Staying Connected 9.23.21

Posted By vermonthills on Sep 23, 2021 | 0 comments

Upcoming Online Gatherings
All are Meeting ID 409 087 237
Sun 9:30 am:  BrainStorming with Bo
Sun 10:30 am:  Worship
Wed 6:30 pm:  ImBible Study

Big News!
We are excited to welcome Aaron Harper in leading music this Sunday, September 26th. Click here for a letter from Lay Leader, Sara Ross, about the work of the Music Ministry Coordinator hiring team.

Also, meet Kimberly Strine, our new Children and Family Ministries Director.  Kimberly emerged as a clear leader during the search, due to her passion for this position.  She will be joining Pastor Bo at The Table this Sunday.

Many thanks to the members of the Staff Parish Relations Team – Bonnie Kingston, Heidi Olson Jones, and Minda Redburn – and other volunteers – Sara Ross, Bo Sanders, John Espy, and Bryan Cooper – for their diligent work during the hiring process.

Vermont Hills 101
Want to learn more about the workings of our little church?  Take our Vermont Hills 101 class this Sunday, Sep 26, from 12:00 – 1:30 pm.  Lunch will be provided so please RSVP to the church office at

UMC 101
Let’s talk about the United Methodist Church on a global level and its future.  Take our UMC 101 class on Sunday, Oct 3, from 12:00 – 1:30 pm.  Lunch will be provided so please RSVP to the church office at

ImBible Study
We meet Wednesday evenings at 6:30 pm, in-person in the Fireside Room, on Facebook, and in our usual Zoom room.  Our topic this session is women in the bible.  We will read every story involving women, using a light-hearted commentary and a serious text.  No book purchase is necessary.  Join us for a rousing and informative discussion!

Tuesdays at the Table
The Connectional Table is hosting a series of discussions with United Methodist theologians and leaders that will help us better understand our faith, our church, ourselves.  The Tuesday series will be on Facebook at 8:00 am beginning Oct 5.  The first hour long session is entitled, “Should I Stay?  Or Should I Go?”  Learn more here

All the news for September, October, and November.  Read your copy here: Fall 2021 Newsletter

Easy Giving 

  • Amazon Smile program. Now available in the Amazon phone app!
  • Fred Meyer Rewards program, code SY323
  • to give 70% of vehicle sale to VHUMC
  • Gofundme for the parking lot reno:

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 outside (weather permitting) or in the Fireside Room.  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 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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