Events

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


Last night at ImBible Study we began reading the book of Ruth. It was even better than I had hoped. I will admit, I love comparing notes, insights, and experiences with people from different backgrounds, perspectives, and generations. I learn something every week. Chapter 1 of Ruth can be a little discouraging. Things are not going well for our main characters. Naomi and Ruth are strong in the midst of some terrible trials. Last...

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There have been some questions about where to begin reading. This week: Jan 13-20 we are reading chapter 20 in the book. The January 20 sermon (this coming Sunday) will be on this topic. Next week (Jan 21-28) is chapter 21. Each week we will publish the upcoming schedule in Staying Connected. Now, if you started reading from the beginning, feel free to enjoy reading until you get to chapter 20! The chapters are short so you will...

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Week 2 in our ‘Make The Road By Walking’ series brings us the ancient concept of light and dark. Pastor Bo wants to turn this concept inside-out and upside-down Below are the link to the podcast and the video UPDATE: we got new microphones for 2019!! Light &...

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Tuesday night January 15th at 7pm join us at the Lodge at Cascade Brewing for a chat, a bite to eat, or a drink. 7424 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy, Portland, OR 97225 The topic will be “Why do humans resist new stuff?” email Pastor Bo VHUMCpastor@gmail.com with any questions Please read this article [link]...

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This past Sunday we began a new series in “We Make The Road By Walking” The Bible reading for the week talk about Jesus growing in wisdom and stature. This is a very human (and very divine) thing to do. We all to need grow up. It is a natural thing. Below is a video of that sermon – or your can listen to the podcast audio [link:...

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UPDATE: Here is the podcast audio for the 2019 Plan [http://vermonthillsumc.org/podcast/plan-for-2019-presentation/] Come this Sunday at 9:00 am to the Fireside Room.  Pastor Bo will be outlining the plan for spring, summer and fall of this year, including an overview of Adult Sunday School, Worship gatherings, and Bible Study.  This hour will help you see the big picture, so that we are all striving for the same goals.  Let us know...

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We are so delighted to have an amazing group of contributors and conversation partners. These reflections were based on the book, Liturgy of the Ordinary: Sacred Practices in Everyday Life, by Tish Harrison Warren.  Many thanks to Dori Killion, Charlie Jesch, Katie North, Bryan Cooper, John Espy, Sara Ross, and Pastor Bo Sanders for sharing their lives with us. We hope that you find this compilation a useful, meaningful tool...

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There is a lot of singing this time of year.  Joy to the World, Winter Wonderland, Rudolf, Silent Night … and Auld Lang Syne (whatever that means)    Watch these 2 videos and then come to next week’s Pub Chat and talk about them!  The first video is about the effect that singing has on our brains and bodies.  The second video is about the importance of choir. Thanks to John Chilgren for these videos and for coming to the...

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Now that the mid-terms are past, it seems like a good time to talk about the moral roots of our divided country.  (Pastor Bo has some doubts about this theory). Please watch this video and then come to talk about it Tuesday Nov 20 at Cascade Brewing (the Lodge)...

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This Sunday, November 18, let’s hang in the sanctuary after worship for some delicious treats, supplied by the Finance Team, and to review 2018 and anticipate 2019. Please bring your pledge card Even if circumstances prevent you from pledging financially in 2019, the Finance Team would appreciate knowing that you received and returned the card.  This helps with preparing the budget for next year.  Blank cards will also be...

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