Posts from November 2017 (Page 2)

Veterans Day

  On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918, an armistice went into effect between the Allied nations and Germany. When Woodrow Wilson was president in 1919 he declared November 11th as Armistice Day.  In 1954 President Dwight D. Eisenhower issued the first Veterans Day Proclamation officially changing the…

Teaching Children When You Mean Business

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…

What does ‘communion of saints’ mean?

Every time Christians say the Apostles’ Creed, we profess belief in the communion of saints.  The term “communion of saints” refers to the whole community of faithful followers of Christ, living and dead, past, present and future. Ask UMC:  What does “Communion of Saints” mean? Rev. Katie Shockley explains, “When we gather in worship, we…

COPE Christmas Party

COPE’s (Christian Outreach Program of Elkhorn) annual Christmas party for families will be held on Saturday, December 9.  Each family (or single adult) attending the party will be asked to provide a “wish list” of items that they need or want for Christmas. We are looking for people who would like to adopt a family…