Staying Connected 3.4.18


Staying Connected

REMINDER

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, Turn Toward Easter, here is the link: https://youtu.be/1LZt9Pl345o

1 SW Hope Food Drive – Feb 11 – Apr 14, Neighborhood House is holding their Annual Food Drive, in partnership with the Oregon Food Bank. For every $1 donated, 4 lbs of nutritious food can be purchased. To donate online and for more information, please visit the website: http://www.nhpdx.org/SWHope/SWHope.html
To mail in donations: Neighborhood House, 7780 SW Capitol HWY, Portland, OR. 97219

2 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!

3 Easter Week is 4 Weeks Away: In one 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.

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

5 Adult Sunday School – Mar 4 – W is for WordOfGod. Mar 11 – X is for XRay. 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/w-is-for-the-word-of-god-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.

6 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.

7 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: Bob Bothman, Scott Wegner
Coffee: Charlotte Wannagat & Alex Babcock
Flowers: Anne Begg

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
Mar 20th Pub Chat
Apr 28th Annual Auction

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