Posts from August 2016

Photo Booth Photos

Enjoy the pictures from the MCO (Marketing, Communications and Outreach) Committee’s Photo Booth from the 2016 Family Fun Fest!  Thanks to Cherie Lytle for taking these great pictures, and to Kathy Uehling for her excellent leadership.  We give thanks to God for the wonderful day and for all the people who participated in this event. …

Family Fun Festival

The Family Fun Festival following worship on August 21st was fabulous!  God provided the beautiful weather, the stewardship team set up the tables, chairs, booth signs, etc., and members and visitors enjoyed the relaxed fellowship time.  Thanks to all the people involved in organizing and hosting this event! Family Events There was something for everyone …

Solidarity over Sacrifice

We have wonderful news!  Many of you from Elkhorn Hills UMC participated in the Solidarity Over Sacrifice program and the partner packaging event with Stop Hunger Now this year.  All of your time, talents, and financial donations have made a huge impact.  You are an important part of the work that God is doing to…

Diaper Drive

A Diaper Drive challenge is on!  For the next two weeks, Elkhorn Hills is trying to collect as many diapers for Heartland Hope as possible.  As a result, a fun challenge between the Youth and the FOYP’ers (Fellowship of Young Parents) was issued. If the Youth win (collect the most diapers) the FOYP’ers will referee…

United Methodist Back to School Blessing

With each new school year comes the excitement and anticipation of a new beginning, a new journey, a new chapter.  This video meditation features an empowering blessing, written by the Rev. Marilyn E. Thornton, for individuals or groups to use to lift up those involved in all walks of education. View Video Back-to-School Blessing by the Rev.…

Fasting

It’s talked about in the book of Isaiah, chapter 58:6–7. And we bet you know it has something to do with Jesus being tempted in the desert. Is that all you know? 6 “Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen:  to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke,…

EHUMC 2016 Missions

Elkhorn Hills United Methodist Church’s mission statement reads as follows: “Sharing the Love for Jesus Christ by Serving Others”  Since the inception of this church the members of the congregation strive to live this statement.  There are many ways we can accomplish this; however, during the summer months, we involve ourselves with Mission Trips. Volunteer…