You’ll love the music at Elkhorn Hills!  We are a musical church, and we offer numerous ways to worship with music.

There are opportunities for musicians of all ages, providing us a complete music experience at Elkhorn Hills.  Get ready for the thrill of endless possibilities our ministry continues to provide!  Elkhorn Hills is blessed with a wide array of passionate and gifted musicians. With numerous choir and special music opportunities, as well as seasonal instrumental and hand bell ensembles, there is always room for YOU!

Meet our Music Staff

Check out our full schedule of musical opportunities below.

Choirs

  • Chancel Choir — Provides a wide variety of special music and leading hymns during the 9:00 traditional service in our Sanctuary.   All are welcome!  Directed by Nathan Becker (nathanbecker@unomaha.edu) with the support of our pianist, Hannah Fisher.  Practice: Wednesday evenings from 7:30-8:30 pm.
  • Worship Band — Leads our 10:30 am modern worship service on Sundays in the gym. This is a music oriented service focused on awakening the soul to the presence of God. The worship band is more than a musical collective, they are a community of Christ followers who get to use their gifts together. We enjoy a full band with singers, piano, guitars, drums, and more. All are welcome!  Contact Christie Kipp (coachchristiekipp@gmail.com)  Practice: Thursdays 6:30-7:30pm.
  • Youth Praise Band (Middle/High School) — Sings at special youth services along with special music opportunities. Please contact Brett Heckens (baheckens@gmail.com) if you are interested in this opportunity!  Rehearsals on select Sundays at 11:45 am.
  • Children’s Choir — Provides special music the first Sunday of the month during the school year.   All children K-5 are welcome!  Practices Sunday mornings from 10:05-10:25 am.  Please contact Christina Schroeder (childrenministries@elkhornhillsumc.org) for additional information.
  • Heavenly Bells (Handbell Choir) — Offers special music on church holidays and 5th Sundays of the month.  Practices on Monday evenings from 6-7 pm.  Contact Deb Eidam (eidamdeb@yahoo.com) for more information.
  • Children’s Hand Chimes (Children’s handbell Choir) — Presents musical offerings during special music and on some holidays. Practices on Wednesday evenings from 5-5:50. A meal is provided for the kiddos after practice. Contact Deb Eidam (eidamdeb@yahoo.com) for more information.
  • Special Performances: Easter Cantatas (involves ALL EHUMC choirs), small groups, solos – instrumental and vocal. Singers/Instrumentalists meet seasonally. Rehearsals TBA.  Please contact us to see how you can get involved!

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