Staying Connected 4.14.22

Posted By vermonthills on Apr 14, 2022 | 0 comments

Online Opportunities this Week:

No BrainStorming with Bo this Sunday

Sunday, 10:30 am:  Worship Service
Sunday worship is now in-person as well as online!

Monday, 5:00 pm:  Fireside Friends
In person in the Fireside Room and online

Tuesday, 1:00 pm:  Talk ‘N’ Thought
In person in the Fireside Room and online

Wednesday, 6:30 pm:  ImBible Study
Online only


Friday, April 15  Good Friday
Our traditional Tenebrae service at 7:00 pm.  This will be a collaborative service with Westside UMC and West Portland UMC.  A moving service of the last seven words of Christ, with music provided by two musicians.

Sunday, April 17  Easter
9:30 am:  Pastry breakfast
10:30 am:  Easter worship service
11:30 am:  Easter egg hunt for the kids (BYO basket!)
Please plan to wear a mask – you can sing out *and* protect our visitors!

Sunday, April 24  Volunteer Appreciation Day
We couldn’t have made it through the last two years without the time and energy that our faithful volunteers put in.  The staff will serve lunch to everyone after the service.  All are invited!

Auction 2022:  Dream Big!
Saturday, June 11, 4:30 – 7:30 pm
How you can help make this a fundraising success:
Bring in donations!  Either your own or from a favorite business.  Ideas: Host an event, provide a service (e.g. car detailing, transferring VHS/DVD to digital, yardwork), create a handcrafted item or homemade food item. Here’s a letter you can use for donations: donation request. Even small donations are appreciated for creating themed baskets.
Looking for a host for the live auction; please contact Virginia C if interested.

Portland Pride
We will have a booth at the Portland Pride Waterfront Festival on June 18 and 19!  Anyone who is interested in helping man the booth, please contact Elizabeth Stelle or the church office.  We plan to tie-dye matching tees for the event.

Volunteer for Neighborhood House
Summer Camp Volunteers are needed from June 27 – August 5.  For more information – and to see many other opportunities – visit

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 The Book of Forgiving: The Fourfold Path for Healing Ourselves and Our World, by Desmond Tutu and his daughter, Mpho, an Anglican priest.  They meet every Tuesday at 1:00 pm in the Fireside Room and also online (Zoom room 966 225 0807, Passcode: VHUMC)  For more information, please contact 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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