Nemaha Iowa United Methodist ChurchWelcome to the Nemaha United Methodist ChurchNemaha Iowa UMC United Methodist Church

We welcome you and your family with open hearts, open minds and open doors.

This Web site offers a snapshot of opportunities for your spiritual growth and outreach to others, a reference of services provided by the church, contacts for you to obtain more information, and an invitation for you to explore new and deeper involvement in the life and ministry of our congregation.

Joys:   Birthdays and Anniversaries:

Dec. 10 Alyssa Ringgenberg

Dec. 12 Nathan Hamm

Dec. 15 Don Cook

Dec. 16 Betty Smith, Alisa Bubke

If you would like to order a poinsettia for the front of the church, please contact Jackie Wedeking by today. They are $20 a piece.

Concerns: Continue to keep those who are dealing with illnesses, in the nursing homes, undergoing treatments, hospitalizations, recovering from surgeries or are just unable to be out and about in your thoughts and prayers.

Announcements:  Dates to remember:

Dec. 7— CAROLING (6 pm) followed by UMW Potluck (ham and buns provided—bring a hot and/or cold dish to share). PLEASE remember to invite neighbors, friends and family!!

Dec. 11— Bible Study & Brunch   This month’s lesson will be “The Twelve Days of Christmas”.  There was a “homework” sheet sent home at the last meeting. If you did not receive one (pretty non-threatening!!  No grades taken!) , check with Laurie.  We would love to have you join us!!

Dec. 14— Administrative Board meeting 7:30 p.m. at the home of Laurie Schmidt (unless we’ve had LOTS of snow!!)

Dec. 18— LOTS OF MUSIC!!  The Crooners will perform their Christmas program at 1:30 p.m. at the Early United Methodist Church in Furrow Hall.  The Chautauqua Singers will be performing at 4:30 p.m. at the Sac UMC.

Dec. 24—  Christmas Eve candlelight service at our church.— 11:00 p.m. Invite your friends and neighbors!

December 25—No church at Nemaha but Lakes UMC will be holding a Christmas Day service at 9:00 a.m.

Dec. 28th—Articles for the January Newsletter due to Laurie!! Wow!, where did the time go?!?!?!?

U.MW Bible Verse for December—- Luke 2: 39-40   39 When Joseph and Mary had done everything required by the Law of the Lord, they returned to Galilee to their own town of Nazareth. 40 And the child grew and became strong; he was filled with wisdom, and the grace of God was on him.

Dec. 25—CHRISTMAS DAY (no services at Nemaha.)

Think Ahead

CHRISTMAS CAROLING—December 7th will be our night of caroling and the UMW potluck supper.  Would you like to help with this or at least ride along to sing?!?!  Let Laurie know.

CHRISTMAS EVE service—the board approved a Christmas Eve service for this year.  A service will be held at 11:00 p.m.  Pastor Laurel will let us know if she needs any additional help. No church services at Nemaha the following morning.

United Methodist Church

9:00 a.m. Worship Service

with Adult Sunday School following

Pastor Laurel Westerkamp and the members of the
Nemaha United Methodist Church

Pastor Laurel Westerkamp

Pastor Laurel Westerkamp, Nemaha United Methodist Church
Position: Pastor Laurel Westerkamp, Nemaha United Methodist Church


Nemaha, Iowa UMC

Concerns and Joys at Nemaha UMC

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Updated 11/12/2016

Updated 11/29/2016
Marlys Waters apologizes for the incomplete website. The old site crashed on February 7, 2016 (along with 7 other websites). I was only able to save part of the format. Most of the missing photos will have to be identified and uploaded individually.