Dutch Festival

Saturday, September 24
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Invite your friends and family and "eet smakelijk" (enjoy your food") at the 21st annual Dutch Festival. This family-friendly community event features free admission and free parking, so come out and bring your friends!


Elim employs over 400 special education professionals and para-professionals in a variety of part- and full-time positions.  Learn more about joining the Elim community and equipping people with disabilities to achieve their highest God-given potential.


At Elim, we know that each individual has been created in the Creator’s image and has a God-given purpose.

Through Elim Christian School, Adult Services, Residential Services, or Ministry Outreach programming, individuals with disabilities are equipped to achieve their highest God-given potential, living their lives glorifying Him!



HOPE Packs is a wonderful way for a church to come alongside people with disabilities and join them in Kingdom ministry.  1=2. 1 gift impacts 2 lives. Give HOPE Today.

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