Missions

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.)…

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…

Garage Sale

Garage Sale 2017 Results

Our 10th annual Garage Sale for Missions is in the books. With your help we raised a significant amount of money that will help Elkhorn Hills reach its goal of “Sharing the love of Jesus Christ by serving others.” All of the profit from the Garage Sale for Missions goes to fund the Missions Committee and their various projects.

Youth Mission Trip

Mission Sunday Worship Service

On Sunday, August 6th, our youth led the worship service, which was devoted to recapping the Middle High and Senior High mission trips this summer.  Youth members served as greeters, ushers, communion stewards, scripture readers and led us in prayer.  Youth Director Jenny Meyer led the Children’s Time. The Youth Praise Team, which consists of…