topic can be found at https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/9126/incivility Thank You  Many thanks to those who participated in our online survey!  Your thoughtful responses will...

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We have begun our annual collection of school supplies for the students at Hayhurst Elementary.  Here’s the list for all grades, kindergarten through 5th: Hayhurst Supply List.  Please bring all donations to the lobby of the church by Sunday, August 26.  Thank you so much!

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Join us at 10am this Sunday for an outdoor worship gathering. The weather should be perfect!  email VHUMCpastor@gmail.com with any questions

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We live in contentious times.  What can we do about it? If we get upset and yell – we make the problem worse. If we do nothing … the bully wins. August 21 we are going to sit down and chat about “The Need For Civility”. Read this article and come join the conversation at The Lodge – Cascade Brewing at 7pm https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/9126/incivility You can also RSVP on the FaceBook event...

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