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Christmas 2011First Mennonite Church is committed to being a Christian community that welcomes, nurtures, and values others.  We strive to serve God by modeling loving care for one another.  Peace and justice issues, service, evangelism, spirituality, and living simply and ethically are among the Anabaptist-Mennonite concerns that we share.

Visitors are always welcome!  Read information especially for visitors.

Sunday Schedule - Sunday School 9:30 a.m. -Worship Service 10:45 a.m.


First Mennonite Church is a congregation of the Mennonite Church USA and Central Plains Mennonite Conference.


Holy Week and Easter 2014

Antelope Park COB MapGood Friday - April 18

7:00 p.m. A service of scripture, music, and reflection will be held at First Mennonite Church, jointly with Antelope Park Church of the Brethren.

Easter - April 20:


Neighborhood Garage Sale

Garage Sale

First Mennonite Church's annual Neighborhood Garage Sale will be held on Saturday, May 3, in the church parking lot.  Sale hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Meet neighbors, have fun, buy and sell, or just come to visit!

Rain date is Saturday, May 10.

Church neighbors and members are invited to sell their items.  Two tables are provided at no cost and the church will handle advertising the event.

Bars, Dumps, and Other Childhood Hangouts

Bars, Dumps, and Other Childhood HangoutsKathy Burkey Wiens, experienced childhood abuse before she was placed at Cedars in Lincoln and subsequently adopted by a Mennonite family in Milford, Nebraska.  She has detailed her experiences in a new book Bars, Dumps & Other Childhood Hangouts.

Kathy will be holding a book signing at Barnes & Noble Booksellers at SouthPointe Pavillions in Lincoln on Saturday, April 12, from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. She will be signing her book and donating proceeds to Cedars.  In addition, Barnes and Noble will donate a portion of the day's sales.


MCC Relief Sale

MCC Auction



That is how much the MCC Relief Sale has raised in the last 34 years for the relief, development, and peace work of Mennonite Central Committee.

Mission Offering

David and AnitaThe first mission offering of 2014 is for Union Biblical Seminary in Pune, India, where First Mennonite members David and Anita Breckbill are serving though Mennonite Mission Network. 

Spring Break Movie

No exotic spring break vacation plans? Join us on a trip to Narnia! Free showing of The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe--popcorn included!--on Wednesday, March 12, at 2:00 p.m.


All are welcome; invite your friends!"

First Mennonite Church, 7300 Holdrege, Lincoln, NE 68505 (402)467-1526