Staying Connected 7.1.21

Posted By vermonthills on Jul 1, 2021 | 0 comments


Upcoming Online Gatherings
All are Meeting ID 409 087 237
Sun 10:00 am:  Worship
Wed 7:00 pm:  ImBible Study “Acts”

Goodbye and Thank You!
After 21 years at VHUMC, Joy Wegner will be retiring at the end of the summer.  We will celebrate her ministry on a date TBA.  Please pray for her and Scott, and SPRT as they search for her replacement.

Outdoor Movie for All Ages
We’re watching a classic, “My Neighbor Totoro,” on Saturday, July 17.  We’ll gather at 8:30 pm to pitch our lawnchairs; movie will begin around 9:00.  The youth will provide popcorn (donations welcome!) but bring your own drink. (Rain, heat domes, or wildfire smoke will move us into Fellowship with masks)

Young Adult Group Forming
Christ United Methodist Church in Cedar Mills is starting a Young Adult/College Group and invites all UM churches in the area.  They are throwing a get-to-know-you party at 11914 SW Jessica Way in Beaverton on Wednesday, July 21, from 7:00 – 8:30 pm.  S’mores and yard games are on the agenda!  Call Tonya at 503-320-5548 for more info.

Virtual Class on Race and Racism
Salem First UMC has created an award-winning study on Race and Racism.  Resources used include videos, essays, movies, books, and speakers.  Each class begins and ends with a devotional thought or prayer. The class began in 2020 and will continue through 2022.  On July 12, Pastor Kalina Seluvaia Malua Katoa, an immigrant from the Tonga islands, will highlight some of the challenges faced by Pacific Islanders in Oregon and the U.S.  Because it is virtual, the class is not limited to church members. If interested in attending, please contact Cesie Delve Scheuermann at cesiedelve@gmail.com. She will be happy to provide information and the link to join the class.

GoFundMe
We have chosen to use gofundme.com to raise funds to re-pave our parking lot.  We have put up banners so that others who use our parking lot (gardeners, preschool families, etc) can pitch in.  We’re challenging everyone at VHUMC to make a small donation, to generate enthusiasm and “buzz” for the fundraiser.  You can also share the link after you donate.  Go to https://gofund.me/64415058 and let’s kick it off!  Thanks!

Easy Giving

  • Free mobile app GivePlus
  • Amazon Smile program. Now available in the Amazon phone app!
  • Fred Meyer Rewards program, code SY323
  • CarEasy.org to give 70% of vehicle sale to VHUMC

Contact the church office with any questions.

Talk N Thought  The ladies of TnT are reading and discussing the book, We Make the Road by Walking, every Tuesday at 1:00 pm in Fellowship Hall.  Each week is a short devotional, so you can jump in anytime you are available. If you’d like to be included in their email list, please notify Linda Miller or the church office.

Prayer Chain  Email your prayer requests to PrayerVHUMC@gmail.com. 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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