Staying Connected 9.12.19

Posted By vermonthills on Sep 12, 2019 | 0 comments

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

Swifts at Chapman  Seeing these birds is a glorious sight.  Join Elizabeth Brown this Saturday, September 14, at 7:00 pm at Chapman Elementary, 1445 NW 26th Ave.

Membership Class  Join Pastor Bo on Sunday for about 90 minutes to learn if joining Vermont Hills is a good fit for you.

Communion Flowers  Are you able to bring an arrangement of flowers on the first Sunday of a month?  We need volunteers from October through the end of the year.  The signup sheet is on the Welcome table or email  Thanks!

Prayer for Travelers  A large group from Vermont Hills leaves tomorrow.  Please pray for their safe journey and return on the 26th.

Pub Chat  Tuesday, September 17, at 6:00 pm at The Lodge at Cascade Brewing, 7424 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy.  The topic/video/reading will soon be available on our website,

ImBible Study  Join us next Wednesday at 7:00 pm in the Fireside Room as we begin the book of Job.  Prepare to have “formulaic religion” challenged by lively discussion!

September 29 All are invited to a Town Hall Meeting in the sanctuary and to rehearse a special song for World Communion Sunday.  Stay for a short time after worship and lend your heart and voice to one or both of these events.

Fifth Sunday Game Night  Game time!  (No, not football)  We play card and board games every fifth Sunday.  The next one is September 29, from 4:00 – 6:00 pm in the Fireside Room.  Bring a snack to share; games will be provided.  All ages welcome!

Capital Improvement Campaign  You did it!  Thank you for your generous giving to replace the heating system in the Fireside Room.

World Communion Sunday  With other churches worldwide, a special offering on October 6 will help to provide scholarships for national and international graduate students whom God has gifted to learn and to serve. Learn more here

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.

Bethlehem House of Bread  We are collecting your gently used clothing and household linens. 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.

Talk N Thought  The “dynamite” ladies of TnT have just begun their new book, “The Road to Little Dribbling” by Bill Bryson.  Join them on Tuesdays at 1:00 pm in the Fireside Room.  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 important dates:
Sep 14              Swifts at Chapman Elementary
Sep 15              Membership Class
Sep 17              Pub Chat
Sep 22              Choir Rehearsals Resume
Sep 29              Town Hall Meeting
Sep 29              Special Rehearsal for World Communion Sunday
Sep 29              Fifth Sunday Game Night
Oct 5                 All Church Work Party
Oct 6                 World Communion Sunday
Oct 11-13          Family Camp

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