THE MISSOURI RIVER DISTRICT OF THE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 55 Churches and Friendly Congregations!
We serve the eastern area of Nebraska along the Missouri River from Blair, NE., south to the Nebraska, Kansas border.
COME WORSHIP WITH US!
MISSOURI RIVER DISTRICT OFFICES2665 FARNAM STREET SUITE 102
OMAHA, NE 68131
HOURS: M-F 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
2665 FARNAM ST. #101
OMAHA, NE 68131
PHONE: 402-898-9862 EXT. 101
- Catherine McGowan, Administrative Assistant X101
UNITED METHODIST MINISTRIESNathan Morgan
402-898-9862 X105 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Coordinator of Volunteers and Communications
402-898-9862 X103 Email: email@example.com
Director of Missions and Education
402-964-2740 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Big Garden Director
402-898-9862 X104 Email: email@example.com
HOW CAN I HELP SOMEONE GRIEVING?
I FEEL LOST AND SAD.
Olive Crest United Methodist Church and the Missouri River District have teamed up with Lisa Borchardt, professor of Social Work at Nebraska Wesleyan University and owner of Journey Through Living, LLC, to create a two part grief workshop for clergy, laity, and the general public. "Scars are Stories… Share Yours", will be held on February 7th, 2015 at Olive Crest United Methodist Church in Omaha, NE. Training session for assisting those through grief will be held from 9am- 12:15pm with a working lunch. General public and grief information session will start at 12:30pm and end at 2:30pm. This will be free and open to everyone. If you have questions please contact Pastor Sam Fisher at 402-571-7468 and to register please email Catherine at the District Office: firstname.lastname@example.org
SCHEDULE: @ OLIVE CREST UMC 7180 N 60th Street, Omaha, NE
Grief Training Workshop
9am - 12:15pm
$10 person and includes a working lunch.
General Grief Information Session
12:30pm - 2:30pm
Free and open to everyone
Items for sale will include a large telescope, golf clubs, desktop stereo with speakers, computer desk, T. V., ceiling fans, Christmas dishes, kitchen stuff and appliances, guy stuff, Nebraska items, clothing and lots more!
FEBRUARY 7, 2015 LOUISVILLE UMC GARAGE SALE 9-5
222 Walnut, Louisville, NE 68037
Summer camping is just around the corner and Camp Fontanelle is working hard to see that everything is in place and ready for your campers.
CAMP FONTANELLE HIRING SUMMER STAFF
One of the first things that needs to be completed is hiring our summer staff. Camp Fontanelle Site Director Trent Meyer has created a poem with reflections on how being a camp counselor is beneficial for the camper as well as the staffer.
Camp Fontanelle has the desire to have summer staff applications in hand by February 15th. Please keep this in mind when distributing to your churches.
In the Service of Christ our Lord,
Jane Van Horn
- Camp Fontanelle is looking for 13 counselors age 19 or older for the summer. If you know someone who would be great with kids and loves the Lord and is a leader, please prayerfully steer them towards a summer at Camp Fontanelle! We need your help to find the right people for this very important job!
Hurry up and fill out the paperwork to apply right now
Interviews will begin by the middle of February you know
Visit www.campfontanelle.com and click the "Summer Camp" link
Then find Employment Opportunities and see what you think
Questions? Contact Derek Bergman, Camp Fontanelle Program Director -- email@example.com 402-203-0782
Winter Leadership Event
Elkhorn Valley District
"Go Into The Whole World"
To Reach The World How to Reach People in Small Town and Rural Nebraska.
Who are we in Elkhorn Valley District?
Who are neighbors, friends, and family that make up our communities?
What are the best ways, practices for reaching out to the un-church in our communities?
We will look at demographics about who the people are in the District and then address specifically the best practices for reaching out to un-churched people in the area. The focus will be primarily on how, with a focus on practices. By the end of the day, the participants will leave the meeting with at least 20 practices for reaching un-churched people.
Norfolk First United Methodist
Saturday -- February 28th
Registration @ 8:30 a.m.
Event begins @ 9:00 a.m.
Departure by 4:30 p.m.
Cost $10 includes cost of lunch
- Register by emailing or mailing the Elkhorn District Office:
Elkhorn Valley District -
P.O. Box 1283
Norfolk, NE 68701
Or call: 402-371-1313
To share God's love with the people of Kenya through mission projects, life experiences with a hope of building bridges of friendship and enjoy the gift of life in another culture. Through our encounter we have come to believe what the bibles teaches us we are one in the Lord. We are Brothers and sisters on the way to heaven.
First United Methodist Church -- Neb. City
1023 1st Avenue
Neb. City NE 68410
Mary Stevenson: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kathy Habben email@example.com
Pastor Charles: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Handbook is among the best resources for laity providing leadership, people new to The United Methodist Church and clergy who occasionally get stumped by a question. It includes:
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- YOU DO NOT NEED TO PERFORM IN THE CHOIR, TO PARTICIPATE IN THE WESLEY FESTIVAL! Join fellow brothers and sisters from around the country to participate in this faith-enriching celebration, while also supporting the great cause of Imagine No Malaria.Contact Faith Journeys at (877) 732-4845 x105 or email us at email@example.com to learn more.
The scholarship seeks to identify minority high school seniors who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership potential and financial need. Preference is given to applicants who reside in Nebraska Legislative District 11.
Scholarships will be awarded annually to qualified students ranging from $500 to $2,500, per academic year. The scholarships are renewable for four years provided the student remains a full-time student in good academic standing. Recipients who attend an accredited four-year college or university in the Nebraska area are given preference.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: APRIL 20, 2015
The Danner Scholarship is managed by the Missouri River District of the United Methodist Church. Applications will be screened during the three week period following the application deadline by the selection committee.
Human Relations Day -- January 18, 2015
One Great Hour of Sharing -- March 15, 2015
Native American Ministries Sunday -- April 19, 2015
Peace with Justice Sunday -- May 31, 2015
World Communion Sunday -- October 4, 2015
United Methodist Student Day -- November 29, 2015
Special Sundays resources are available, including bulletin inserts, children's sermons and videos, at this link: