Starting this week at Vermont Hills UMC we are going to start a new sermon series on the ‘Social Principles’.  These are a series of statements that the denomination has made about the practicalities of life and faith in the modern world. Pastor Bo is going to take a unique approach to them and unapologetically show you his cards and where he stands on these issues.  He is not going to try and convince you  of his...

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Covid News for September

Posted By on Sep 2, 2021

Happy September everyone!  What a wild and weird time for all of us as kids return to school and churches (like ours) plan to move from outdoor worship gatherings to indoor worship. We are also dreaming of children’s ministry options and launching a middle-school group later this fall. I thought it would be good for you to see the kind of updates that we receive from our conference and denomination. They are doing a great job at...

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Outdoor Service Cancelled

Posted By on Jun 26, 2021

We apologize, but our outdoor service scheduled for  June 27, has been cancelled due to the heat.  Please join us online through Zoom or Facebook at 10:00 am

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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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