Posts from July 2017

Windows, Floors, Doors and More!

Our Elkhorn Hills Education Wing facilities have been substantially improved.  These improvements are largely the result of our successful Elkhorn Hills Preschool ministry. For the first time since opening, Elkhorn Hills Preschool is at its max capacity, and there is a wait list for all classes.  This is a noteworthy accomplishment and speaks volumes to…

LLB Summer of Adventure

And they’re off on another road trip! This has been a summer of adventure for the LLB (Ladies Lunch Bunch)!  In May we traveled north to “The Master’s Hand” in Tekamah.  Besides a delicious lunch, we browsed the gift shop, antiques, flowers, candles, and sampled their delicious fudge. We traveled to Ashland in June for…

Warm Up Omaha Project

Our Elkhorn Hills UMC KNIT & SEW group has a fantastic project:  Warm up Omaha!  Warm up Omaha welcomes any type of winter hat or baby blanket.  Knit, crochet, or buy hats to help those in need stay warm for this winter.   Some pattern instructions are available, if interested, at church.  Drop off boxes are…

School Supply Drive – final push

The Elkhorn Hills UMC Missions Committee reports that on the School Supply Drive: As always, the Elkhorn Hills congregation is coming through with donations for school supplies. The shopping cart was nearly full this past Sunday and additional cash donations were received as well. We’re closing in on having everything that we need; however, we’re…

Let Children Learn From Life

 The following Parenting Tip is from the National Center for Biblical Parenting.  The Elkhorn Hills UMC Adult Education Committee has sponsored parenting classes from the National Center for Biblical Parenting in the past.  A number of their books are available in the Elkhorn Hills UMC library. Let Children LEARN FROM LIFE Parents can sometimes accomplish…

Internship to Uganda #7

Kerri Carleton is a young member of Elkhorn Hills UMC.  She is working in Kamuli, Uganda (Africa) this summer and is keeping in touch with family and friends through her blog.  Her family has given permission for us to share information about her experience. Update from mom (Donna Carleton) She is home! ❤️ and some…

Fantastic FBI Tour

Many thanks to Elkhorn Hills UMC Adult Education Committee Chairperson Bonnita Sherburne for organizing a FANTASTIC tour of the FBI!  Twenty-seven EHUMC members participated on this tour on Thursday, July 20th. After our background checks were complete and we were processed through security, we were escorted through the building by three employees.  A short presentation…

The Crux of Crocheting

The Elkhorn Hills UMC Knit & Sew Group hosted an enjoyable morning of training for needlework beginners on Friday, July 21st at 9:30 am.  The ladies involved in the group worked to teach basic knit and crochet stitches to anyone who want to learn.  Supplies of yarn and needles were provided, along with delicious treats,…