Missions

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,…

Shipwrecked VBS 2018

Mark your calendars now for Shipwrecked VBS at Elkhorn Hills. Activities At Shipwrecked VBS, kids will venture onto an uncharted island where they will survive and thrive.  They will be anchored in the truth that Jesus carries them through life’s storms. Each day at Shipwrecked VBS, kids travel through rotations of games, treats, Bible discovery,…

Simon Says Toy Drive Challenge

The Children and Youth of Elkhorn Hills challenge the rest of the congregation to a toy drive to benefit the Simon Says:Live A Better Life Foundation. Join us in collecting toys from April 15th – 29th and put them in the cart. The mission of the Simon Says Foundation is to provide Birthday Celebrations for children experiencing hardships and to provide meaningful volunteer opportunities to individuals who wish to help the less fortunate.

2017 Food Basket Project

Food Baskets were provided to nearly 500 families in the western Douglas County area this Christmas thanks to the West O Chamber of Commerce.  Jim Tomanek and Amy Dritley coordinated the project. Food Basket Contents Each basket contained a complete Christmas dinner.  Along with nonperishable food, each basket received fresh fruit, a ham, turkey breast,…

Western Douglas County Food Basket Drive

As in years past, Elkhorn Hills UMC will be participating in the Western Douglas County Chamber of Commerce Food Basket Drive.  Click on the link to learn more. Again this year the Mission Committee is asking for non-perishable food donations for the food baskets that are put together and delivered to the less fortunate families…

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.)…