Posts from September 2017

Triple G Youth Group “Messy Night”

Wednesday, September 13th was the kick-off to the 2017-18 Triple G Youth Group school year.  It was M-E-S-S-Y! Youth Director Jenny Meyer had several messy games for the kids to “get into,” which they did.  And, they had fun doing it! In addition, Jenny handed out “youth pledge cards.”   They talked about being committed members…

Flood Buckets

Buckets, buckets everywhere in our offices — and we have you to thank, Great Plains! On August 28th, the Great Plains Conference posted a request for flood buckets (cleaning kits) to aid in relief from Hurricane Harvey.  Well, the Great Plains Conference delivered.  Members of Elkhorn Hills UMC donated money and kits along with thousands…

Caramel Apple Fundraiser

The youth will be selling caramel apples as part of their mission trip fundraisers.  Thank you for your continued support of our youth! Sale Information The youth will be selling them via order form in the narthex starting September 17th through October 8th.   (All order forms are to be turned in by October 8th.)…

Grandparents Prayer Service

On Sunday evening, September 10th, the first Grandparents Prayer Service at Elkhorn Hills was held.  This was a wonderful coming together of grandparents in the congregation, by testimony and commitment for all to be intentional grandparents. Thank you, Adult Ed Committee, for a wonderful opportunity. Pastor Rebecca opened and closed the service in prayer and…

Habitat for Humanity Build

The Habitat for Humanity Build for the Elkhorn coalition started in July.  The Habitat site is 23507 Denton Street, Waterloo. Elkhorn Hills has signed up to work the afternoon shift, 12:30 – 3:30 pm on Saturday, October 21st.  We will need 8 volunteers.  The schedule has: paint doors and trim, finish deck. Please Save the…