Staying Connected 5.31.19

Posted By vermonthills on May 31, 2019 | 0 comments

New Time  We will begin worship at 10:00 am through the end of August.

Potluck after Worship this Sunday  All are welcome – plenty of food!  Let’s celebrate Lizzie Reunert’s high school graduation.

Coffee Hosts Needed  On-the-job training available!  Special thanks to Marian Barney for supplying the treats, and Dori Killion for her hard work, covering the Sundays that have no hosts.

Scrip Sunday  June 9 will be our last scrip Sunday for the summer.  Stock up!

Donuts with Dad  On June 16, let’s celebrate the special men in our lives.  We’ll begin at 9:30 am with donuts in the lobby.  Worship will end a little early for those wishing to attend the Pride Parade.

All Church Field Trip  Let’s all go to the Japanese Gardens on Saturday, June 22!  We’ll meet here at the church at 1:00 pm to travel together.  Be sure to bring sunscreen (or raingear), $20 for admission, and your camera – the gardens are always photogenic!

Fred Meyer Community Rewards  Link your FM Rewards card with Vermont Hills United Methodist Church (code SY323) and the church will receive a percentage of all your purchases.

ImBible Study  On Wednesday evenings this summer, we’ll be reading and discussing the book, “Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community” by Robert Putnam.  Join us at 7:00 pm in the Fireside Room, beginning June 19!

Auction Items  A few upcoming events have space for you, including Melanie Wilson’s super clothing swap on June 15!  Check the table in the lobby for more info on this and other events.

Sunnyside Needs  If you have extra, gently used jeans or towels, Sunnyside Community House could use them for their homeless ministry.  Laundry detergent is also requested.  Put your items in the “treasure box” by the church office door.  Thank you!

Giving by Text  It’s simple! Enter a dollar amount as the “message” to 503.966.5879.  You’ll receive a link, where you’ll enter your contact and debit or credit card info.  Save the phone number and enter just the amount for future giving.  Safe and secure.  Let’s all support this church we love!

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.  If you want to contact the Chilgrens, please call John’s cell phone, 971-808-9881, as the house phone is no longer in service.  Be sure to leave a message if he’s unable to answer.

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 Linda Miller at 503.929.6696. The ‘Prayers of the People’ is crafted weekly from this information; please indicate if your prayer is private.


Mark your calendars now for some upcoming dates and events: 
Jun 2               Senior Sunday Potluck
Jun 9               Scrip Sunday
Jun 12-15        Annual Conference in Eugene
Jun 16             Donuts with Dad
Jun 18             Pub Chat
Jun 22             All Church Field Trip to the Japanese Gardens
Jun 30             Outdoor Game Night

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