Staying Connected 4.25.19

Posted By vermonthills on Apr 25, 2019 | 0 comments

What do we do now, Easter people?
Check out this Sunday’s preview on Facebook:

Here it is on Youtube:

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 provide a meal for John and Silvia Chilgren, please sign up at  If you need help to sign up, call the church office on Wednesdays or Thursdays and we’ll get it done.

You’re Invited!  Dottie Alsman is celebrating 100 years young on Saturday, May 4, 1:00 – 4:00 pm at Summerfield Club House, 10650 SW Summerfield Dr, Tigard.  RSVP to Marce at 253.222.5850 or

BrainStorming with Bo  Our adult Sunday School is nearing the end of the alphabet! Our topic this Sunday will be “S is for Sin and the Social Gospel.”

Auction News  May the Fourth Be With You!  Our biggest fundraiser of the year needs YOU for a vibrant and successful event. Your donations are needed! The LAST DAY to donate to the auction is Monday, April 29. Also, additional help is needed for Fellowship Hall setup and kitchen duties.

Saturday, May 4:

  • Silent Auction 5:30-6:45 pm
  • Dinner 6:00-6:45 pm
  • Oral Auction 6:45 pm

To donate or learn more, contact Janet Zimmerdahl at 971.303.1641 or  Share our Facebook event with your friends!

Mother’s Day Bake Sale  If you’d like to contribute a baked good for our sale on May 12th, please contact Elizabeth at or Virginia at  The proceeds support all family activities, such as the one coming up on June 22 (teaser!)

Photos Needed  The church office is looking for digital photos of recent church gatherings.  Please email to  Thanks!

Easter Cards  We sent cards to our homebound members.  Jean Ullman wrote to “all the wonderful people at Vermont Hills,” to send her love and to thank everyone for remembering her.

ImBible Study  Our feisty, fantastic bible study group just began the epistle of James.  Join us on Wednesdays at 7:00 pm in the Fireside Room, with an optional second act at the pub afterwards.

Talk N Thought  The “dynamite” ladies of TnT are reading “Educated: A Memoir” by Tara Westover.  Join them every Tuesday at 1:00 pm in the Fireside Room and share in great conversation, snacks, and reading/discussing insightful books.

Prayer Chain  Email your prayer requests to If you do not have access to email, you may call Sara Ross at 314.258.7141. The ‘Prayers of the People’ is crafted weekly from this information; please indicate if your prayer is private.

Thanks to those who have volunteered their service for this Sunday:
Liturgist: Katie North
Projectionist: Elizabeth Brown
Storyteller: Charlotte Wannagat
Ushers: Jeanette DiPaolo, Charlie Jesch

Mark your calendars now for some upcoming dates and events:
May 4             Dottie Alsman’s 100th Birthday Party
May 4             Auction: May the Fourth Be With You!
May 6             Church Council
May 9             Staff Meeting
May 11           All Church Work Party
May 12           Mother’s Day Bake Sale

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