Posts Tagged "LGBTQ"


http://vermonthillsumc.org/podcast-player/3141/g-is-for-gay-christians-brainstorm.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 00:45:31Subscribe: iTunesThis conversation engaged 2 resources: Unclobber_One_Page_Cheat_SheetsDownload An Evangelical Support for SameDownload email VHUMCpastor@gmail.com with any questions or for more...

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Be Bold! (it may not work)


Posted By on Feb 20, 2019

http://vermonthillsumc.org/podcast-player/3096/be-bold-it-may-not-work.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 00:19:07Subscribe: iTunesBe brave and daring – the system is so powerful and so entrenched that it takes real effort to make change. To see the original ‘pep-talk’...

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UnClobber the Bible

UnClobber the Bible


Posted By on Feb 14, 2019

The week at 9am we BrainStorm (formerly Sunday School) the topic of G is for Gay Christians ahead of the special conference on LGBTQ inclusion in the church as the issue of same-sex marriage. Here are two resources that that we will use on Sunday. The first is a 1-page PDF about those six infamous ‘clobber passages’ in the Bible and how to UNclobber them. The second resource is an experiment Pastor Bo wrote a while ago for...

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Better Energy For Better Things


Posted By on Aug 26, 2017

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 is an innovative approach to church – but it is a little risky. What happens when we don’t all agree?   I have been...

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Spiritual Oasis?

Spiritual Oasis?


Posted By on Aug 24, 2017

You may have seen that Vermont Hills UMC’s tagline is ‘a spiritual oasis’.  It has been both fascinating and encouraging to find out how accurate of a description this tagline is. I’ll be honest: we live in a cynical age and if you are not an accepting and welcoming church, people will grow skeptical of taglines and slogans. You have to be open and affirming of people’s journey and their uniqueness or it...

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