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Becoming (sermon)


Posted By on Mar 11, 2020

Our word last week was ‘becoming’ and this 4 min reflection was one part of our gathering. Each week we use several elements like (poem, song, video, etc.) around a central theme Enjoy this encouraging (and short) video or listen to the podcast audio here: https://vermonthillsumc.org/podcast/becoming-words-make-worlds/ Feel free to email with questions or follow-up VHUMCpastor@gmail.com 

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Us vs Them week 4 recap


Posted By on Mar 8, 2020

Narrative Theology is our theme this week Download the Notes here Chpt 4 Us vs Them Enjoy the video below or listen to the audio podcast: https://vermonthillsumc.org/podcast/us-vs-them-week-4-recap/

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Treasure (sermon)


Posted By on Mar 5, 2020

Treasure is our word for the week. Part of the Words Make Worlds series The words that use help us interpret our experience – but they also create our experience at some level. Join the conversation. Comment below or email VHUMCpastor@gmail.com  Support the podcast with a tax-deductible donation on our  online giving app Below is the video or you can to listen to the audio podcast here:...

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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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Lenten Reading: a journey


Posted By on Feb 27, 2020

Please join me in a journey through Lent. My friend and mentor, Randy Woodley, has a new Lenten devotional called “Drawing Closer to Creator and Creation: An Indigenous Journey Through Lent”. Each week has its own theme and there are daily readings for the next 6 weeks. The PDF can be downloaded here: eloheh_lenten_devotional_  

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Embracing Cynicism?


Posted By on Feb 21, 2020

It may be time to embrace cynicism. Our cultural moment may be calling for it. Several years ago I was part of a leadership development cohort of young people and on the final day before they sent us back to the places that we came from all over the globe the leader encourage us to stop working on our weaknesses. It really caught my attention because up to that point I been under the impression that my primary job was to become a...

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