Staying Connected 8.8.19

Posted By vermonthills on Aug 8, 2019 | 0 comments

You don’t want to miss church this Sunday!

We will be talking about the Seven Passions of VHUMC.
The people who attend will have a voice in choosing.

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

Town Hall Meeting & Potluck  After worship this Sunday, August 11, we’ll gather, eat, and learn more about the 7 Passions of VHUMC.  Please bring a dish to share.

Multnomah Days Parade  On Saturday, August 17, let’s make our presence known by marching in a parade!  This is Multnomah Village’s largest event of the year, bringing in 7000+ people.  The parade begins at 10:00 am, with live entertainment, vendors, and food all day.  If interested, please contact Bryan Cooper at for more info.

Weekly Communion  Beginning on August 18, communion and prayer will be available in the sanctuary every Sunday following worship.  Please be respectful and move quickly out of the building into Fellowship Hall for coffee time.  Thank you!

Family Promise Fundraiser  The 3rd Annual Drive In Sleep Out will be August 24-25.  An evening of family fun, followed by “car-camping” to raise awareness of homelessness in our community, and a hot breakfast on Sunday morning.  Only $25 per car to support Family Promise’s largest fundraiser.  More info at

Membership Class  Interested in learning 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 1 – 1.5 hours.

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

Capital Improvement Campaign  Please prayerfully consider donating, above and beyond your Sunday offering, towards a heat pump for the Fireside Room.  Checks should be marked for CIC.  You may also donate through the Online Giving on our website.

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.

Book Group Join us Wednesdays at 7:00 pm in the Fireside Room in reading and discussing the book, “Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community” by Robert Putnam.  Our next series, the book of Job in the bible, will begin on September 18.

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: 
Aug 11           Town Hall Meeting
Aug 12           Finance and Church Council meetings
Aug 17           Multnomah Days Parade
Aug 18           Communion and prayer available weekly begins
Aug 20           Pub Chat
Sep 1             10:30 Worship Time Resumes

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