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2016 CROP Walk

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Seward County CROP Walk scheduled for October 16th

Jo Ellen Axthelm

The Seward Ministerial Association is sponsoring the Annual Seward County CROP Walk on Sunday, October 16, 2016. This year the coordinators are Juanita Ebert and Jo Ellen Axthelm. We will begin at the Plum Creek Walking Trail Garden area On Karol Kay Boulevard across from Seward Middle School. Participants gather pledges/donations prior to walking for either one or three miles. One quarter of the funds raised are used locally and participants can choose the Blue Valley Food Pantry, FoodNet or other Seward area organizations. Anyone can donate online for the Seward County CROP Hunger Walk at

An organizational meeting for those wanting to register a group will be held on Thursday, September 8th from 7:00-8:00pm at the Seward United Methodist Church Parlor. The Seward United Methodist Faith Community Nurses are helping organize groups for the United Methodist Church.

About CROP Hunger Walks

CROP Hunger Walks are community-wide events sponsored by Church World Service and organized by local congregations or groups to raise funds to end hunger at home and around the world.

Additional information about CROP Hunger walks is available at

Beth Moore Simulcast Event

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Beth Moore Simulcast Event

Seward United Methodist Church is hosting a “Living Proof Ministries” Simulcast Event

Jo Ellen Axthelm

Beth Moore is an American evangelist, author, and Bible teacher. Ms. Moore is the founder of Living Proof Ministries, and host of a radio program by the same name. She will be leading a worship event LIVE in Chicago which will be simulcast to locations throughout the world including Seward United Methodist Church. All are invited to participate in this one day event September 17th from 9:30am – 4:30pm. The registration fee of $15.00, due by September 14th, includes all event fees and materials plus lunch and snacks.

Description of the Simulcast Event from

Join women from around the world for this inspiring one-day event with Beth Moore!

You’re invited to be part of this global, one-day simulcast that will encourage you to dive deeper into the Word of God. Beth follows the leading of the Holy Spirit to prepare a specific message for each of her events, and the simulcast is no exception. Don’t miss out on this special event!

  • Date: Saturday, September 17th
  • Time: 9:00 AM until 4:30 PM
  • Place: Seward United Methodist Church
  • Cost: $15 by September 14th (event materials, event fee, lunch and snacks)

Register at the church office (1400 North 5th, Seward NE 68434), by phone 402 643-4156 or contact Jo Ellen for more information.

**Partial funding has been provided thanks to a generous grant from the Seward United Methodist Church Foundation.

2016 UMW 4 Seasons Bazaar

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2016 UMW Four Seasons Bazaar

Save the Date for the Annual UMW Four Seasons Bazaar!

by Connie Doehring

THE Seward United Methodist Women’s annual bazaar will be held November 12th and 13th. The coffee shop will open at 8:30, so you can fortify yourself with coffee and goodies. The giftshop, Kountry Kitchen and silent auction will start at 9:00AM and close at 2:00PM. In case you can’t come on Saturday, we will be open again on Sunday morning, November 13th from 9:00 – 12:00AM. The Kountry Kitchen will offer handmade baked goods, mixes, jellies, etc. The silent auction will feature a beautiful hand-quilted quilt made by our very own Seward United Methodist quilters. The giftshop will again offer handmade items great for gift giving or just for you.

More details as available on the UMW Bazaar Page.