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Helotes Cornyval


Helotes Hills UMC has been involved with the Helotes Cornyval for thirty years!  Occurring the first weekend in May at the Helotes Festival Association Fairgrounds in Helotes, Texas, this event highlights area non-profits as well as celebrates the founding of Helotes (which means “corn”).  The church has a permanent booth for the festivities.

The booth volunteers offer prayer opportunities to visitors and extend invitations to church programs.  The booth sells delicious chicken fajitas and the proceeds award scholarships to our high school seniors, finance mission trips, and offer a scholarship(s) to preschool students in the Marvelously Made Preschool program.  The remaining amount goes into the church's general fund or helps other mission endeavors.

Volunteers sign up to work in the booth and share a great spirit of Christian Fellowship while participating.  Workers are instrumental in helping to spread the good news as they wait on customers who come by the booth.  Everyone works very hard to ensure that the event is a success.  It has been extremely successful the past several years.  Many of the volunteers sign-up to help year after year, saying it is a fun and a fantastic way to share Christian comradeship and assisting to impact the lives of others.