Staying Connected 4.9.20

Posted By vermonthills on Apr 9, 2020 | 0 comments

Upcoming Online Gatherings:
Fri, Apr 10, 7:00 pm:  Good Friday service  (Meeting ID: 935 164 728)
Sun, Apr 12, 10:30 am:  Bo’s Easter message, Prayers of the People, music  (Meeting ID 409 087 237)
Tue, Apr 14, 10:30 am:  More informal worship time  (Meeting ID 409 087 237)
Wed, Apr 15, 7:00 pm:  ImBible Study continues with the book of Luke.  (Meeting ID: 585 770 550)
Thu, Apr 16, 10:30 am:  Staying in touch  (Meeting ID 409 087 237)

Click on the day/time to go to the correct Zoom Room. Or go to, click on ‘Join a Meeting’ and enter the meeting ID.  Remember to mute your audio except when you are speaking.  Thanks!

You can watch past gatherings on our website or on Bo’s Facebook page. Let’s stay spiritually and emotionally connected even if we are physically separated.

Good Friday Service  Four other ministries will be joining us tomorrow night for the “Seven Last Words of Christ.”  It begins at 7:00 pm.  Please use the link above and remember to join without audio (or mute yourself).

BrainStorming with Bo  Our Adult Sunday School is going to resume on Sunday, April 19, at 9:30 am!  We’ll be on chapter 6 of the book, “The Church of Us vs Them.”  Catch up (or review) the first five gatherings here or on Facebook.  Check your email next week for the Zoom link.

Giving  If you are able, please choose a way to continue your giving to Vermont Hills. Mail your check (address below), set up an auto payment through your bank, give online at, or give by texting a dollar amount to 844.958.1124. Thank you.

Easter Boxes  Many thanks to all who contributed to the students’ Easter Boxes!  They were a big hit!

“A Night at the Opera” Auction News  We are still hopeful to have some version of the auction this year, perhaps online.  If you were planning to host a summer event, please email the church office with the details.  As they say at the opera, “It ain’t over ’til the fat lady sings!”

SW Hope  The annual food drive for Neighborhood House ended on April 4 and achieved 70% of their goal, despite cancelled fundraisers.  Thank you to all who contributed.

Mondays with the DS  Our District Superintendent, Erin Martin, is leading an hour of scripture, prayer, and sharing every Monday at noon.  Join her here.

Amazon Smile  Do you shop online? Amazon will donate a small percentage to VHUMC for every eligible purchase.  You must designate Vermont Hills as your charity of choice and start at every visit.  Contact the church office with any questions.

Fred Meyer Community Rewards  If you shop at Freddy’s, please make sure to link your FM Rewards card with Vermont Hills United Methodist Church (code SY323) and the church will receive a percentage of all your purchases.  It costs you nothing and you still receive all your usual benefits.

Talk N Thought  The “dynamite” ladies of TnT have made the tough decision to suspend meetings until further notice.  If you’d like to be notified when they resume, please email Linda Miller.

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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