Staying Connected 2.25.18


Staying Connected

REMINDER
Pre-Service prayer gathering in the chapel at 10:15am

Don’t forget to sign up on the Coffee Host Volunteer Sheet in Fellowship Hall

If you would like to see a preview of this Sunday, Garden Week, here is the link: https://youtu.be/RdvMr-iyBkY

1 Pub Night Reading – Due to weather, Pub Night was rescheduled for this Tuesday, February 27th, 7pm at Cascade Brewery (formerly Raccoon Lodge). Make sure to get a head start on this month’s reading: http://vermonthillsumc.org/pub-reading-for-february-2018/

2 SW Hope Food Drive – Feb 11 – Apr 14, Neighborhood House is holding their Annual Food Drive. For more information, please visit the website: http://www.nhpdx.org/SWHope/SWHope.html

3 Trustee’s Sponsored Work Party – We will meet at the Church on Saturday, March 3rd, at 10am to do general maintenance and light cleaning. All are welcome!

4 Easter Week is Coming Fast: In just over a month we will be celebrating Easter week. This year we are going to have three services:
Wednesday Night – a combined Holy Wednesday and Maundy Thursday meal/worship service at 7pm.

Good Friday – a 7pm Tenebrae service where we descend into darkness through the 7 stations of the cross.

Easter Morning – Christ is Risen! 10:30am worship service Please put these 3 services on your calendar and plan to attend. They will each be unique and deeply meaningful.

Youth Easter Breakfast – Please join the Youth at 9am for breakfast in Fellowship Hall. Donations support the Youth mission trip this summer. Following will be an Easter Egg Hunt.

5 Prayer Chain – if you have a prayer request, or want to be added have prayer requests sent to you so that you can pray – email: PrayerVHUMC@gmail.com

6 Adult Sunday School – Feb 25 – V is for VaticanCouncil. Mar 4 – W is for WordOfGod. Come join us at 9am in the Fireside Room. For a preview of this week’s class, be sure to check this link: http://vermonthillsumc.org/v-is-for-vatican-ii-preview/ We hope you will come and be a part of the discussion. Email Pastor Bo with any questions at: vhumcpastor@gmail.com. You can also find audio of previous lessons on the website.

7 Online Giving – We have added an option for online giving for those who would like to move to online giving, we have partnered with a great company (Vanco). They provided an easy interface and security for churches. Our website now has a page with simple instructions and user links for your convenience at: http://vermonthillsumc.org/onlinegiving/ It is easy to use and very secure.

8 Progressive Bible Study – The gospel of Mark has been eye opening! We are in chapter 8 already. Every Wednesday night at 7pm in the Fireside Room we. Join us and explore the gospel of Mark through a 21st century lens. It might look very different than it did before.

Be sure to check out Vermont Hills UMC’s website vermonthillsumc.org, and our new Interactive Calendar vermonthillsumc.org/events, for all the latest happenings going on with the church, special videos and Facebook posts
Connecting with Pastor Bo Sanders: 503-567-9095 vhumcpastor@gmail.com

Thank you to all those who have volunteered for this Sunday’s worship service:
Ushers: John Chilgren

Mark your calendars now for some upcoming dates and events:
Mar 11th Scrip Sunday
Mar 11th Second Sunday Spiritual Practice’s
Mar 18th Youth Potato Bar
Apr 28th Annual Auction

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