This Sunday Night: Special Service

April 5, 2018

This Sunday Night: Special Service

The focus of our April Second Sunday Spiritual Practice is “Healing as a Church Ministry”. We will be taking a field trip to Trinity Episcopal Cathedral to attend a Taizé Service. A Taizé service is a contemplative worship experience that involves sung and chanted prayers, meditation, liturgical readings, icons, laying on of hands and healing […]

April 5, 2018

Spring Newsletter

Please check out this PDF of the Spring 2018 Newsletter for info about upcoming events Newsletter Spring 2018

April 5, 2018

Five Favorite Ideas

From April 8 – May 6 Sunday School is going to become a workshop and think-tank. I am bringing 5 of my favorite ideas to see how they might look at Vermont Hills. The first idea is ‘ChurchNext’. We are going through something in the 21st century that is even bigger than the Protestant Reformation […]

April 3, 2018

Easter Fools Sermon

This past weekend was a rare event where both Easter and April Fool’s fall on the same day. This happens approximately every 67 years – so it will happen once in my life time.  This is a once in a lifetime opportunity!  Here is my sermon from this past Sunday : _________________ If you don’t […]

March 26, 2018

Good Friday Service

Good Friday Service

Please join us for a dramatic presentation of Jesus’ seven statements from the cross. After each statement there will be a reflection and response. Then one of the candles will be extinguished. At the end of the service we will be in near darkness – and like those who first witnessed this event, we will […]

March 26, 2018

Easter Week Schedule 2018

Easter Week Schedule 2018

Please join us this Sunday morning for a lively celebration.   Easter Morning, April 1   Christ is Risen! 10:30am worship service Please put these services on your calendar and plan to attend. They will each be unique and deeply meaningful. Youth Easter Breakfast, April 1    Please join the Youth at 9am for breakfast in Fellowship […]

March 23, 2018

Staying Connected 3.25.18

Staying Connected REMINDER If you would like to see a preview of this Sunday, here is the link: https://youtu.be/Kb1njJat7s0     Town Hall Meeting!  This Sunday, we will gather after worship for a lively and informative update on our church life.  And a potluck!  Please plan to attend, even if you have no food to […]

March 23, 2018

After Easter – Sacred Ordinary

Where do you find the divine in your everyday? Is it possible for the ordinary stuff of life to take on sacred meaning? Follow the series here: http://vermonthillsumc.org/category/sacred-everyday/ Starting April 8th, we will begin a 3 month journey. Please join us for these conversations about significance and meaning in the everyday. You might be surprised where […]

March 23, 2018

Annual Auction April 28

Annual Auction April 28

Please plan on attending our Annual Auction. It will be a lively time with great treasure and prizes to take home! Saturday, April 28, 2018   Silent Auction: 5:30-6:45 PM Dinner: 6:00-6:45 PM Oral Auction: 6:45 PM   Email OfficeVHUMC@gmail.com with any questions

March 22, 2018

Z is for Zebra (preview)

Z is for Zebra (preview)

There is a great danger – especially in 2018 – of not understanding the thought and convictions of those you disagree with. I was taught to refute evolution. It was a cornerstone to evangelical apologetics. Zebras and their stripes were a primary example used to refute evolution. If the stripes are for camouflaging a herd […]

March 19, 2018

Topic for March PubChat

Is religion a good or a bad thing?  That will be our topic for this week’s pub chat Here is a link to the video .  It should bring lively conversation  https://www.ted.com/talks/kwame_anthony_appiah_is_religion_good_or_bad_this_is_a_trick_question#t-78544 or if you prefer – the transcript is here  https://www.ted.com/talks/kwame_anthony_appiah_is_religion_good_or_bad_this_is_a_trick_question/transcript See you Tuesday night at 7!! 7424 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy, Portland, OR 97225

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