Vermont Hills UMC

Vermont Hills UMC


Deep Calls To Deep (sermon)


Posted By on Jun 19, 2019

In this 11 min sermon Pastor Bo talks about what true ‘depth’ is via Psalm 42 and a famous quote. Enjoy this video or the podcast audio [here]  Psalm 42: 8 Deep calls to deep in the roar of your waterfalls; all your waves and breakers have swept over me. “Nothing that is worth doing can be achieved in our lifetime; therefore we must be saved by hope. Nothing which is true or beautiful or good makes complete sense in any...

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Bowling Alone Starts Tonight!


Posted By on Jun 19, 2019

I hope that you have been able to look at the first 2 chapters of Bowling Alone. You can  read it for free on Google Books [link] and there is an audio version if you prefer [link] as well as Kindle [buy the book] We want to have a conversation about the breakdown of ‘community’ in our culture and specifically the generational differences that are evident. Bowling Alone “Shows how changes in work, family structure,...

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New Kids Room


Posted By on Jun 19, 2019

This past Sunday was our first week using our new kids room and it was a hit! The kids room is right next to the sanctuary in the main building. This helps with drop-off/sign-in and allows parents to still participate in the worship gathering. We also have a kids area in the sanctuary with a comfy couch for families. We are so excited about the new kids room and what it means for our growing families. Please email with question...

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Staying Connected 6.13.19


Posted By on Jun 13, 2019

Worship Time continues at 10:00 am through the end of August. Donuts with Dad  This Sunday, let’s celebrate the special men in our lives.  We’ll begin at 9:30 am with donuts in the lobby.  Worship will end a little early for those wishing to attend the Pride Parade. Pub Chat  This Tuesday is our monthly Pub Chat where we gather for good food, libations, and lively conversation!  We meet at The Lodge at Cascade Brewing, 7424 SW...

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“Retirement” Party


Posted By on Jun 13, 2019

Our beloved Boofy, Elizabeth Brown, is stepping down from her position as Youth/Family Minister.  We will celebrate her 12 years of ministry on Sunday, July 7, during our 10:00 worship service and afterwards at a potluck lunch in her honor. If you have photos you’d like to share, please email them to the church office. We hope you can attend!

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Pub Chat Topic for June 2019

Pub Chat Topic for June 2019


Posted By on Jun 12, 2019

Join us Tuesday June 18 at The Lodge at Cascade Brewing (formerly Racoon Lodge) Watch these two short videos and then come at 6pm for a lively conversation email VHUMCpastor@gmail.com with any questions. We look forward to seeing you there. An Introduction to Robert Putnam’s Bowling Alone- Macat Politics Analysis from Macat on Vimeo.

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Staying Connected 6.6.19


Posted By on Jun 6, 2019

Worship Time continues at 10:00 am through the end of August. Wear Red  this Sunday for Pentecost!  (Don’t know why? Come and find out!) Scrip Sunday  This Sunday will be our last scrip Sunday for the summer.  Stock up!  Get the current form here. Donuts with Dad  On June 16, let’s celebrate the special men in our lives.  We’ll begin at 9:30 am with donuts in the lobby.  Worship will end a little early for those wishing to...

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The Unknowness of God


Posted By on Jun 6, 2019

This Summer we are challenging assumptions during our gatherings at 10am Sundays. Here is a sermon about the ‘unknown’ aspects of God and religion. However much we know about God, there is infinitely more to know. Watch the video below  or listen to the audio podcast [link] Feel free to post comments and questions below or email VHUMCpastor@gmail.com 

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Staying Connected 5.31.19


Posted By on May 31, 2019

New Time  We will begin worship at 10:00 am through the end of August. Potluck after Worship this Sunday  All are welcome – plenty of food!  Let’s celebrate Lizzie Reunert’s high school graduation. Coffee Hosts Needed  On-the-job training available!  Special thanks to Marian Barney for supplying the treats, and Dori Killion for her hard work, covering the Sundays that have no hosts. Scrip Sunday  June 9 will be our last scrip...

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Summer Services


Posted By on May 30, 2019

There are a couple things to know as we enter June: Sunday services are at 10 am (instead of 10:30) This is for June-July-August. No BrainStorming at 9 am (aka Sunday School) Sermon topics for this Summer will be questioning assumption about faith and life. Summer Reading Group will be Wednesday nights starting June 19 Our book will be ‘Bowling Alone: the collapse and revival of American community’ [Amazon link] [Google...

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Staying Connected 5.23.19


Posted By on May 23, 2019

Communion Flowers  Sign up at the Welcome table this Sunday, or contact the church office, if you’d be willing to bring a flower arrangement on the first Sunday of any remaining month in 2019. New Hours  We will begin worship at 10:00 am on June 2, continuing throughout the summer, in an effort to beat the heat. Coffee Hosts Needed  On-the-job training available!  Sign up during coffee time this Sunday! All Church Work Day  Meet at...

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