Upcoming Events




June 11
LCEF Picnic in the Park

Please join Nebraska District Lutheran Church Extension Fund to enjoy a Family Fun Day on Sunday, June 11, at the Eugene T. Mahoney State Park in Ashland.

• LCEF will cover the entrance fee and provide a cookout from noon – 2:00 p.m.
• Check in at the gate and sign the LCEF log.
• Join them for a cookout at the Wild Turkey Shelter.
• Enjoy the many activities that the park has to offer. (There may be a fee for some of the park’s activities which would be your responsibility.)

RSVP by June 5 in one of three ways: respond online on the LCEF page; call Joyce at 888-643-2961, ext. 1011; or email her at joyceb@ndlcms.org.


June 12-16
Nebraska District Church Worker Retreat with Grace Place Wellness Ministries

Grace Place Wellness Ministries will be holding a Nebraska District Church Worker retreat at the Lied Conference Center in Nebraska City from June 12 to 16. This retreat is for active church workers only. There are 20 available spots (and space to include up to 15 children). There is a $300 registration fee. Scholarships are available to offset that cost. Please contact Beth McAnallen at 314-842-3077 or bmcanallen@graceplacewellness.org for more information. Click here to register.

August 5
Prairie Fire: Building Bridges

logo-colorMark your calendars and make plans to attend Prairie Fire: Building Bridges on Saturday, August 5, at Concordia University, Seward.

The day will be filled with encouragement and practical tools designed to help EVERYONE learn how to build genuine, caring relationships within their various vocations of family, workplace, church, neighborhood, and recreational communities. Breakout sessions will focus on building relationships with disconnected members; neighbors, friends and co-workers; military families; those in conflicted situations; our Muslim neighbors and more. Registration materials and the session list are available here. Email nicholeh@ndlcms.org with questions.

October 5-6
Circuit Visitors’/Vice-Presidents’ Conference

St. Benedict Center, Schuyler — more information coming soon

October 19-20
All Professional Church Workers’ Conference

The Nebraska District will be combining the Fall Pastors’ Conference and Educators’ Conference in 2017 to host a conference for all church workers in the District. The conference will be held at The Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker Hotel. Registration is $130 per person and covers all conference sessions, lunch on Thursday, breakfast on Friday, and snacks. Mark your calendars and plan to attend together as a staff.

Keynotes will be given by Tim Elmore and Andrew McPeak from Growing Leaders. The LCMS Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Task Force will also present.

The conference will also include super-sectionals for select ministry groups as well as 3 smaller breakout sessions covering a wide variety of topics for ministry and education.

Registration materials will be available on our website in August.


November 11-12
Nebraska District Middle School Gathering

Students in grades 6-8 are invited to the 2017 Nebraska District Middle School Gathering on November 11-12, 2017 at River’s Edge Convention Center/ Ramada in Columbus. Learn more here.

November 17-19
District Youth Gathering—Omaha

Students in grades 9-12 from Nebraska, South Dakota, and Iowa District West are invited to the 2017 District High School Youth Gathering – Omaha on November 17-19, 2017 at Embassy Suites in LaVista. Learn more here.

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