Posts Tagged "Pub Chat"


Pub Chat Topic for June 2019

Pub Chat Topic for June 2019


Posted By on Jun 12, 2019

Join us Tuesday June 18 at The Lodge at Cascade Brewing (formerly Racoon Lodge) Watch these two short videos and then come at 6pm for a lively conversation email VHUMCpastor@gmail.com with any questions. We look forward to seeing you there. An Introduction to Robert Putnam’s Bowling Alone- Macat Politics Analysis from Macat on...

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Pub Chat for December 2018


Posted By on Dec 14, 2018

There is a lot of singing this time of year.  Joy to the World, Winter Wonderland, Rudolf, Silent Night … and Auld Lang Syne (whatever that means)    Watch these 2 videos and then come to next week’s Pub Chat and talk about them!  The first video is about the effect that singing has on our brains and bodies.  The second video is about the importance of choir. Thanks to John Chilgren for these videos and for coming to the...

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Civility or Resistance


Posted By on Aug 16, 2018

Last week on the Peacing It All Together podcast, Randy and I talked about ‘the call for civility’. Next week at the church’s pub-chat, the topic is the same. Randy and I came up with 3 ideas about this and I want to reflect on them here. First, it is important in ‘The Argument Culture’ (as Deborah Tannen famously called it) that we don’t prioritize policing people’s tone or vocabulary. Yes, we don’t want to inflame the situation and...

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PubChat May 2018


Posted By on May 2, 2018

May 15, Tuesday night at 7pm we are going to meet a The Lodge at Cascade Brewing for food and drinks. [7424 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy, Portland, OR 97225] This video will be our topic of conversation.  Please watch it twice (6 minutes).  Pick your favorite phrase that she says and your least favorite. It will be great to compare notes and see where there is overlap and where there is not. Word of God from Erika Spaet on...

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Pub Chat for October


Posted By on Oct 11, 2017

Tuesday Oct 17 our topic will be “There is more to life than being happy” Watch the TEDtalk video and come the Raccoon Lodge at 7pm ready to talk about the 4 pillars of happiness

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