Staying Connected 2.10.22

Posted By vermonthills on Feb 10, 2022 | 0 comments

BrainStorming with Bo
This Sunday at 9:30am in BrainStorming we are going to look at the loss of the commons.

More reflections on our series, ‘Naked Spirituality’ have been posted on our website.  You are welcome to add a comment or question for the author.

Love Beyond Borders
Want to be more involved in solving the pandemic globally?  Join the Greater Northwest Area of the UMC for an online presentation, “Love Beyond Borders: The Interfaith Movement to End the Pandemic” tonight, Thursday, Feb 10, at 6:00 pm.  For more information and to register, click on this flyer

SW Hope Food Drive
Since 2007, Neighborhood House has held the SW HOPE community food drive to combat the sharp decline in food donations that occurs after the new year begins. This year, their goal is to collect $70,000 (or the 280,000 lbs equivalent) to serve the ever-increasing number of families who come to Neighborhood House looking for assistance with their basic food needs.  The campaign kicks off on Feb 28.  Until then, please donate from this list of most needed items.

Committee Training
Laity serving on local church committees, especially those who chair administrative committees, are encouraged to attend a Greater Northwest Area-wide training on Saturday, February 26, 2022. The two-hour training will be offered online starting at 10 a.m. by district superintendents and staff of the Alaska, Oregon-Idaho and Pacific Northwest Conferences. Those new to their roles or to leadership of committees are strongly encouraged to attend.

VHUMC Travelers
SW National Parks (September 11-23, 2022; 6 Nat’l Parks) includes a Durango train trip and Lake Powell cruise.
The Great National Parks (September 23-October 5, 2022; 6 Nat’l Parks) includes a Snake River raft trip out of Jackson Hole.
Contact Linda Miller if you are interested or have any questions: 503-699-8628 or

Easy Giving 

  • Donate on our website
  • Donate on your phone through the Vanco Mobile app
  • Amazon Smile program at
  • Fred Meyer Rewards program, code SY323
  • to give 70% of vehicle sale to VHUMC

Contact the church office with any questions.

Talk N Thought  The ladies of TnT are reading and discussing the book, We Make the Road by Walking, every Tuesday at 1:00 pm in the Fireside Room.  Each week is a short devotional, so you can jump in anytime you are available. If you’d like to be included in their email list, please notify Linda Miller or the church office.

Prayer Chain  Email your prayer requests to If you do not have access to email, you may call Linda Miller at 503.699.8628.  The ‘Prayers of the People’ is crafted weekly from this information; please indicate if your prayer is private.

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