In Flanders Fields

The most famous poem to emerge from World War I was John McCrae’s “In Flanders Fields “(1915).   Memorized by countless schoolchildren in Great Britain, Canada, and the United States since then, its first lines guaranteed that the poppy became the flower of remembrance for that great conflict.  The poem’s first two stanzas have become a…

Veterans Day

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…

Communion

The first Sunday in October is World Communion Sunday.  Here is some information about communion and World Communion Sunday.  See you Sunday! Communion: The Meal that Makes Us One As one of two sacraments of The United Methodist Church, Holy Communion has become a practice repeated time and time again to receive nourishment for the…

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COPE Corner

COPE CORNER – Christian Outreach Program Elkhorn I wanted to update everyone on COPE events over the last few months. Thank you, Lori Hullinger, COPE Representative The annual golf outing raised $15,000. Slightly down from previous years but still a very good amount and is our largest fundraiser. Eagles club breakfast raised $1227, which was…

WARM UP OMAHA

Our Elkhorn Hills UMC KNIT & SEW group has a fantastic project: Warm up Omaha!  Warm up Omaha welcomes any type of winter hats, shawls or blankets for all ages, plus new socks for adults.  Knit, crochet, or buy items to help those in need stay warm for this winter. Donations may be placed in…