Mission & Service
The work of César Moya and Patricia Urueñais supported through Central Plains Mennonite Conference.
Global Family Program
Our monthly "Birthday and Anniversary" offering provides for three Global Family sponsorships. Everyone born or married during the month is invited to contribute as a thanskgiving for blessings received.
First Mennonite Church is involved in a variety of service ministries in Lincoln.
Mission and Service News
April 12th, 2013
Because of weather, the annual Neighborhood Garage Sale scheduled for May 4 has been postponed to Saturday, May 11. It will be held in the First Mennonite Church parking lot from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Meet your neighbors, have fun, buy and sell or just come to visit!
Baked goods and lunches will be available for purchase.
March 29th, 2013
January 23rd, 2013
First Mennonite Church is collecting for the Foster Care Closet all during January. Bring clothing donations to church. FCC accepts gently used modest clothing in good condition. Clothes for all ages & sizes are needed, especially up to 5T. Teen and adult clothing that would work for teens (including church/dress clothes) is also needed. Cash, new underthings, diapers, pull-ups, and bedding in good condition are also welcome.
November 12th, 2012
First Mennonite Church exceeded the goal for donations of canned yams and boxes of stuffing mix for People's City Mission to distribute to needy families, along with turkeys and other Thanksgiving food items.
Our goal was 300 of each by November 11.
Totals: Yams - 360, Stuffing -340
March 12th, 2012
Bike Kitchen supports riders and those that need transportation by providing bikes for those in need and educating those that don't know how to repair their own bikes.
First Mennonite Church is gathering bikes and related items to donate to Bike Kitchen on March 25.
November 11th, 2011
Jim Janzen, Carol Knieriem, and Anita Breckbill served on a Habitat for Humanity project in Sao Paulo Brazil.
Email messages and photos reporting on their work and experiences are posted here.
November 8th, 2011
Sunday, November 13, is First Mennonite Church's "Benefit Day" at Ten Thousand Villages in Lincoln's Haymarket and we want to help Foster Care Closet.
The store is sharing 10% of total sales that day and First Mennonite has designated the proceeds for the Foster Care Closet.
October 10th, 2011
Jeanette Harder, a member of First Mennonite Church, was interviewed in a recent feature story on Shaping Families, a radio program of Third Way Media. Find streaming audio, downloadable mp3 file, transcript, and study guide at the Third Way website.
February 4th, 2011
Heart of a Champion - A training program for unemployed and underemployed adults will hold its first session at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, February 21, at First Mennonite Church. The program is sponsored by the Northeast Lincoln Pastors Group. Those interested in participating or serving as mentors may visit www.fmclincoln.org/champions for full details.
First Mennonite Church, 7300 Holdrege, Lincoln, NE 68505 (402)467-1526