Events

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


When is Hospitality Hospitality?


Posted By on Sep 26, 2018

by John Espy Last Sunday my friend and I had a conversation about hospitality.  At one point I had made the statement that the current trend to resist and restrict immigration was inhospitable, that our country had a history of resisting immigration at times as with the Irish, Chinese and Japanese but that in the end, the country was always better off, that immigrants had a positive impact on the country. I felt that, as a country, we...

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My Body, My Selves


Posted By on Sep 20, 2018

by John Espy One of the benefits of practicing our faith is to make ourselves more aware of the wonders of creation. I recently started a practice of fasting two days a week. One motivation for doing this is for the health benefits that have been reported recently in the news, but I am also doing it as a spiritual practice to help me connect my mind to my body. A few months ago I wrote a blog entry, “Caring for the Stranger”, the...

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Pub Chat Topic for Sept 2018


Posted By on Sep 14, 2018

  Please join us this coming Tuesday at The Lodge at Cascade Brewing, 7424 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy for delicious food and drinks. Our topic will be the first 12 minutes of this video :  Christianity and Unknowing. You can watch the whole thing if you want but the chat will be on the part up to 12 min 55 sec See you there at 7pm – please email with any questions VHUMCpastor@gmail.com  ...

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Family Camp Oct 12 – 14


Posted By on Sep 13, 2018

It’s almost here!  This annual, 48-hour event is the best part of the year for some people (we’re looking at you, EB!)  Held at a huge house in Arch Cape, OR, there is plenty of room for everyone.  You can come for the weekend ($50 per family and the responsibility of hosting one meal) or just Saturday ($10 per person, lunch and dinner included).  There will be games, bonfires on the beach (weather permitting), a cool...

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Sunday School Returns!

Sunday School Returns!


Posted By on Sep 6, 2018

Fall 2018 kicks off with a bang!  Every Sunday at 9am we are going to layer our knowledge Who? What? Where? When? Those will be our 4 questions each Sunday as we go around the world and back through history to explore a theme and ask some wider questions. Last year, we took on one big topic per week. This year we will try layering 4 topics per Sunday and compare notes as a class. Come and be a part of it!  Coffee and tea will be...

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Wednesday Bible Study: Hebrews


Posted By on Sep 6, 2018

You are invited to come on a 12-week journey of discovery about the roots of the faith and its Jewish heritage. Starting Wednesday Sept 12 at 7pm we are going to read the book of Hebrews together. If you are new to the way that we do Bible study, we have 3 commitments: we read in humility – not imposing our preconceptions on the text we read in faith – not trying to ‘poke holes’ in the text we read in community...

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