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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…

Habitat for Humanity

The Habitat for Humanity Build at 23280 Agee Lane in Waterloo, NE, has been going on since July.  Volunteers are needed on Fridays and Saturdays.  There are two shifts:  8:30 to 11:30 am and 12:30 – 3:30 pm.  Breakfast is furnished before the first shift (8 am) and lunch before the second shift (11:45 am).…

Mission of the Month

Camp Fontanelle

We love Camp Fontanelle!  Elkhorn Hills UMC proudly supports this Great Plains camp, and Camp Fontanelle is our Mission of the Month.  Please help support this United Methodist Camp.  If you haven’t been to Camp Fontanelle, make a point of going out this Fall. Ways to Help Volunteer at Camp Fontanelle’s Pumpkin Patch and Corn…