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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…

EHUMC 2016 Missions

Elkhorn Hills United Methodist Church’s mission statement reads as follows: “Sharing the Love for Jesus Christ by Serving Others”  Since the inception of this church the members of the congregation strive to live this statement.  There are many ways we can accomplish this; however, during the summer months, we involve ourselves with Mission Trips. Volunteer…

2016 Youth Mission Trips

We had a wonderful Youth Worship Sunday on July 31st.   Various members of our youth ministry programs served as greeters, ushers, and scripture readers. Amy Bergman provided the Children’s Time message and was accompanied by various Camp Fontanelle counselors and youth participants when they sang the lively, fun “Banana Song/Serious Face.” Three youth members provided…

2016 VBS Recap

The 2016 Cave Quest VBS was awesome!  Ashley Bossert, Children’s Ministries Director reported that the event was a big success with 126 kids attending.  The church was transformed to a cave with stalactites and stalagmites, stalacites, bats, moss, rock formations, iridescent colors, and radiating light. The spelunkers learned that Jesus is the one who lights…