Posts from May 2016

Parenting Tip — Honor

One of the roadblocks to sibling harmony is selfishness. Children want to be first or best. Teaching kids to serve others is an important way for them to learn honor. A servant gives more than half, considers others’ needs, and looks for ways to benefit those around him. Children who learn to be servants make…

Youth in the News!

Elkhorn Hills UMC has many gifted youth members.  Here are some of their recent accomplishments. Jordyn Ritnour Jordan was named EHS Outstanding Music Department Student of the Year.  The following text is from the recognition ceremony.  This student (Jordyn) is honored for her outstanding level of commitment and leadership to both the band and choir departments…

2016 Graduates

Congratulations to the Elkhorn Hills UMC 2016 graduates!  We recognize eight high school graduates, six college graduates, and one doctoral graduate with ties to our church family.  We know that God has plans for you for your good.  We are proud of you and look forward to the amazing things you will do. Trust in…

Psalm 121:A Prayer for Travelers

Life can be a long and winding road, but as Christians, a life dedicated to God is not one defined by standing still, and our faith assures us that we will never travel that road alone. View this video meditation of Psalm 121:A Prayer for Travelers as a source of comfort as you commence, continue, or conclude your journey. The words serve as a guide for the journey and a reminder God is watching over us every step of the way.

Parenting Tip – Bedtime

This parenting tip is from the National Center for Biblical Parenting.  Click on the link to learn more about the National Center for Biblical Parenting. Why a Bedtime is Important One of the gifts parents can give their children is teaching and developing the character quality of self-discipline.  With young children, in particular, bedtime is…

General Conference

Therefore, go… The activity of General Conference can seem far removed from our home congregations, but that could not be farther from the truth. The work, worship, celebrations, and remembrances at General Conference are the activity of all the people of The United Methodist Church. “The mission of the Church is to make disciples of…

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…