Events

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


We have a new calendar online!  With this, you should be able to see all your favorite small groups, upcoming events, and sermon series.  Try it out, from the menu above!  And, as always, if something is missing or incorrect, please notify the church office as soon as possible.  Thanks!

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It’s all-hands-on-deck this Saturday as we knock out several tasks around the church.  John has kindly provided us with a detailed list including photos!  2018-08-05 Work Party (1)  Hope that you can drop by — it’s only two hours! — before the weather gets too...

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Please join us at Hayhurst National Night Out, Tuesday, August 7, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at Alpenrose Dairy.  We’ll be distributing balloons, glow bracelets, and our charming smiles at our booth.  This is a great event for families, with children’s activities, entertainment, and free ice cream for...

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We have begun a new partnership with Sunnyside Community House (SCH), the site of the former Sunnyside UMC, at 3520 SE Yamhill St in Portland.  Their mission is to be a sacred space “where all of our neighbors, both the housed and unhoused, are invited to learn, serve, and gather.”  In their 3-story, 38,000 sf building, they have multiple classes, spaces to rent (with the focus on the arts and justice communities), and the...

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Our YouTube channel has only been used for short weekly previews up to this point … Now we are posting the sermons and conversations ‘At the Table’.  You can subscribe to the channel here [link] so that you get updates about each week’s video. Sometimes it will be the conversation “at the table” like here with Sara about “Sacred Everyday” Sometimes it will be the short sermons. Here is...

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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 is the link to this week’s audio of the full service. http://vermonthillsumc.org/podcast/divine-in-the-daily/ It comes in...

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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 a weekly basis. Childcare staff will be with the children for the entire...

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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 cooler morning air and little more time on these beautiful Summer...

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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 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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