Staying Connected 8.22.19

Posted By vermonthills on Aug 22, 2019 | 0 comments

Worship Time continues at 10:00 am this Sunday (last week!)

Coffee Hosts Needed!  Sign up on Sunday or email the church office.  Thanks!

Weekly Communion  All are welcome to join in communion and prayer in the sanctuary following worship.  If you choose to not participate, please move into Fellowship Hall for coffee time after the benediction.  Thank you!

School Supplies  Help the Hayhurst Elementary students by providing school supplies.  Find the list of requested items in the lobby.  School begins on August 28.  The Children’s Task Force thanks you for your generosity!

BrainStorming with Bo “BS with Bo” will be back with a new time, 9:30 – 10:15 am, beginning September 1.  The topic beginning on September 8 is “God is Not One,” a look at the major religions of the world and how we all connect.  Join us in the Fireside Room.

All Church Work Party  Saturday, September 7, 10:00 am.  A little elbow grease is necessary to maintain our beautiful campus.  Join us!

Fall Kickoff!  It’s the beginning of a great school year

  •  9:30  am  BrainStorming with Bo in the Fireside Room
  • 10:30 am  Worship service; new series on Luke begins
  •  6:00 pm  “Finding Yourself in the Story”

Swifts at Chapman  Seeing these birds is a glorious sight.  Join Elizabeth Brown on Saturday, September 14, at 7:00 pm at Chapman Elementary.

Membership Class  If you would like to learn more about membership in Vermont Hills, please attend on Sunday, September 15, after coffee time.  Pastor Bo will lead the session which will last about 90 minutes.

Capital Improvement Campaign  We’ve raised 70% of the $6000 needed for a new heat pump for the Fireside Room.  Do you feel a chill in the air yet?  Donate online or mark your check for CIC.  Let’s get this done!

Voluntary Disclosure Form  If you work with children at VHUMC, please complete and return one of these forms to the church office.

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.

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  Text a dollar amount to 503.966.5879.  This is through the same company that handles our online giving, so it’s safe and secure.

ImBible Study  We’re taking a short break.  Join us on Wednesdays at 7:00 pm in the Fireside Room beginning September 18. Our next book of the bible will be Job.

Talk N Thought  The “dynamite” ladies of TnT are nearing the end of “Educated: A Memoir” by Tara Westover.  Join them on Tuesday at 1:00 pm in the Fireside Room to be a part of choosing the next book.  There’s always 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: 
Sep 1             9:30 BrainStorming with Bo resumes
10:30 Worship Time resumes
Sep 7             All Church Work Party
Sep 8             Fall Kickoff!
Sep 8             Second Sunday Spiritual Practice: “Find Yourself in the Story”
Sep 14           Swifts at Chapman
Sep 15           Membership Class
Sep 18           ImBible Study is back with Job

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