Staying Connected 11.19.17

Posted By vermonthills on Nov 17, 2017 | 0 comments

Staying Connected
There are lots of activities happening with our church community you need to know about. Please take a few moments to review and mark your calendar.

Sunday Worship Usher Volunteers Needed. For more info, please contact Dori Killion at:
Progressive Bible Study will take Nov 22nd off for Thanksgiving & will meet again on Nov 29th
The church office will be closed on Thursday & Friday the 23rd & 24th for Thanksgiving

1 Scrip Sunday – Scrip Sunday pick up is on November 19th. The holidays are fast arriving, and Scrip provides many gifting ideas: Dinner & Movie, Home Depot and Lowes for home improvement projects, Starbucks cards for thank you gifts, etc. Check out all the categories and do some holiday shopping via the attachment in the email. Remember a percentage is returned to the church for programs and pews.

2 Singing for Advent – If you would like to sing with the choir during Advent season, we will be practicing the Christmas anthems between 12pm and 12:30pm starting Nov 19th downstairs in the choir room. Music reading is not required. The choir is planning on singing each Sunday of December and you are welcome to participate in any or all of them. Any questions, please contact Joy Wegner at: 503-244-1238. All voices welcome!

3 Public House Chat – We will meet on Tuesday the 21st at the Raccoon Lodge (now Cascade Brewing) at 7pm. The article for Pub Night is:

4 Adult Sunday School – J is for Justification. What if forgiveness isn’t just? Come join us at 9am in the Fireside Room. For more information on the class, be sure to check our website . We hope you will come and be a part of the discussion. Email Pastor Bo with any questions at: .

5 Talk and Thought will meet on Tuesday, November 21st at 1pm in the Fireside Room. We are currently reading Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson. As is our tradition, it will be read and discussed in the group. For more information, contact Linda Miller at or 503-699-8628.

6 Progressive Bible Study – Progressive Bible Study will not be meeting on Wednesday November 22nd, but will continue as usual after Thanksgiving Holiday on Wednesday November 29th. The Gospel of Mark has begun. Every Wednesday at 7pm in the Fireside Room we will be offering a Bible study, with a twist. We hope that you will come to read the text through a 21st century lens. It might look very different than it did before.

Thank you to all those who have volunteered for this Sunday’s worship service:
Ushers: Ramon Alsman, Dori Killion, Pat Crawford
Liturgist: Mike Fryer
Coffee: Roger and Mary Turk

Be sure to check out Vermont Hills UMC’s website, and our new Interactive Calendar, for all the latest happenings going on with the church, special videos and Facebook posts
Connecting with Pastor Bo Sanders: 503-567-9095

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