Staying Connected 3.9.18

Posted By vermonthills on Mar 9, 2018 | 0 comments

Staying Connected



Don’t forget to set your clocks forward Saturday night!


If you would like to see a preview of this Sunday, watch this:


Scrip Sunday is THIS Sunday. This church fundraiser does not cost you anything.  Scrip is purchased at the value of the gift card, and the church receives the percentage listed on the form.

Purchase only cards that you use or give as gifts for birthdays, a thank you, anniversaries, etc

Bring the attached order form and a check to  the Fellowship Hall following Sunday service. Or leave order and check in the office to be processed on Sunday.

Next SCRIP SUNDAYS are April 22nd, May 20th, and June 10th.  Pick up Scrip the following Sunday.  Plan ahead!!


Meals for the Reunert family. Laura had successful shoulder surgery.  If you would like to assist the family with meals (particularly while the girls are in school) go to

Under “Find” enter:

Last name: Reunert

Password:  Arm

Please enter what entree you’re taking, so that there is some variety!  Thanks so much for caring for our congregation!


SW Hope Food Drive  –  Feb 11  –  Apr 14, Neighborhood House is holding their Annual Food Drive, in partnership with the Oregon Food Bank. For every $1 donated, 4 lbs of nutritious food can be purchased. For more information, please visit the website:

Please make donations through the church offering or online giving (mark ‘Food Drive’ in the memo) and we will collect the donations and send them over April 15.


Easter Week is 3 Weeks Away : This year we are going to have three services:

  • Wednesday Night – a combined Holy Wednesday and Maundy Thursday meal/worship service at 7pm.
  • Good Friday – a 7pm Tenebrae service where we descend into darkness through the 7 stations of the cross.
  • Easter Morning – Christ is Risen! 10:30am worship service Please put these 3 services on your calendar and plan to attend. They will each be unique and deeply meaningful.
  • Youth Easter Breakfast  –  Please join the Youth at 9am for breakfast in Fellowship Hall. Donations support the Youth mission trip this summer. Following will be an Easter Egg Hunt.


Prayer Chain – if you have a prayer request, or want to be added to have prayer requests sent to you so that you can pray – email:   The ‘prayers of the people’ is crafter each week from this information.


 Adult Sunday School –  This week  –  X is for XRay. Next week: Y is for Y2K. Come join us at 9am in the Fireside Room. For a preview of this week’s class, be sure to check this link:  We hope you will come and be a part of the discussion. You can also find audio of previous lessons on the website.

Online Giving –  Our website now has a page with simple instructions and user links for your convenience at: It is easy to use and very secure.

Progressive Bible Study – The Gospel of Mark is picking up pace. Every Wednesday night at 7pm in the Fireside Room.  Join us and explore the Bible. It might look very different than it did before.



Be sure to check out Vermont Hills UMC’s website,

and the 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


Mark your calendars now for some upcoming dates and events:

Mar 18th   Youth Potato Bar

Mar 20th   Pub Chat

Apr  28th   Annual Auction



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