She Took My Seat!!!

SHE TOOK MY SEAT!!! (never at Nemaha UMC……) We may have seen this once before but always worth re-visiting!! “A lady took my seat in church a while back.  It’s not that important, really.  She’s a very nice lady, kind … Continue reading

Origin of Halloween

Halloween’s origins date back more than 2,000 years. On what we consider November 1, Europe’s Celtic peoples celebrated their New Year’s Day, called Samhain (SAH-win). On Samhain eve—what we know as Halloween—spirits were thought to walk the Earth as they … Continue reading

Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Saving Time was instituted in the United States during World War I in order to save energy for war production by taking advantage of the later hours of daylight between April and October. During World War II the federal … Continue reading

Origin of UMW

The history of United Methodist Women goes back to 1869 when eight women in Boston formed the Women’s Foreign Missionary Society to meet the needs of women and children. What began as a tiny missionary movement of women in response to … Continue reading

History of Hymns

*OPENING HYMN May 4, 2008 – “A Mighty Fortress is Our God” Martin Luther’s “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God” has often been called the “Battle Hymn of the Reformation” and has been translated into almost every known language. It … Continue reading