Pastor Rebecca Hjelle

Reverend Rebecca Hjelle

Rebecca grew up in the Bellevue, Nebraska, area and graduated from Omaha North High School in 1999.   She then headed up north to Augustana College in Sioux Falls, SD.   After graduating from Augustana in 2003 with her B.A. in Theater Education, she started working for the Children’s Theater Company of Sioux Falls as an Artist/Educator.  She loved traveling and teaching and acting, but in 2005 felt the call to go back to school.   After three years of studying, praying, and discerning, she graduated from Sioux Falls Seminary with her Masters of Divinity and has been serving United Methodist churches in Nebraska ever since.  Prior to coming to Elkhorn Hills United Methodist Church she served at Blair First UMC.