Staying Connected 6.6.19

Posted By vermonthills on Jun 6, 2019 | 0 comments

Worship Time continues at 10:00 am through the end of August.

Wear Red  this Sunday for Pentecost!  (Don’t know why? Come and find out!)

Scrip Sunday  This Sunday will be our last scrip Sunday for the summer.  Stock up!  Get the current form here.

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.

Habitat for Humanity  We’re invited to join Westside UMC and Christ UMC in a morning of building walls for a home.  If you can hammer a nail, or simply hold a board, you’re qualified.  Saturday, June 15, beginning at 8:00 am, at Christ UMC, 12755 NW Dogwood St in Portland.  Register at or contact our church office or Bryan Cooper if interested.

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.  Buy Fred Meyer scrip this Sunday and increase the amount donated to the church!  Link your card here.

Book Group  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  Last call for 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  Items that are always needed for their homeless ministry: new socks and underwear, laundry detergent, gently used jeans and towels. 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 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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