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February 15, 2018

U is for Universalism (preview)

U is for Universalism (preview)

  Here is the preview for this week’s Sunday School (Feb 18) U is for Universalism (preview) Come join the conversation at 9am in the Fireside Room   The resources links below may be helpful: McLaren’s christian take Prothero’s innovative non-academic take famous John Hick Knitter’s Theologies of Religion a christian take on multiple versions of […]

February 9, 2018

Staying Connected 2.11.18

Staying Connected REMINDER Pre-Service prayer gathering in the chapel at 10:15am Don’t forget to sign up on the Coffee Host Volunteer Sheet in Fellowship Hall If you would like to see a preview of this Sunday, Everyone Brings Something, here is the link: https://youtu.be/EBNLaAy-Rp4 1 Trustee’s Sponsored Work Party – We will meet at the […]

February 9, 2018

T is for Theo-poetics (preview)

T is for Theo-poetics (preview)

What is your favorite poem? Read the PDF here:  Preview- T is for Theopoetics Poetry is so different than math. Math is wonderful and necessary in many arenas … but there are certain things that just can’t be captured in a formula where X+Y=Z.   God seems to be one of those topics where poetry is […]

February 2, 2018

Staying Connected 2.4.18

Staying Connected REMINDER Pre-Service prayer gathering in the chapel at 10am Don’t forget to sign up on the Coffee Host Volunteer Sheet in Fellowship Hall This Saturday at Portland First UMC is Faith, Justice, Reconciliation – Dr. Christina Cleveland This month’s article for Pub Night is from “Crunchy Conservatives”: http://vermonthillsumc.org/pub-reading-for-february-2018/ 1 Trustee’s Sponsored Work Party […]

January 30, 2018

S is for Salvation (preview)

S is for Salvation (preview)

This week we get to the heart of the matter! S is for Salvation (preview) S is for Salvation (preview) 9am Sunday morning in the Fireside Room

January 26, 2018

Staying Connected 1.28.18

Staying Connected REMINDER Pre-Service prayer gathering in the chapel at 10am 1 Faith, Justice, Reconciliation – Next Saturday, February 3rd, a one day event with Dr. Christina Cleveland will be at Portland First United Methodist Church, 1838 SW Jefferson St, Portland. www.umoi.org/columbiaevents 2 Trustee’s Sponsored Work Party has been moved to Saturday, February 10th at […]

January 24, 2018

The Walk of Faith

This Sunday (Jan 28) our topic is ‘the walk of faith’. This is going to be a fun conversation that contrasts ‘walking out’ our faith with: downloading floating flying We are also going to talk about really tangible and concrete things to do with our faith.   Something to think about: if you could make […]

January 24, 2018

R is for Revelation (preview)

R is for Revelation (preview)

Get ready for an electric conversation this weekend! Our topic is “how do we know anything about God or the divine?”  Here is a preview (PDF) for this week’s Sunday School  (Jan 28)   R is for Revelation (preview by Bo Sanders)   email VHUMCpastor@gmail.com  with any questions or clarifications

January 24, 2018

New Podcasts for January 2018

New Podcasts for January 2018

  If you are looking for some audio links, our podcast feed has 3 channels (so far) Sermon from Sunday – a short presentation to get the conversation started http://vermonthillsumc.org/podcast/sermon-great-cloud-of-witnesses/ Bible Study for Progressives offers a recap each week – here is the latest http://vermonthillsumc.org/podcast/gospel-of-mark-chapter-6/ Sunday School is a longer episode with more heady content  http://vermonthillsumc.org/podcast/how-do-we-picture-god/ These 3 […]

January 19, 2018

Staying Connected 1.21.18

Staying Connected REMINDER Pre-Service prayer gathering in the chapel at 10am Auction Event, Elk Burgers & Africa Tour this Saturday at 5pm in Fellowship Hall 1 Faith, Justice, Reconciliation – Saturday, February 3rd, a one day event with Dr. Christina Cleveland will be at Portland First United Methodist Church, 1838 SW Jefferson St, Portland. For […]

January 17, 2018

Q is for Quest for Historical Jesus (preview)

Q is for Quest for Historical Jesus (preview)

  This week’s Sunday School (Jan 21) is going to be lively !! [update: listen to the audio here] The Quest for the Historical Jesus is a topic that I am both intrigued and frustrated by. You may dismiss this reaction up to my evangelical background but I am like a teenager in the midst […]

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