Upcoming Events



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 25, 2019
Open House at the District Office

The Nebraska District office invites everyone to come join us on Sunday, August 25 from 1-5 for an open house. Come see the renovations that you, through your generous gifts, have made possible. Enter our new ADA compliant entry, see the boardroom that our district congregations and schools can request to use, see our expanded archives. District President Rev. Rich Snow and our District staff will be there to greet you and give you a tour.

If you aren’t available that Sunday, stop by when you are in Seward and say hello! (152 S. Columbia Avenue)

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

If you are an LCMS member who has financial responsibilities within the church, school or other LCMS ministry, you won’t want to miss out on this great opportunity!  This one-day event will cover informative topics for both new and experienced leaders. Registration deadline is August 20. Seating is limited, so please register early. Registration is $10 per person (this includes lunch). Assistance with the cost of the registration fee is available upon request by contacting Joyce Bruha at joyceb@ndlcms.org.

Start the day with a tour of the renovations at the District Office!  Stop by the District Office (152 S. Columbia Avenue) for a tour of our newly renovated space between 8:00-8:45 a.m.

Click here to learn more and to register.

August 27, 2019
Concordia Plan Services Portal Training

If you are an LCMS administrator or an LCMS member who is eligible for Concordia Plan Services benefits, you are invited to attend a free CPS portal training beginning at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 27, following the Business Managers’/Treasurers’ Workshop.  A CPS representative will be presenting on portal navigation, registration and a dashboard overview.

Please register by August 20. There is no registration fee and no food will be served during the CPS portal training.

Click here to learn more and to register.

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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