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July 12, 2018

Staying Connected 7.12.18

Worship Time for July and August:  10:00—11:00 Preview for this Sunday:     All Church Work Party this Saturday, 10:00 to noon.  We’ve always got a list of little tasks to be checked off.  So, come and do your little part and it will all get done! Pub Chat Topic for Tonight  For July, we’re […]

June 27, 2018

Newsletter for Summer 2018

There’s lots happening, so bookmark this newsletter!  Check out these features: Our new BFFs (Best Friends Forever) Good Giving August Highlights Fall Kick-off! And so much more!  A special, 8-page edition for your summer reading.  Enjoy! Newsletter Summer 2018  

June 22, 2018

Listen To A Full Service

If you are looking to get a feel for VHUMC or you are wondering what to expect … We did something little different this week for the podcast.  Normally we post just the sermon (or lesson), but this week included highlights of all the various elements that make up our Sunday morning hour together. Here […]

June 21, 2018

Opportunities to Serve

We have six service opportunity openings currently: Projectionist: If you have the ability to press the space bar on a computer keyboard, you are qualified! The only requirement is that you must pay attention. Kid’s Storyteller: Looking for 5 people to present a 10-15 minute lesson (provided by Elizabeth) during the worship service. Storytellers will rotate on […]

June 21, 2018

Staying Connected 6.21.18

Staying Connected   SUMMER HOURS FOR WORSHIP:  10:00—11:00 Begins next week, July 1   Preview for this Sunday:    Church Office Closed from Friday, June 29 through Sunday, July 8.  Pastor Bo is available on his cell phone (503.567.9095) for pastoral care. Love Thy Neighbor: NW Gathering of Revival  “We believe God is re-creating our […]

June 21, 2018

10am Summer Service Time!

For July and August we are moving the Sunday gathering time up a half-hour. Our Sunday Summer Service times will be 10am!  Coffee will be at 11am. This will be on: July 1 July 8 July 15 July 22 July 29 August 5 August 12 August 19 August 26 We are looking forward to the […]

June 14, 2018

Staying Connected 6.14.18

Staying Connected Need two ushers for June 24: at least one experienced. Please contact 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, […]

June 13, 2018

“The Light in the Piazza”

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 10, 2018

The gifts of friends

Tish Warren’s topic this week is “Calling a Friend.”  Just now I was listening to a panel discussion on NPR about the suicides of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade.  When asked about the causes for the 30% increase in suicides from 1996 to 2016, Dr. Nadine Kaslow, former president of the American Psychological Assn. said: […]

June 7, 2018

Staying Connected 6.7.18

Staying Connected Need two ushers for June 24: one experienced, one newbie who will commit for the fourth Sunday each month. Please contact  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 […]

May 31, 2018

Staying Connected 5.31.18

Staying Connected Need two ushers for June 24: one experienced, one newbie who will commit for the fourth Sunday each month. Please contact We still need coffee hosts for June 10 – please contact Dori or the church office if you can help!! Preview for this Sunday: All Church Work Party  Be here […]

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