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 […]
I had an epiphany a couple of weeks ago. Literally every single thing that we do as a church is conversational: Bible Study Sunday School Small Groups Books Groups Committee Meetings Potlucks In fact, this is the case with all churches … and then come the Sunday morning worship service. That seems really odd to […]
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 […]
This Tuesday (Jan 16) our topic will be the recent 60 minutes program about changing Portland. Here is a link to the Oregon Live article: http://www.oregonlive.com/tv/2018/01/60_minutes_on_portland_its_not.html and to the original CBS article: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/is-portland-still-portlandia/ Come to the Cascadia Brewing at 7pm ready to talk!
Spiritual Practices are central to who we are as a church. Practices connect our bodies to our ideas. They connect our present moment to the tradition. In 2018 we are going to explore a new practice on the second Sunday of every month. February 11 is Lectio Divina (or Divine Reading). This is a ancient […]
Staying Connected REMINDER Pre-Service prayer gathering in the chapel at 10am 1 Auction Event-Elk Burgers & Africa 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. They will also be cooking up elk […]
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 […]
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