Vermont Hills UMC

Vermont Hills UMC


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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Staying Connected 4.4.19


Posted By on Apr 4, 2019

Preview for Sunday: Photo Directory  We will continue to take photos after worship, on Sunday mornings through Easter, just in case you have a CEO (Christmas and Easter Only) family member.  You may also email a photo to the church office, if you prefer. Easter Sunday  We will be creating a flower-bedecked cross in the sanctuary.  Please bring blooms from your garden that morning. All Church Work Party  This Saturday, April 6, is our...

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Holy Week Schedule


Posted By on Mar 28, 2019

There are several opportunities for you to worship with us during Holy Week (April 14 – 21). We are an open, reconciling, affirming group. All are welcome. Come as you are! · Sunday, Apr 14, 10:30 am  Palm Sunday Service.  Children and youth will be participating in the palm processional so be sure to attend · Wednesday, Apr 17, 7:00 pm  Maundy Wednesday service with music and a meal · Friday, Apr 19, 7:00 pm  Good Friday...

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Staying Connected 3.28.19


Posted By on Mar 28, 2019

How do you choose?  It matters. Watch this video on Facebook: Choices Matter (preview for Sunday) Posted by Vermont Hills UMC on Thursday, March 28, 2019 And for those who don’t do Facebook, here it is on Youtube: For this Sunday, we’re reading Chapter 31 of We Make the Road by Walking: “The Choice is Yours” Thank You!  Bo and CJ would like to thank everyone for their prayers, meals, and financial and emotional support...

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Change the Future


Posted By on Mar 27, 2019

I just wrapped up a 3 week series on change with a sermon called “I would prefer not to”. I would prefer not to The first week we asked “Can the past save us?” The answer is ‘no’. The next week talk about “the Life of the Ages” which is so much more than eternal life. We looked at how Jesus updated present religious practices in his time. This past week was a 4-layered experiment with...

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The Power of Narrative

The Power of Narrative


Posted By on Mar 27, 2019

Last week’s BrainStorm was about ‘narrative’. Humans are narrative mammals – which is to say that we tell stories to create meaning. Here is the audio (podcast) link if you want to listen in: N is for Narrative You may also like this profound article by NT Wright about how the Bible and our stories are part of a bigger story. Wright Church-BibleDownload email VHUMCpastor@gmail.com with any...

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