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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.

COPE Christmas Party

COPE’s (Christian Outreach Program of Elkhorn) annual Christmas party for families will be held on Saturday, December 9.  Each family (or single adult) attending the party will be asked to provide a “wish list” of items that they need or want for Christmas. We are looking for people who would like to adopt a family…

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…

Scrip News

Thanks to all the loyal supporters of the Scrip Program.  Elkhorn Hills has participated in the program for over 10 years and supported many projects during that time.  Earlier this year, $3,000 was given to Mission Shares, which has been our main focus. Remember, Christmas is right around the corner.  Please consider ordering your gift…

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…

School Supply Drive – final push

The Elkhorn Hills UMC Missions Committee reports that on the School Supply Drive: As always, the Elkhorn Hills congregation is coming through with donations for school supplies. The shopping cart was nearly full this past Sunday and additional cash donations were received as well. We’re closing in on having everything that we need; however, we’re…