Posts Tagged "churchNext"


Why Do Church This Way?


Posted By on Apr 18, 2018

http://vermonthillsumc.org/podcast-player/1838/why-do-church-this-way.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 00:57:35Subscribe: iTunesWeek 1 of “5 Favorite Ideas” The church is always changing and adjusting to history. Pastor Bo thinks it might be time for another big change. Join the conversation Sunday morning or over at the blog during the...

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Why Do Church This Way?

Why Do Church This Way?


Posted By on Apr 6, 2018

Culture is always changing. Life changes. The way we do church is changing as well. For more: Interactive Church [link]  We are working on something called  ‘Church 2.0’  or ‘ChurchNext’. A little history about different ways the church has looked in different eras: During the middle-ages it was primarily through sacrament. 500 years ago the Protestant Reformation made it more about preaching. Lately, music has...

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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 me. Don’t get me wrong – I am happy that we now are 100% conversational. It makes so much sense to have...

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An Invitation To Converstion


Posted By on Nov 28, 2017

The sanctuary update is almost complete! The carpet is on it’s way and then the space will all set. This past Sunday we had a wonderful conversation about cultivating a heart of thanksgiving. It was a wonderful time to compare notes about ‘being a thanksgiving people’. These conversation are going to inform and direct our congregation in the future. Conversation is a different way of doing (and being the) church. We...

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3 NEW Ways To Connect


Posted By on Nov 3, 2017

  Our transition to be ‘a conversational community’ is underway. Conversational sermons, Sunday School (the ABCs of Faith), and Bible Study are all available in audio form on both iTunes and Stitcher Here is the iTunes link https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/vermont-hills-united-methodist-church/id1305583046 Here is the Stitcher link https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/vermont-hills-umc?refid=stpr   We also have...

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