Events

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


Free Sacred Everyday Ebook


Posted By on Dec 23, 2018

We are so delighted to have an amazing group of contributors and conversation partners. These reflections were based on the book, Liturgy of the Ordinary: Sacred Practices in Everyday Life, by Tish Harrison Warren.  Many thanks to Dori Killion, Charlie Jesch, Katie North, Bryan Cooper, John Espy, Sara Ross, and Pastor Bo Sanders for sharing their lives with us. We hope that you find this compilation a useful, meaningful tool...

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Pub Chat for December 2018


Posted By on Dec 14, 2018

There is a lot of singing this time of year.  Joy to the World, Winter Wonderland, Rudolf, Silent Night … and Auld Lang Syne (whatever that means)    Watch these 2 videos and then come to next week’s Pub Chat and talk about them!  The first video is about the effect that singing has on our brains and bodies.  The second video is about the importance of choir. Thanks to John Chilgren for these videos and for coming to the...

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PubChat for Nov 2018


Posted By on Nov 15, 2018

Now that the mid-terms are past, it seems like a good time to talk about the moral roots of our divided country.  (Pastor Bo has some doubts about this theory). Please watch this video and then come to talk about it Tuesday Nov 20 at Cascade Brewing (the Lodge)  

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Town Hall Meeting


Posted By on Nov 14, 2018

This Sunday, November 18, let’s hang in the sanctuary after worship for some delicious treats, supplied by the Finance Team, and to review 2018 and anticipate 2019. Please bring your pledge card Even if circumstances prevent you from pledging financially in 2019, the Finance Team would appreciate knowing that you received and returned the card.  This helps with preparing the budget for next year.  Blank cards will also be...

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Bike the Lights with VHUMC


Posted By on Nov 14, 2018

Bring/ride your bike to Portland International Raceway and let’s enjoy the holiday lights together! Tuesday, November 27 7:00 pm Decorating yourself and/or your bike with festive lights is highly encouraged (sorry, walkers and other modes of transportation are discouraged for safety reasons.) Cost is $6 per person; 12 and under are free.  Helmets are required for those under 17.  Food carts and a limited number of loaner bikes...

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Action Assembly 2018


Posted By on Nov 14, 2018

For those of you who were unable to attend the Action Assembly Charge Conference, here are the minutes: 2018 Action Assembly Christ UMC November 4, 2018 Present:  District Superintendent Rev. Erin Martin, District Lay Leader Lydia Henry, pastors and members of several west-side UMC’s. The following members of Vermont Hills UMC attended:  Rev. Bo Sanders, John and Jan Espy, Linda Miller, Donna Ward, Will Mitchell, Bryan and...

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