Posts Tagged "gay"


Why We Love


Posted By on May 8, 2020

We live in a very strange time. The old Chinese proverb” may you live in interesting times” was a curse originally and many of us feel like we live under that curse. It is an interesting time of reversal. For instance, just a couple months ago grocery stores all over the country banned plastic bags and wanted you to bring your own reusable cloth bags. As with anything in modern consumerism, this became a form of both utility but also...

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https://vermonthillsumc.org/podcast-player/3141/g-is-for-gay-christians-brainstorm.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 00:45:31Subscribe: iTunesThis conversation engaged 2 resources: Unclobber_One_Page_Cheat_SheetsDownload An Evangelical Support for SameDownload email VHUMCpastor@gmail.com with any questions or for more...

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UnClobber the Bible

UnClobber the Bible


Posted By on Feb 14, 2019

The week at 9am we BrainStorm (formerly Sunday School) the topic of G is for Gay Christians ahead of the special conference on LGBTQ inclusion in the church as the issue of same-sex marriage. Here are two resources that that we will use on Sunday. The first is a 1-page PDF about those six infamous ‘clobber passages’ in the Bible and how to UNclobber them. The second resource is an experiment Pastor Bo wrote a while ago for...

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Spiritual Oasis?

Spiritual Oasis?


Posted By on Aug 24, 2017

You may have seen that Vermont Hills UMC’s tagline is ‘a spiritual oasis’.  It has been both fascinating and encouraging to find out how accurate of a description this tagline is. I’ll be honest: we live in a cynical age and if you are not an accepting and welcoming church, people will grow skeptical of taglines and slogans. You have to be open and affirming of people’s journey and their uniqueness or it...

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