Sacred Everyday

Reading through ‘The Liturgy of the Ordinary’ as a congregation.


Advent Meditation


Posted By on Dec 16, 2021

Advent Meditation Take a deep breath: God is in the air we breathe Breathe in hope, breathe out anxiety and sadness Take a deep breath: God is in the air we breathe Breathe in peace, breathe out anger and stress Take a deep breath: God is in the air we breathe Breathe in joy, breathe out fatigue and sorrow Let go of frustration Let go of trying to do everything right Welcome into your heart more joy, more gladness Move your attention...

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Mid Week Meditation: Proverbs 1


Posted By on Oct 29, 2020

We meditate in scripture every Wednesday at 10am Join us or watch this clip and pray along. You can also listen to the audio podcast here: https://vermonthillsumc.org/podcast/mid-week-meditation-proverbs-1/  ...

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Layers of Labor


Posted By on Sep 13, 2020

Our work in the world is sacred and meaningful at every stage of life. Enjoy this encouraging 10 min sermon. You can also listen to the audio podcast here: https://vermonthillsumc.org/podcast/layers-of-labor/...

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Finding Peace Intro


Posted By on Sep 13, 2020

Here is the week 1 of “Finding Peace In An Anxious World” study. Join us at 9:30am Sunday Mornings for this wonderful conversation and set of practices. You can listen to the podcast audio here: https://vermonthillsumc.org/podcast/finding-peace-intro/...

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Inverse Communion


Posted By on Apr 6, 2020

Many churches normally celebrate communion on the 1st Sunday of the month. This is not your average month however. There is a lot of hand-wringing about whether to do online communion … OR … utilize this Sunday as a ‘Lenten fast’ from communion until we are all together again physically. It is amazing how ‘social distancing’ has challenged both our vocabulary and our metaphysics. More about that in...

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Sacred Average Day


Posted By on Jun 22, 2018

How do you experience the divine presence in an average day? This topic has become one of my favorite things to chat about. I have found two powerful trends that seem to be developing. First: Depending on your phase of life, there are certain ‘givens’ that seem to be assumed and everything else becomes a ‘variable’. In the formula of life, the question seems to hinge on either how to manipulate (change) the...

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