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Sojourner Truth

Sojourner Truth (1797-1883) She was born into slavery as Isabella Bomefree in rural New York. Her first language was Dutch. By the time she was 9, she had been sold away from her parents. By the time she escaped bondage in 1827 (a year before New York emancipated the state’s slaves), she had endured five…

United Methodist Women in Leadership

March is Women’s History Month. Activists today may be inspired to hear the stories of six historic figures who advocated for women’s voting rights as part of their Christian calling. Clergywomen have been part of Methodism since John Wesley licensed Sarah Crosby to preach in 1761. Although women were ordained in the Methodist tradition as…

UMCOR Sunday

On Sunday, March 11th, Elkhorn Hills United Methodist Church will recognize UMCOR’s ministry of relief and hope by collecting a special offering. “Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.”  Galations 6:2 NIV For more than 50 years, United Methodist congregations have been taking part in a special…

Handbell Workshop

A big “Thank you” to the River City Ringers who came to Elkhorn Hills UMC on Wednesday, February 21st.  Three ringers from the River City Ringers came and instructed our choir on various techniques.  It was great! Heavenly Bells Elkhorn Hills UMC has a handbell choir named “Heavenly Bells” that performs on church holidays and…

Variety Show – last call

Last call!!  All talent applications are due by Sun., Feb. 18th.  Last call!!  The last day to purchase tickets will be Sun., Feb. 25th.  Last call!!  All silent auction donations need to be in by Feb. 25th. Dinner & Variety Show Entertainment The evening will include dinner (pulled pork) and entertainment (talent show).  The entertainment…