Events

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


This July and August we are going to engage in a powerful conversation. What if love is better than we even imagined?  What if grace is just the tip of the iceberg?  What if there is more hope than we knew?  What if God is behind it all?    We will be using Elaine Heath’s  book called  “God Unbound” [link]  It is 7.99 on Kindle and 9.99 paperback so anyone who wants to follow along can! The subtitle of the book is...

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Staying Connected 6.14.18


Posted By on Jun 14, 2018

Staying Connected Need two ushers for June 24: at least one experienced. Please contact officeVHUMC@gmail.com 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, or being liturgist.  (Repeat: “I am competent, faithful, and informed.”)  Talk to Bryan,...

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PubChat Topic for June 2018

PubChat Topic for June 2018


Posted By on Jun 14, 2018

  “Fake News” is a real problem in our time. Let’s chat about an article dealing with it as a person of faith! HEARTBURSTS: HOW PROPHETIC CONFRONTATION PRODUCES “FAKE...

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“The Light in the Piazza”


Posted By on Jun 13, 2018

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 24; tickets and more...

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The Gifts of Friends


Posted By on Jun 10, 2018

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: …things have become less personal. Our communities have become less tight-knit, and it’s much more...

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Staying Connected 6.7.18


Posted By on Jun 7, 2018

Staying Connected Need two ushers for June 24: one experienced, one newbie who will commit for the fourth Sunday each month. Please contact officeVHUMC@gmail.com  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 church office has her contact information if you would like it. Scrip Sunday is this Sunday, June...

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