Posts from April 2016

Garden of Hope

MAY MISSION OF THE MONTH is GARDEN OF HOPE.   The Mission Committee has paid rent on church garden plot No. 25.  We have a volunteer who will plant tomato plants and cucumber seeds/plants.  We are asking for volunteers to weed the tomato plants and water the plot (if needed).  Also,if you have grass clippings that…

Parenting Tip

The following Parenting Tip is from the National Center for Biblical Parenting.  Click on the link to subscribe for FREE E-mail tips.  The Elkhorn Hills UMC Adult Education Committee has sponsored parenting classes from the National Center for Biblical Parenting in the past.  A number of their books are available in the Elkhorn Hills UMC…

Earth Day

The world marks Earth Day each April 22.   The observance of Earth Day celebrates God’s gift of the earth, our planetary home.  All United Methodists are called to be good stewards of the planet. One of our Social Principles about the Natural World explains: “All creation is the Lord’s, and we are responsible for the…

Methodists by Garrison Keillor

Thanks to Deb Eidam who found this and shared it with the office staff.  Pastor Nancy was lucky enough to actually hear Garrison Keillor do this in a live performance and his deadpan delivery really made it even funnier. When he was finished with it he asked for any Methodists in the audience to raise…

Parenting Tip

This Parenting Tip is from the National Center for Biblical Parenting.  You can subscribe for FREE e-mail tips by clicking on the link. Parenting Tip This parenting tip is taken from chapter 29 in The Christian Parenting Handbook. This is just one of 50 wise tips and strategies every parent needs!   The Christian Parenting Handbook…

Nebraska United Methodist Foundation

The April 2016 Nebraska United Methodist Foundation newsletter has some interesting articles, including one about our own Nick Kaufmann.  Below is an excerpt from that newsletter.  Check it out! Nicholas Kaufmann:  A Student, a coach, a future pastor. Nicholas Kaufmann is a student at St. Paul’s School of Theology and is pursuing his Masters of…

Mission of the Month

Cards for Military Members

The April MISSION OF THE MONTH is  Cards for our Military Members.   We have a number of members of our congregation who are currently serving in the Active Military.  The Missions Committee purchased greeting cards “thinking of you cards”.   Each card has a nice short sentiment and a scripture verse.   We will mail one…