A is for Atonement

September 2, 2017

A is for Atonement

Sunday School starts again next week (Sept 10) at 9am. We are going to do a 26 week series called the ABCs of Faith that will be a lively as any Sunday School class you have ever attended. Many people have asked that a preview of the lesson be made available ahead of time. So […]

September 1, 2017

Labor Day

This Sunday is a twist on Labor Day as we talk about the value of the work that is not seen. Please come join the conversation this Sunday at 10:30am. Email Pastor Bo at VHUMCpastor@gmail.com with any questions

September 1, 2017

Kid’s Corner

Kid's Corner

The timing could not be better! It turns out that between a staff change in child-care and people traveling for this holiday weekend, the kids will be in the worship service for the entire hour. 

August 29, 2017

Hurricane Relief

Hurricane Relief

If your are looking for a great place to donate for hurricane relief UMCOR (the United Methodist Committee on Relief) is a great place to do so. Methodist like it because 100% of the donation goes to relief efforts – it is a unique feature of being able to piggyback on such a large institution […]

August 28, 2017

Progressive Bible Study (Sept 6)

Progressive Bible Study (Sept 6)

September 6th begins Wednesday night Bible study with a twist.  Listen to a preview podcast here  We live in an odd time where the more people know about the Bible, the less they believe it and the less interested they seem in reading it … while the people who read it the most and claim […]

August 26, 2017

Better Energy For Better Things

This church is a spiritual oasis. Part of that is to be a safe place for weary travelers. We live in time when people are exhausted, worn out, and fatigued. Our church wants to be a place of rest and restoration. We also are trying something experimental which is to become a conversational community. It […]

August 24, 2017

Spiritual Oasis?

Spiritual Oasis?

You are more than welcome – you are wanted!

August 18, 2017

The Practice of Faith

The Practice of Faith

Our bodies matter.  Bodies are key for what gets called spirituality in general and specifically bodies matter in christian worship. Many people have not thought about it directly but the central story of the entire christian faith is the Christmas story – as story about god becoming embodied. The word (wisdom of god) became flesh and dwelt among […]

August 12, 2017

Life as Liturgy

This Sunday our theme is based on the 4 verbs in the story of the last supper. Jesus took the bread, blessed it, broke it, and shared it. These 4 words will provide our structure for the communion service as well as our inspiration for the week. We take what life gives us We give […]

August 12, 2017

Gluten Free Communion

Our theme for the month is Hospitality as we ‘get ready for guests‘ as a church community. One way that we practice hospitality is to prefer, or to prioritize someone else’s preference. As Methodists, we practice an ‘open table’ where everyone is welcome. That means I don’t have to be a member of the church, […]

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