Vermont Hills UMC

Vermont Hills UMC


Holy Week Schedule


Posted By on Mar 28, 2019

There are several opportunities for you to worship with us during Holy Week (April 14 – 21). We are an open, reconciling, affirming group. All are welcome. Come as you are! · Sunday, Apr 14, 10:30 am  Palm Sunday Service.  Children and youth will be participating in the palm processional so be sure to attend · Wednesday, Apr 17, 7:00 pm  Maundy Wednesday service with music and a meal · Friday, Apr...

Read More

Staying Connected 4.18.19


Posted By on Apr 18, 2019

  Bring blooms (the earlier, the better) to decorate the cross. This Sunday after worship is the last chance to have your photo taken for the directory.  You may email a photo to the office if you prefer. Easter Breakfast (crepes!) will be served from 9:00 – 10:00 in the Fellowship Hall. Moving Party! Pastor Bo and CJ recently closed on their new house.  Bo is doing renovations and CJ is still recuperating, so they could...

Read More

Staying Connected 4.11.19


Posted By on Apr 11, 2019

This Sunday is Palm Sunday Kids are encouraged to attend and participate in our palm processional! Moving Party! Pastor Bo and CJ closed on their new house yesterday. Bo will be doing renovations and CJ is still recuperating, so they could use some help packing and moving. If you’re available to help pack this Saturday, or Monday the 15th, please email Virginia at the church office. On the 26th and 27th, the actual moving...

Read More

Staying Connected 4.4.19


Posted By on Apr 4, 2019

Preview for Sunday: Photo Directory  We will continue to take photos after worship, on Sunday mornings through Easter, just in case you have a CEO (Christmas and Easter Only) family member.  You may also email a photo to the church office, if you prefer. Easter Sunday  We will be creating a flower-bedecked cross in the sanctuary.  Please bring blooms from your garden that morning. All Church Work Party  This Saturday, April 6, is our...

Read More

Staying Connected 3.28.19


Posted By on Mar 28, 2019

How do you choose?  It matters. Watch this video on Facebook: Choices Matter (preview for Sunday)Posted by Vermont Hills UMC on Thursday, March 28, 2019 And for those who don’t do Facebook, here it is on Youtube: For this Sunday, we’re reading Chapter 31 of We Make the Road by Walking: “The Choice is Yours” Thank You!  Bo and CJ would like to thank everyone for their prayers, meals, and financial and emotional support during...

Read More

Change the Future


Posted By on Mar 27, 2019

I just wrapped up a 3 week series on change with a sermon called “I would prefer not to”. I would prefer not to The first week we asked “Can the past save us?” The answer is ‘no’. The next week talk about “the Life of the Ages” which is so much more than eternal life. We looked at how Jesus updated present religious practices in his time. This past week was a 4-layered experiment with...

Read More
The Power of Narrative

The Power of Narrative


Posted By on Mar 27, 2019

Last week’s BrainStorm was about ‘narrative’. Humans are narrative mammals – which is to say that we tell stories to create meaning. Here is the audio (podcast) link if you want to listen in: N is for Narrative You may also like this profound article by NT Wright about how the Bible and our stories are part of a bigger story. Wright Church-BibleDownload email VHUMCpastor@gmail.com with any...

Read More
BrainStorm: Open & Relational

BrainStorm: Open & Relational


Posted By on Mar 23, 2019

This weekend our topic will be Open & Relational Spirituality. The question will be: “what if the truest thing about you is how you relate to everything else?” Come at 9am and be a part of the conversation! Here is a preview: Once in a great while, a massive shift happens in the way that Christian think about their faith. This happened 500 years ago with the protestant Reformation and it happened again after WWII in...

Read More

Staying Connected 3.21.19


Posted By on Mar 21, 2019

Things seem out of control? Watch this video on Facebook: Why We WorryPreview for March 24, 2019Posted by Vermont Hills UMC on Thursday, March 21, 2019 And for those who don’t do Facebook, here it is on Youtube: For this Sunday, we’re reading Chapter 30 of We Make the Road by Walking: “Why We Worry, Why We Judge” New Photo Directory  In an effort for all of us to know everyone else, we will be taking photos this Sunday for a new...

Read More