Events

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


Preview for this Sunday School (January 7) Once in a great while, a massive shift happens in the way that Christians think about their faith. This happened 500 years ago with the protestant Reformation and it happened again after WWII in the 20th century. The world had changed in several ways and for some people they way that they thought about faith needed to change as well. Technology impacted everything from war (holocaust &...

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Staying Connected There are lots of activities happening with our church community you need to know about. Please take a few moments to review and mark your calendar. REMINDER Pre-Service prayer gathering in the chapel at 10am 1 Auction Event-Elk Burgers & Arica Tour – Saturday, January 20th at 5pm in Fellowship Hall, Scott and Joy Wegner will be your cooks and tour guides and giving a presentation of their recent trip to Africa....

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The next 4 weeks are going to be exciting. January 7 was try something new with communion by adding tables and communing … January 14 we return to the ‘furniture of faith’ conversation BUT in our new space to see if it sounds different than it did 5 months ago. January 21 we are going to 1975 to do an order of worship that was found during construction. January 28 we talk about feeding hungry kids as Pam comes to the...

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If you are looking for something encouraging to listen to, here is a sermon from earlier this month. It is 10 minutes on Isaiah 40. It is meant to get you thinking and to encourage you. If you are looking for a church, this might be a good way for you to get a feel for our style. Sermon – Comfort My...

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We have entered in to an interesting time for our church. The new sanctuary is complete. The transition to be a conversational community is in full swing. We are growing and we are adding new ministries. It seemed appropriate then to take the opportunity of the ‘New Year’ to really talk about how we wanted to take the best of the ‘old’ and employ it for this new thing. The theme for our next couple of weeks is...

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Staying Connected There are lots of activities happening with our church community you need to know about. Please take a few moments to review and mark your calendar. REMINDER The Church Office will be closed Mon & Tue January 1st & 2nd 1 Youth Zoo Lights – On Saturday December 30th, VHUMC Youth Group will be going to the Zoo Lights Display from 8-11pm! We will meet at the church at 8pm and carpool to the zoo. $15 per person....

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Staying Connected There are lots of activities happening with our church community you need to know about. Please take a few moments to review and mark your calendar. REMINDER The Church Office will be closed Mon-Wed December 25th-27th 1 Candlelight Christmas Eve Service – If you would like to attend a nighttime Christmas Eve Service, our friends at West Portland United Methodist Church at 4729 SW Taylors Ferry Rd, are having an 11pm...

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We have added ONLINE giving! Many of you have asked about the possibility … and we are happy to make it available to you. For those who would like to move to online giving, we have set up great company to work with (Vanco). They have an easy interface. Here is a link to the website for Vermont Hills UMC – where you can set up your account. Here is the simple page that will help you set up your account. [ Here is the easy to use...

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The update of the sanctuary is complete! A new platform, new chairs, and new carpet have transformed the space. This transformation will allow us to incorporate the best parts of classic liturgical worship into our new ‘conversational community’ format. We hope that you will come and join us and be a part of the...

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Staying Connected There are lots of activities happening with our church community you need to know about. Please take a few moments to review and mark your calendar. REMINDER Pre-Service prayer gathering in the chapel at 10am 1 Parent Night Out – VHUMC Youth Group is hosting a Parent Night Out Friday Dec 15th from 5-8pm in the Fireside & Youth Rooms. Children of all ages welcome. Free will donations. Dinner, games, crafts &...

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