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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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Unknown Knowns (6 min sermon)


Posted By on Mar 31, 2020

6 min sermon of encouragement playing off of Rumsfeld and Zizek known knowns (things we know that we know) known unknowns (things we know that we don’t know) unknown unknowns (things we don’t know that we don’t know) Then Zizek reminds us that the 4th quadrant would be “unknown knowns” Romans 5 Comment below or email VHUMCpastor@gmail.com You can also listen to the audio podcast here:...

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Online Communion


Posted By on Mar 29, 2020

Here is our first attempt at an online liturgy for communion. It took 11 minutes and so we are going to refine it down next week by almost half. In the transcript below (also available as a PDF at the bottom) I went ahead and highlighted the ‘inverse’ elements where the innovation happens. Please feel free to utilize or adapt this if it would be helpful to you in your context. We will be doing Inverse Communion (the...

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