Staying Connected

Staying Connected 3.26.20

Posted By on Mar 26, 2020

A Message from Bishop Elaine Stanovsky:  I am directing continued suspension of in-person worship through April 30, 2020. This suspension of worship includes Palm Sunday, Holy Week and Easter. It applies to both indoor and outdoor worship, weddings and funerals and to all days of the week. Please continue to conduct worship, bible study, prayer groups, and fellowship groups if you can do so remotely. Read on to learn how VHUMC does it...

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Staying Connected 3.19.20

Posted By on Mar 19, 2020

Online Worship  Have you tried it yet?  Pastor Bo is leading us in worship on Sunday mornings, and in more informal gatherings on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  All of the online meetings begin at 10:30 am and are in the same Zoom “Room.”  You can participate on any device that has a camera and a microphone. Get started here. Or watch on Bo’s Facebook page. Let’s do our best to stay spiritually connected. ...

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Staying Connected 3.12.20

Posted By on Mar 12, 2020

COVID-19  We are weary, we are worried.  But we need each other.  Pastor Bo has decided that we will meet this Sunday, March 15, for BrainStorming at 9:15, Worship at 10:30, and the Town Hall Meeting and Potato Bar at 11:30.  If conditions warrant, plans are in place to connect digitally (online) on March 22 and 29 instead of in person.  Please continue to follow best health practices and do what is best for you and yours. Notices: SW...

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Staying Connected 3.5.20

Posted By on Mar 5, 2020

Spring Forward!  This Saturday night, remember to set your clocks forward one hour for the start of Daylight Savings Time. All Church Work Party  This Saturday at 10:00 am.  Only two parties left before visitors meet us on Easter.  Let’s do a little spring cleaning!  Raking, pruning, painting, weeding, fixing, removing… See? There’s something for everyone! Facebook Friends  Before Easter, let’s increase our...

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Staying Connected 2.27.20

Posted By on Feb 27, 2020

Lenten Devotional  Imagine a different journey towards the cross; towards a new worldview.  “Drawing Closer to Creator and Creation: An Indigenous Journey Through Lent,” at or grab the pdf here Spring Newsletter  Available here or this Sunday at church Second Sunday Spiritual Practice  At 6:00 pm on March 8.  Mark your calendar now! Town Hall Meeting  Let’s talk about Family Promise!  After...

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Staying Connected 2.20.20

Posted By on Feb 20, 2020

Children’s Education Meeting  This Sunday after worship in the Fireside Room. Childcare will be provided, but older children are welcome to attend. Contact Bryan Cooper with any questions. Ash Wednesday Service  West Portland UMC, 4729 SW Taylors Ferry Rd, is hosting a 7:00 pm service on Wed, Feb 26.  All are invited.  Gather and open your hearts to this season. Enneagram Typing  Minda Redburn, a certified professional in the...

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