Events

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


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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  “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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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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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 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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May was a busy month at VHUMC and we have some audio podcast for your listening pleasure. You can find all of the podcasts on our feed here [link] . Sunday School closed the Spring semester with 2 lively conversations: Kin-dom of God  God is the Future  Hope you are open to new ideas! This is the final Sunday School conversation of Spring 2018. Pastor Bo introduces his adventurous ideas about God in the future.   Bible...

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