Posts from November 2017

Methodist History: The Salvation Army

The red kettles and ringing bells of The Salvation Army are a familiar part of the Christmas season. Less familiar is the story of how this 165-year-old organization traces its roots to a British Methodist preacher who found his calling serving the poor. Methodist History:  The Salvation Army Church historian Dale Patterson says The Salvation…

Goracke Help Award

Congratulations to EHUMC member Kip Meyer for receiving the “Goracke Help Award” at the recent Elkhorn High School football banquet.  Coach Wortman presented the award at the banquet unbeknownst to Kip who was volunteering at the Elkhorn Hills Youth Group that night. About the Goracke Help Award The Goracke Help Award is presented to an…

Mitten Tree

The Elkhorn Hills Youth have set up a Mitten Tree in the narthex again this year.  We will be adopting families in our community again and also providing warm clothing (hats, gloves, mittens, hand warmers, jackets, hoodies, etc.) for Youth Emergency Services.  The congregation is invited to help the families we adopt through our Mitten…

Movie Matinee

Join us Sunday, December 17th at 3:45 pm to see “The Star” at Village Point Movie Theatre.  The Star is a 2017 American computer-animated Christian comedy film directed by Timothy Reckart. Based on the Nativity of Jesus, and off an original idea by Tom Sheridan, the screenplay was written by Carlos Kotkin and Simon Moore.…

Let Us Give Thanks: A Photo Prayer

While November marks a celebration of thanksgiving in the U.S., finding time to thank God is part of our daily discipline as United Methodists. This video meditation features a shortened version of a prayer of thanksgiving. You are encouraged to share or download this video to use in Sunday School classes, before or during worship,…

2017 Advent Calendar

Join us this Christmas as we Celebrate the miraculous gift of Jesus and the joy that knowing Him brings. Mark your calendars for these special Advent services: December 3rd — 1st Sunday in Advent.  (Hope) 9 am Worship 10:30 am Worship December 10th — 2nd Sunday in Advent (Love) 9 am Worship 10:30 am Worship…

Hanging of the Greens

Join us this Sunday (November 19th) as we come together to decorate the church after the 2nd worship.  This is always a special event–an opportunity to get to know church members in a fun atmosphere.  To help with time constraints, the trees will be set up prior to the actual day. For those who sign…