Wesleys Take the Web: Episode II

This is Episode II of a modern animated series which features the brothers who founded Methodism talking about some of the statistics and the spirit of what is now The United Methodist Church. We hope you will watch and share these clips, whether with your confirmation class, new member class, Sunday school group or in…

Wesleys Take the Web: Episode I

This is the first episode in a series of three short videos that offer a modern animated version of the brothers who founded Methodism talking about how the denomination started. We hope you will watch and share these clips, whether with your confirmation class, new member class, Sunday school group or in other settings. We’ve…

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 hat or blanket 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 the…

Animated Wesleys make Methodist history fun

How do you take the founders of Methodism, the original Bible Moths,  and make learning about them fun?  Make them animated! Animation has been used to convey complex ideas simply, and to address sensitive issues with audiences of all ages. Fran Coode Walsh, director of member communications at United Methodist Communications, discovered comic books featuring…

Garage Sale Results for 2018

Our 11th annual Garage Sale for Missions was a record breaking year.  This year’s proceeds raised the total amount donated to various missions programs from the Garage Sale program above the $100,000 threshold.  The 2018 sale was the second largest year in terms of sales proceeds. As always, thanks go out to many people .…

Commission on a Way Forward

Note from Pastor Rebecca As some of you may know, there have been some very important conversations regarding human sexuality in our United Methodist Denomination recently. At our 2016 General Conference in Portland, Oregon we asked our Council of Bishops to help lead the church through that conversation. The Council of Bishops then created a…

Tour of American Muslim Institute

Twenty five Elkhorn Hills members and friends gathered Thursday, July 26th to tour the American Muslim Institute (AMI).  The tour was led by Imam Jamal Daoudi.  He provided information about the building, Muslim faith, prayer services, and ceremonies.  Many questions were answered and as we left, I’m sure the group thought of many other questions. …