Posts from September 2018

Habitat Building Progress

On September 21st and 22nd about 20 Elkhorn Hills UMC members worked in the beautiful weather to put up siding on the 2018 Habitat for Humanity house in Waterloo, NE.  They used power saws, hammers, pneumatic nailers, caulking guns, elbow grease, and teamwork to get the job done. “Seeking to put God’s love into action,…

Elkhorn Tennis Team Organizes Benefit

Elkhorn High Tennis Coach (and Elkhorn Hills UMC member) Jon Holtz organized a benefit event to support the Kounovsky family.  The Douglas County Post Gazette covered this story in its Tuesday, September 18th edition.  Much of this post comes from that story by Emily Heinzen. Who’s Who Jon Holtz has been the Head Coach for…

Grandparents Day prayer

Grandparents Prayer Service 2018

On September 9th, the Elkhorn Hills Adult Education Committee sponsored a wonderful Grandparents Prayer Service.  Following the service, participants enjoyed a great ice cream social, which raised $168 for preschool scholarships. Thank you, Adult Ed Committee! Elkhorn Hills Grandparents, let’s unite in prayer for our young ones. From A to Z, let’s be intentional Grandparents.…

Hindu Temple Tour

Several members and friends of Elkhorn Hills UMC toured the Hindu Temple on Arbor Street in Omaha. This was the final tour for the summer. Following the tour, lunch and fellowship was enjoyed at Vincenzo’s Restaurant. Volunteer, Swarna Gopal was our guide. She didn’t have the usual red dot on her forehead. The dot is…