Updates


Pastor’s Report 2020


Posted By on Nov 5, 2020

Our Charge Conference (annual meeting) was earlier this week. Here is Pastor Bo’s Pastor Report for 2020. Vermont Hills UMC Rev. Bo C. Sanders This has been a year of adjustment and flexibility for everyone. Vermont Hills has shown an exceptional ability to change and adjust to the unique circumstances that have come up this year. We recognized early on in the Covid-crisis that many of the adjustments we had made over the past 3...

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Praying the Fruit of the Spirit


Posted By on Aug 20, 2020

Wednesday Check-In Romans 8:26 26 Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we ought, but that very Spirit intercedes with sighs too deep for words.   22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.     I am grateful for …   I am struggling with …   I could...

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Praying with Beads


Posted By on Aug 13, 2020

We have started a new spiritual practice on Wednesday mornings at 10am of praying 10 little prayers with the help of prayer beads. It is a new discipline for us but we wanted to integrate a bodied (physical) element to our weekly prayers. Take a look – give it a try – let us know what you...

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Gleaning from Ruth


Posted By on Aug 13, 2020

Last week Bo talked with Pastor Brett Stuveland about the book of Ruth. Below is the video of that whole conversation – we only watched the first 14 min for the Sunday sermon. You can also listen to the podcast audio of both the full and edited versions Full: https://vermonthillsumc.org/podcast/gleaning-from-ruth/ Edited:...

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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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Tuesday Recap (3/31)


Posted By on Apr 1, 2020

Here is a 17 min recap of our online gathering from yesterday (3/31) Please join us any Sunday, Tuesday, and Sunday at 10:30 am You can also listen to the audio podcast https://vermonthillsumc.org/podcast/tuesday-recap-3-31/

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