Youth Ministry (Page 3)

Dodgeball Recap/Mitten Tree

I want to take this opportunity to thank all of the dodge ball teams, referees, kitchen helpers and babysitters, people who donated cookies and Gatorade or donated financially to make our 5th Annual Dodge ball Tournament Fundraiser a big success!  We are blessed at Elkhorn Hills and you all are the reason that together we…

EHUMC 2016 Missions

Elkhorn Hills United Methodist Church’s mission statement reads as follows: “Sharing the Love for Jesus Christ by Serving Others”  Since the inception of this church the members of the congregation strive to live this statement.  There are many ways we can accomplish this; however, during the summer months, we involve ourselves with Mission Trips. Volunteer…

2016 Youth Mission Trips

We had a wonderful Youth Worship Sunday on July 31st.   Various members of our youth ministry programs served as greeters, ushers, and scripture readers. Amy Bergman provided the Children’s Time message and was accompanied by various Camp Fontanelle counselors and youth participants when they sang the lively, fun “Banana Song/Serious Face.” Three youth members provided…

Pleasing the Lord

At a recent Summer Youth Group gathering, Karissa Heckens led the devotional time.  Below is a recap of that lesson.  Review the questions at the end for yourself and reflect on “Pleasing the Lord.” Pleasing the Lord Do you ever worry about what other people think about you?  I know that I do.  In fact,…

Youth in the News!

Elkhorn Hills UMC has many gifted youth members.  Here are some of their recent accomplishments. Jordyn Ritnour Jordan was named EHS Outstanding Music Department Student of the Year.  The following text is from the recognition ceremony.  This student (Jordyn) is honored for her outstanding level of commitment and leadership to both the band and choir departments…

2016 Youth Winter Retreat

The theme and message for the 2016 Youth Winter Retreat weekend was Armor of God. Thirty youth and chaperons attended the weekend events, and various members of our congregation joined in the evening worship on Friday and Saturday. Lynne Henneghan of Next Step Ministries and our Elkhorn Hills Youth Praise Team led the worship. This is the fourth year that Lynne has attended our Youth Winter Retreat, and it was a reunion of friendship, fun, and a spirit-filled time.