This category contains events that happen within the church community on a weekly basis.

It’s all-hands-on-deck this Saturday as we knock out several tasks around the church.  John has kindly provided us with a detailed list including photos!  2018-08-05 Work Party (1)  Hope that you can drop by — it’s only two hours! — before the weather gets too warm.

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Please join us at Hayhurst National Night Out, Tuesday, August 7, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at Alpenrose Dairy.  We’ll be distributing balloons, glow bracelets, and our charming smiles at our booth.  This is a great event for families, with children’s activities, entertainment, and free ice cream for everyone!

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Sunnyside Community House

Posted By on Jul 25, 2018

We have begun a new partnership with Sunnyside Community House (SCH), the site of the former Sunnyside UMC, at 3520 SE Yamhill St in Portland.  Their mission is to be a sacred space “where all of our neighbors, both the housed and unhoused, are invited to learn, serve, and gather.”  In their 3-story, 38,000 sf building, they have multiple classes, spaces to rent (with the focus on the arts and justice communities), and the...

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New YouTube July 2018

Posted By on Jul 19, 2018

Our YouTube channel has only been used for short weekly previews up to this point … Now we are posting the sermons and conversations ‘At the Table’.  You can subscribe to the channel here [link] so that you get updates about each week’s video. Sometimes it will be the conversation “at the table” like here with Sara about “Sacred Everyday” Sometimes it will be the short sermons. Here is...

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Listen To A Full Service

Posted By on Jun 22, 2018

If you are looking to get a feel for VHUMC or you are wondering what to expect … We did something little different this week for the podcast.  Normally we post just the sermon (or lesson), but this week included highlights of all the various elements that make up our Sunday morning hour together. Here is the link to this week’s audio of the full service. It comes in...

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Opportunities to Serve

Posted By on Jun 21, 2018

We have six service opportunity openings currently: Projectionist: If you have the ability to press the space bar on a computer keyboard, you are qualified! The only requirement is that you must pay attention. Kid’s Storyteller: Looking for 5 people to present a 10-15 minute lesson (provided by Elizabeth) during the worship service. Storytellers will rotate on a weekly basis. Childcare staff will be with the children for the entire...

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