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Rollin to Colon 2016

A small contingent of Elkhorn Hills UMC bike riders rode in the 2016 Rollin to Colon bike ride for Colon cancer awareness on Father’s Day.  The guys rode 10 miles.  The NUMB riding buddies (Lena Beeson, Regina Bergman, Cheryl Robinson, Mary and Noreen) did the 53 mile ride!  Congratulations to everyone. According to Lena Beeson,…

VBS 2016

Go spelunking through dark caves with Jesus as your light at Cave Quest Vacation Bible School 2016! Kids learn Jesus is the one who lights our way and gives us hope for each new day. His love illuminates when the path is dark.  Cave Quest VBS encourages kids to follow Jesus where ever he will…

2016 Garage Sale for Missions

Mark your calendars now for the 2016 Garage Sale for Missions.  This All-Church Garage Sale is open to the public.  This community-wide fund raiser helps our Elkhorn Hills Missions Committee provide needed money for a variety of local missions projects.  Thank you for helping us to share Jesus’ love by working together as we raise…

Mission of the Month

Mission of the Month – NUMB

The June Mission of the Month is NUMB (Nebraska United Methodist Bike Ride for Hunger).  The 2016 NUMB Ride will be held June 25-29.  It will start and end in Milford, and will include stops in Wymore, Hebron, and Sutton.  Each participant pays a $65 registration fee and must secure a minimum of $100 in…

Mission of the Month

Cards for Military Members

The April MISSION OF THE MONTH is  Cards for our Military Members.   We have a number of members of our congregation who are currently serving in the Active Military.  The Missions Committee purchased greeting cards “thinking of you cards”.   Each card has a nice short sentiment and a scripture verse.   We will mail one…

Scrip Cards

The SCRIP cards that the church sells are the same as gift cards.  There is no fee involved when you purchase the card. When you use the card, a percentage of your purchase goes back to the church.  The percentages vary. Mission Committee member Lori Hullinger sells the cards between services on Sunday morning.  There…

2016 Youth Winter Retreat

The theme and message for the 2016 Youth Winter Retreat weekend was Armor of God. Thirty youth and chaperons attended the weekend events, and various members of our congregation joined in the evening worship on Friday and Saturday. Lynne Henneghan of Next Step Ministries and our Elkhorn Hills Youth Praise Team led the worship. This is the fourth year that Lynne has attended our Youth Winter Retreat, and it was a reunion of friendship, fun, and a spirit-filled time.

YES-Mission of the Month

The January Mission of the Month is Youth Emergency Services. YES Developmental Director Allison Brown-Corson spoke to the EHUMC congregation on January 17th about how YES serves the homeless and at-risk youth population of Omaha and the various ways we can help. Click on the link to learn more about Youth Emergency Services.