Vermont Hills UMC

Vermont Hills UMC


Staying Connected, 5.16.19


Posted By on May 16, 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. Office Closed  The church office will be closed May 22 and 23 while Virginia and Bryan are in Texas playing board games and loving on their daughter. Scrip Sunday  Our current service provider is closing!  We have only this Sunday and June 9 to...

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Summer (and Fall) Preview

Summer (and Fall) Preview


Posted By on May 16, 2019

2019 is not quite half-over but we have BIG plans for the rest of the year! Here is the overview:  Starting Memorial Day Weekend (May 26) there is no Sunday School for the Summer (9am) In June, July, and August the Worship Service moves to 10am (from 10:30) The sermon series for the Summer will tackle 12 topics (1 per week) ranging from hell to marriage to other religions to why no one reads the Bible literally.  Wednesday nights will...

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Bowling Alone Reading Group

Bowling Alone Reading Group


Posted By on May 16, 2019

This summer we want to try something a little different. We will be taking a break from ImBible Study for some lighter reading. 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, women’s roles, and other factors have caused people to become increasingly...

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Pub Chat Topic for May 2019

Pub Chat Topic for May 2019


Posted By on May 16, 2019

Join us Tuesday May 21 at 6pm for a lively discussion over dinner and adult beverages. Our topic this month will be ‘The Absent Political Center’.  Please read this article [New York Times Magazine] and come to The Lodge at Cascade Brewing 7424 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy, Portland, OR 97225 and join the conversation Email VHUMCpastor@gmail.com with any questions The Political ‘Center’ Isn’t Gone — Just Disputed – The...

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Emergent Spirituality


Posted By on May 15, 2019

This is the first in a 3-part series on the topic of ’emergent faith’. Pastor Bo utilizes 2 reviews of the book, “Emergent Strategy”  The first review can be read here: https://www.colorlines.com/articles/three-lessons-adrienne-maree-browns-emergent-strategy The second can be read here: https://praxis.fortelabs.co/emergent-strategy-organizing-for-social-justice/ Email with any questions or comment below You can...

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Easter Sermons


Posted By on May 8, 2019

I hope that you are enjoying this amazing weather! Today I wanted to share the most recent sermon series. It was a 3 part sermon centered on Easter. The themes are: Palms as Protest Easter as Life … as Easter People The videos are below or you can listen to them on the podcast stream: https://vermonthillsumc.org/feed/podcast

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Staying Connected 5.2.19


Posted By on May 2, 2019

It’s Auction time!  Come this Saturday, bring your checkbook, please help us support our largest fundraising event. Ladies and Gentlemen, start your wish lists!  Here are the links to the official Oral Auction list (Print and bring with you to the event!) and the Silent Auction List. Unable to attend the Auction?  Find a buddy to bid for you! Silent Auction begins at 5:30pm and the dinner begins at 6pm.  At 6:45pm the Silent Auction...

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Staying Connected 4.25.19


Posted By on Apr 25, 2019

What do we do now, Easter people? Check out this Sunday’s preview on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/VermontHillsUMC/videos/452214282239365/ Here it is on Youtube: https://youtu.be/ta6hH51s8go Big Thank You  Melanie Wilson did a beautiful job of decorating the Easter cross with fresh greenery and flowers!  After our worship service, the cross was taken to the Chilgrens’ home.  Thank you, Melanie! Meal Train  If you’d like to...

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Staying Connected 4.18.19


Posted By on Apr 18, 2019

  Bring blooms (the earlier, the better) to decorate the cross. This Sunday after worship is the last chance to have your photo taken for the directory.  You may email a photo to the office if you prefer. Easter Breakfast (crepes!) will be served from 9:00 – 10:00 in the Fellowship Hall. Moving Party! Pastor Bo and CJ recently closed on their new house.  Bo is doing renovations and CJ is still recuperating, so they could...

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Staying Connected 4.11.19


Posted By on Apr 11, 2019

This Sunday is Palm Sunday Kids are encouraged to attend and participate in our palm processional! Moving Party! Pastor Bo and CJ closed on their new house yesterday. Bo will be doing renovations and CJ is still recuperating, so they could use some help packing and moving. If you’re available to help pack this Saturday, or Monday the 15th, please email Virginia at the church office. On the 26th and 27th, the actual moving...

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