District Staff

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President’s Office

 

rich sPastor Rich Snow was chosen by the people of the Nebraska District to serve as their President. As District President, he serves as an advisor to the church workers of the District, as a visitor to congregations and church workers in times of celebration or difficulty, and as a leader in ministry to the members of the Nebraska District.

1-888-643-2961, 1004

 

 

kim hKim Hofer serves the District as the President’s assistant. Call Kim if you need to schedule an appointment with the President. She can also help you with call documents for ordained ministers, the Pastor’s Information Form and Self-Evaluation Tool for ordained ministers, and candidate pastor placement or vicarage assignments into congregations. Please also call Kim with planned celebration dates for church worker and congregational anniversaries.

1-888-643-2961, 1014

 

 

 

District Missions and Revitalization

 

Brenda Erickson (9)Pastor Rich Boring serves the District as Assistant to the President in Outreach and New Ministries. He works with the congregations of the Nebraska District to help them see the mission fields in their communities and explore how they can share the love of Jesus with the people around them. He also works with the ministries of the Nebraska District. He is available to visit with you about existing or developing ministry opportunities across the District.

1-888-643-2961, 1001

 

 

nicholeNichole Hetz serves the District as Community Engagement Coordinator and encourages and equips those in the Nebraska District to engage the people in their communities through relationship building and intentional outreach ministry.

1-888-643-2961, 1003

 

 

 

 

Education and Youth

 

bobBob Ziegler serves the District as Executive for Education and Youth Ministries. He is available to consult with congregations and commissioned ministers regarding the Call process and ministry opportunities. He is also available to resource congregations in the area of youth ministry.

1-888-643-2961, 1008

 

 

candiCandi Menze serves the District as assistant in the areas of Education and Youth. Contact Candi if you need call documents for teachers or DCEs, Lutheran Educator Information Forms, or other educational related forms. She may also be contacted for information on youth ministry.

1-888-643-2961, 1010

 

Finance Office

 

paulPaul Pettit serves as Nebraska District Treasurer. He is available to help you with ministry resources, congregational finance questions, Worker Benefit Plans, and to make presentations. He is also very willing to meet with congregations and individuals to discuss finance issues.

1-888-643-2961, 1007

 

 

joyceJoyce Bruha serves the District as assistant to the District Treasurer and assistant for gift planning. Joyce may be contacted to answer questions in the treasurer’s office, to help make appointments with the treasurer, or with your gift planning needs.

1-888-643-2961, 1011

 

 

cynthiaCynthia Wang serves as accountant in the Distict’s finance office. Her responsibilities include the monitoring and reporting of the financial activities of the District.

1-888-643-2961, 1005

 

 

 

brendaBrenda Erickson serves the District in the finance office as the bookkeeper. She will assist you in the areas of accounts receivable and accounts payable.

1-888-643-2961, 1006

 

 

Nebraska District Lutheran Church Extension Fund

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Nathan Meier serves as the Nebraska District LCEF Vice-President. He is available to help you with LCEF loan and investor services. He is also very willing to meet with congregations and individuals to discuss the many services LCEF offers, as well as finance issues.

1-888-643-2961, 1003

 

LCMS Foundation / Gift Planning

 

craigNeal Koch

Craig Stirtz and Neal Koch are Gift Planning Counselors for the Nebraska District. Gift planning serves all ministries of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod, providing creative alternatives for you to give to the Lord’s work through direct gifts, annuities, wills, life income and trust agreements.

1-888-643-2961, 1002

joyceJoyce Bruha serves the District as assistant to the District Treasurer and assistant for gift planning. Joyce may be contacted to answer questions in the treasurer’s office, to help make appointments with the treasurer, or with your gift planning needs.

1-888-643-2961, 1011

 

Communications

 

kim mKim Myers serves the District as Director of Communications. Contact Kim for information on subscription or submissions to the Weekly Update email newsletter and the District Reporter; social media; or with concerns about this website.

1-888-643-2961, 1009

 

 

Mission Development

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Gary Thies and Rev. Brent Smith are the Mission Development Counselors for the Nebraska and Iowa West Districts. Gary and Brent, along with many volunteers, run Mission Central, a missionary training and conference center in western Iowa. They visit congregations and individuals to inform and excite them about missions and to encourage them to adopt, financially and through prayer, a specific mission project or missionary. Gary and Brent also present opportunities for people to become personally involved in missions through prayer support, volunteering their skills and abilities, full-time service, gifts, and offerings. Visit the Mission Central website or call 712-882-1029.

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