Posts from October 2016

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Trunk or Treat 2016

Congratulations to the Fellowship of Young People (FOYPers) for their successful Trunk or Treat 2016 event! The Wednesday night attendance was close to 200 children plus parents, grandparents, staff and volunteers.  The hot dog and chili supper in the Family Life Center was convenient and delicious (thank you Deb Eidam for the yummy cinnamon rolls)!  …

When Kids Want to Fight

This Parenting Tip comes from the National Center for Biblical Parenting.  It was published on October 20, 2016.  As you consider your kids remember the words that God said to Samuel in 1 Samuel 16, “Man looks at the outward appearance but the Lord looks on the heart.” When Kids Want to Fight When children…

Congratulations EHUMC Members

Elkhorn Hills UMC is proud of its youth and adult members for their service and success in our communities.  Read about some of our fantastic members. State Tournaments Elkhorn South High School Softball Team won the State Tournament!   Elkhorn Hills members Liz Hullinger and Erin Hullinger are assistant coaches on the team.  Click here…

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Habitat for Humanity

The Habitat for Humanity Build at 23280 Agee Lane in Waterloo, NE, has been going on since July.  Volunteers are needed on Fridays and Saturdays.  There are two shifts:  8:30 to 11:30 am and 12:30 – 3:30 pm.  Breakfast is furnished before the first shift (8 am) and lunch before the second shift (11:45 am).…

Children’s Sabbath

Why United Methodists observe Children’s Sabbath A UMC.org Feature by Joe Iovino* October 6, 2016 Author’s note: The United Methodist Church recognizes Children’s Sabbath on the weekend of the second Sunday in October. This weekend, The United Methodist Church recognizes Children’s Sabbath, a time to reflect on God’s gift of children, and ways in which…

Teaching Children About Anger

Teaching Children About Anger Anger is a common problem in family life, especially among siblings. Although it’s very frustrating for parents, a wise mom or dad can use anger episodes to teach kids some valuable lessons about anger control and dealing with emotions. First, empathize with your child about the offense. “I can see why…