Posts by Pastor Bo


Expanding the ‘We’


Posted By on Jun 17, 2020

Our word for the week was community. Who do you mean when you say ‘we’? This sermon says that we are caught up in an ever-expanding ring of inclusion and empowerment called the gospel. Watch this video and leave a comment – or listen to the audio podcast.

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ImBible Study is Back! (online)

ImBible Study is Back! (online)


Posted By on Mar 28, 2020

Join us this Wednesday at 7pm for a lively (and irreverent) time of reading the Gospel. It is not your average Bible study!  Join the zoom here: https://zoom.us/j/585770550 This video talks about how much fun it is to read the Bible as a progressive. The 4 layers of our ‘surplus of meaning’ and 3 surprises from the Gospel of Luke. We ask the text 4 Layers of Questions: What would the original audience have heard? What has the text...

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In a recent podcast of the Peacing It All Together Book Discussion Group, a question was asked about moving on from a the concept of the supernatural to a more integrated or indigenous perspective. From minute 7 to 14 there is a nice discussion about different ways of moving on from this poorly manufactured thought construct. I come from an evangelical-charismatic perspective in my past where the supernatural was just assumed. It was...

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This past week’s sermon focused on 3 words: transcend, transform, and transgress. Watch the video below or you can read the sermon notes (which are much better than the actual presentation) Notes (PDF) : Transcend Transfrom Transgress You can also listen to the audio podcast https://vermonthillsumc.org/podcast/transcend-tranform-transgress/

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I know that some of you will have to stay home today due to health concerns. Here are the notes that I will using for both Sunday School (chpt 4 of Us vs Them) at 9:25 am and then my sermon on “Time and Worship” at 10:45 am I hope that you will be able to follow along if you want by watching the FB live feed either here  https://www.facebook.com/VermontHillsUMC/ or on my personal page https://www.facebook.com/BoCSanders I...

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