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Are You Sure?


Posted By on May 24, 2022

We are having a multi-week conversation about the nature of faith. If we believe different things than we used to – we also need to believe the differently or hold them in a different way. People of faith need to be a part of the solution and not a part of the problem. Here is the audio podcast of Sunday’s sermon: https://vermonthillsumc.org/podcast/are-you-sure/ Come and join the conversation! All are...

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Breezeway Book Club: Join us from May-July as we read ‘The Misunderstood Jew’ by Amy-Jill Levine.  This fascinating book will give us plenty to talk about every 14 days as we learn about the Jewish roots of Christianity and why this information is largely uncovered. It will help the Bible make sense in brand new ways! The plan is to meet on the breezeway from 6:30-7:15 to talk about the book and then to meander over to the...

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How do we embrace the best of the past while fully living in the present? This is especially important as religious communities.  This Sunday I would like to brainstorm a fun concept called ‘metaModernity’. You can listen to the interview here: https://newbooksnetwork.com/lene-andersen-metamodernity-meaning-and-hope-in-a-complex-world-nordic-bildung-2019 If you don’t get a chance to listen to that podcast, you will...

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The ‘Why’ Question


Posted By on Mar 28, 2022

[Sermon Notes – Video is below] Asking the why question is like “opening a can of worms” to use the old cliché. Once that toothpaste is out of the tube, it is nearly impossible to get it back in. This is why a lot of organized religion does not want, or allow, people to ask the why question. We have majored on the why question at Vermont Hills – it is part of our being a ‘spiritual oasis’. The honest truth, however, is that...

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