Upcoming Events



June 20-23, 2019
National LWML Convention—Mobile, AL

Learn more about the National LWML Convention here: http://www.lwml.org/2019-convention

July 11-15, 2019
LCMS National Youth Gathering—Minneapolis, MN

Visit http://www.lcmsgathering.com/ to learn more.

The Nebraska District is making plans for the 2019 National Youth Gathering in Minneapolis, MN.  The Gathering will take place July 11-15, 2019.  Registration for the Gathering is open so if you haven’t already registered, get your group signed up at http://www.lcmsgathering.com/.

The Nebraska District will be hosting an event for Nebraska District groups on July 11.  The District event will be at the US Bank Stadium just prior to the opening mass event and will include a meal and entertainment.  As you make your travel arrangements, be sure to arrive in time to attend this event and meet other groups from Nebraska.  Get registration and T-shirt information here.

And as you make your travel arrangements, please share your plans by completing this survey: https://goo.gl/forms/ker9mR4Yr5qNjU6A2.  The District Coordinators will work to coordinate groups who are looking to travel together and those who need assistance.

If you have any questions, contact one of the Nebraska District Coordinators.

Candi Menze: candim@ndlcms.org or 402-643-2961 x1010
Scott Guenther: scott.guenther@messiah.us
Steven Whitney: steven.b.whitney@gmail.com

July 13, 2019
Parish Nurse and Health Ministry Gathering—Seward

Calling all Parish Nurses and Others Serving in Health Ministry: Join together on Saturday, July 13th, 10AM to 2PM in Seward. The day will include: faith nurturing time, health ministry networking, resource sharing, and equipping for additional ways to serve in your congregation and community. To register, contact Chris Blanke at blanke.christine189@gmail.com or 402-643-0664. 

July 20-25, 2019
LCMS National Convention—Tampa, FL

Visit https://www.lcms.org/convention to learn more.  Information for Nebraska District circuits, congregations and voting delegates can be found at http://www.ndlcms.org/synod-convention/

August 11, 2019
LCEF Picnic in the Park—Mahoney State Park, Ashland

In appreciation of our Lutheran Church Extension Fund investors in the Nebraska District, we are hosting an annual LCEF Picnic in the Park on Sunday, August 11, 2019, at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park in Ashland, Nebraska.

Not an LCEF investor yet? Join us to learn more!

Attendance is limited to the first 200 people so please register early.  Online registration has begun at lcefcentral.org/picnic. We hope to see you there!

Registration closes when filled or by Sunday, July 21, 2019, whichever comes first.

LCEF supports The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod ministries exclusively. As an LCEF investor, you support the church in its mission of sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ.  LCEF is a Christ-centered servant partner of the LCMS, ensuring that funds and services are available now and in the future. Learn more at lcef.org.

  • Park entrance fee complimentary for LCEF investors!
  • Complimentary for all – grilled picnic lunch for the family from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • Check in at the park gate, mention you are attending the “LCEF Picnic in the Park” and sign the LCEF log.
  • Come to the park early and stay late to enjoy the many activities the park offers. Check the park’s website for potential additional activity fees.
  • Feel free to bring a lawn chair as shelter seating is limited.
  • Questions, please contact Nate Meier, MBA, LCEF District Vice President – Nebraska at Nate.Meier@lcef.org or 402-643-2961.

Join Nebraska District LCEF staff and advocates for food, fun and fellowship. We appreciate you!

August 15, 20, 22; September 10, 12
LCEF Lunch and Learn

As a member and/or leader in the Nebraska District, you are invited to a Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF) Lunch & Learn this summer or fall. Enjoy a complimentary lunch from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Locations and dates are as follows:

August 15: Holy Cross, Kearney
August 20: Our Savior, Norfolk
August 22: Zion, Grant
September 10: Nebraska District Office, Seward
September 12: Beautiful Savior, La Vista

See Nebraska District ministries who have successfully partnered with LCEF. Learn how LCEF can help equip your LCMS ministry. LCEF serves Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) ministries and rostered church workers with loans, investments, ministry services, scholarships, grants and more.

For questions, please contact Nate Meier MBA, LCEF District Vice President – Nebraska at Nate.Meier@lcef.org or 402-643-2961. REGISTER HERE

Register by Sunday, July 21, 2019.

August 27, 2019
Business Managers’/Treasurers’ Workshop—The Rock Lutheran Church, Seward

Details to come

September 27, 2019
Fall Administrators’ Conference

Details to come

October 3-4, 2019
Circuit Visitors’/Vice-Presidents’ Conference—St. Benedict Center, Schuyler

Details to come

October 7-8, 2019
Fall Pastors’ Conference—Peace, Grand Island

Details to come

October 10-12, 2019
Lutheran Education Association 2019 Convocation—St. Louis, MO

Opening Eyes, Minds, & Hearts is the theme for Lutheran Education Association’s 2019 Convocation, October 10–12 at the St. Louis Americas Center in St. Louis, Mo.

The 2019 LEA Convocation will replace our annual Educators’ Conference as the official (required) conference for commissioned educators.  Please make plans now to attend with your staff.

This thirteenth triennial convocation provides professional growth, worship, and fellowship opportunities designed for educators in Lutheran schools and other educational agencies at all levels.

Lutheran school educators are in the business of opening eyes, minds, and hearts to the wonders, intricacies, blessings, and perils of all that science, social studies, mathematics, the arts, and religious studies have to offer.

·          Convocation/Membership Installment Plan:  Receive a $65 discount.  Learn how HERE.

·          Convocation Deposit:  Spread your Convocation costs over two or three fiscal years.  Find out more HERE.

Registration is scheduled to open this spring.  Additional and continuing convocation information is available on LEA’s website, Twitter #LEA2019, and LEA’s Facebook page.

November 9-10, 2019
Middle School Youth Gathering—Holiday Inn, Kearney

More details to come. http://www.ndlcms.org/youth-gathering/

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