Posts by Brenda Klanderud (Page 3)

A Father’s Adoption Story

United Methodist dad recalls the dramatic circumstances that saved one baby’s life and changed his family’s future. Some children have an easy entrance into the world. Some do not. A United Methodist family in Michigan recalls the dramatic circumstances that saved one baby’s life and changed their future. The power of love can save a…

Trunk or Treat 2018

Our family event–Trunk or Treat 2018–was a HIT!!! The Wednesday night before Halloween event brought almost 250 children, parents, grandparents, staff and volunteers to the Elkhorn Hills parking lot for the festivities.  The chili supper in the Family Life Center was convenient and delicious, too. The north parking lot was well organized with lots of…

October is Clergy Appreciation Month

During Clergy Appreciation Month, Bishop Ruben Saenz Jr. is sharing this brief video to all of the clergy of the Great Plains Conference to thank them for their ongoing efforts to preach and teach the Gospel throughout the Great Plains Conference. “Finally Brothers and Sisters, Rejoice!  Strive for full restoration.  Encourage one another.  Be of…

Elkhorn Hills at State!

Congratulations to our Elkhorn Hills UMC youth athletes and coaches for their participation in the Nebraska State tournaments. Elkhorn Antler Softball The Elkhorn Softball team won the 2018 Class B State Championship. This is the first title since 2014. This year marked the Antlers’ 14th trip to State since 1997, including a run of nine…

Trunk or Treat 2018

Save the Date!!!  Our annual Elkhorn Hills Trunk or Treat event will be held Wednesday, October 24th.  Plan to attend this event, either as a volunteer or a participant. About Elkhorn Hills Trunk or Treat Event Our Trunk or Treat event is a fun, family-friendly outreach opportunity to serve our Elkhorn neighbors.  Children come dressed…

Habitat Building Progress

On September 21st and 22nd about 20 Elkhorn Hills UMC members worked in the beautiful weather to put up siding on the 2018 Habitat for Humanity house in Waterloo, NE.  They used power saws, hammers, pneumatic nailers, caulking guns, elbow grease, and teamwork to get the job done. “Seeking to put God’s love into action,…

Elkhorn Tennis Team Organizes Benefit

Elkhorn High Tennis Coach (and Elkhorn Hills UMC member) Jon Holtz organized a benefit event to support the Kounovsky family.  The Douglas County Post Gazette covered this story in its Tuesday, September 18th edition.  Much of this post comes from that story by Emily Heinzen. Who’s Who Jon Holtz has been the Head Coach for…