Serve

Opportunities to impact our community and the world.

Music

Share your talent with our church in worship.

Instrument Ensemble

Weekly

Short term commitment to prepare music for specific worship services.
Contact the music directors to identify your interest and the instrument(s) you play.

Services

Saturday | 5:30pm
Sunday | 8:15am
Sunday | 10:45am
Sunday | 12:00pm (Nuer Worship)

 

Office Hours

Monday-Friday | 8:30am – 4:30pm

 

Location

1551 South 70th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

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402-488-0919

Spirit Ringers

Thursday 6:30-7:45 pm

Advanced handbell choir plays for 3rd Sunday of each month for both 8:15 and 10:45am services.

Services

Saturday | 5:30pm
Sunday | 8:15am
Sunday | 10:45am
Sunday | 12:00pm (Nuer Worship)

 

Office Hours

Monday-Friday | 8:30am – 4:30pm

 

Location

1551 South 70th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

(click the map for driving directions)

402-488-0919

Choir

Wednesdays 7:10-8:10pm

High School through Adult Choir sings 2, 3, 4 & 5th Sundays at 8:15 on odd months and 10:45 on even months.

Services

Saturday | 5:30pm
Sunday | 8:15am
Sunday | 10:45am
Sunday | 12:00pm (Nuer Worship)

 

Office Hours

Monday-Friday | 8:30am – 4:30pm

 

Location

1551 South 70th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

(click the map for driving directions)

402-488-0919

Teach and Mentor

Impact the next generation with the love of Christ.

Middle School Learning- Small Group Leaders

Sundays 9:30-10:30am

MSL Small Group Leaders will explore the topic of the day through guided reflective questions that draw on students’ lived experiences, moving from the lecture model to a dialogue-dynamics model of participatory faith education.

Services

Saturday | 5:30pm
Sunday | 8:15am
Sunday | 10:45am
Sunday | 12:00pm (Nuer Worship)

 

Office Hours

Monday-Friday | 8:30am – 4:30pm

 

Location

1551 South 70th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

(click the map for driving directions)

402-488-0919

High School Learning- Facilitators

Sundays 9:30-10:30am

HSL Facilitators will journey with the students through the topic of the day, offering background and insights while inviting them to engage the subject with how the topic plays out in their everyday life.

Services

Saturday | 5:30pm
Sunday | 8:15am
Sunday | 10:45am
Sunday | 12:00pm (Nuer Worship)

 

Office Hours

Monday-Friday | 8:30am – 4:30pm

 

Location

1551 South 70th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

(click the map for driving directions)

402-488-0919

FaithTrek

Sunday 9:30am

FaithTrek is the Sunday School/Christian Education program for 3 year olds through 5th graders. It focuses on experiential learning, asking questions and having fun. The curriculum brings scripture to life, helping us grow as disciples.

Services

Saturday | 5:30pm
Sunday | 8:15am
Sunday | 10:45am
Sunday | 12:00pm (Nuer Worship)

 

Office Hours

Monday-Friday | 8:30am – 4:30pm

 

Location

1551 South 70th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

(click the map for driving directions)

402-488-0919

Vacation Bible School

Annual

VBS is a summertime, Christian Education program offering children a theme-based, action-packed week of learning with songs, games, creative arts, Bible study, worship, service projects and new friends.

Services

Saturday | 5:30pm
Sunday | 8:15am
Sunday | 10:45am
Sunday | 12:00pm (Nuer Worship)

 

Office Hours

Monday-Friday | 8:30am – 4:30pm

 

Location

1551 South 70th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

(click the map for driving directions)

402-488-0919

Hunger and Clothing

Being the hands and feet of Jesus to those in need.

CROP Walk

Annual

The CROP Hunger Walk provides food, water and resources that empower people to meet their own needs locally and around the world. Each year, First Lutheran organizes a team to walk in this fund raising event.

Services

Saturday | 5:30pm
Sunday | 8:15am
Sunday | 10:45am
Sunday | 12:00pm (Nuer Worship)

 

Office Hours

Monday-Friday | 8:30am – 4:30pm

 

Location

1551 South 70th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

(click the map for driving directions)

402-488-0919

Lutheran Food Pantry

Ongoing

St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church manages the Lutheran Food Pantry, which provides food for agencies, individuals and families in need. First Lutheran partners with St. Andrew’s providing food donations, financial contributions and pantry support.

Services

Saturday | 5:30pm
Sunday | 8:15am
Sunday | 10:45am
Sunday | 12:00pm (Nuer Worship)

 

Office Hours

Monday-Friday | 8:30am – 4:30pm

 

Location

1551 South 70th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

(click the map for driving directions)

402-488-0919

Fresh Start

Ongoing

Fresh Start Home is a transitional shelter for 24 women. Donations of household items, clothing and gifts for the Daisy Gift Shop and Sunday night meals are ways we partners with Fresh Start.

Services

Saturday | 5:30pm
Sunday | 8:15am
Sunday | 10:45am
Sunday | 12:00pm (Nuer Worship)

 

Office Hours

Monday-Friday | 8:30am – 4:30pm

 

Location

1551 South 70th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

(click the map for driving directions)

402-488-0919

Matt Talbott Kitchen & Outreach

Monthly

Matt Talbot provides a variety of hunger, education and outreach programs, First Lutheran partners with them by providing a meal and fellowship with homeless and low-income individuals. Food donations, cooks and servers are always needed.

Services

Saturday | 5:30pm
Sunday | 8:15am
Sunday | 10:45am
Sunday | 12:00pm (Nuer Worship)

 

Office Hours

Monday-Friday | 8:30am – 4:30pm

 

Location

1551 South 70th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

(click the map for driving directions)

402-488-0919

Food Markets — Lincoln Food Bank Partnership

Bimonthly

Food Bank of Lincoln provides Food Markets at the middle and high schools. First Lutheran has a team of volunteers at the Lincoln High Food Market setting out food, assisting students and putting items away.

Services

Saturday | 5:30pm
Sunday | 8:15am
Sunday | 10:45am
Sunday | 12:00pm (Nuer Worship)

 

Office Hours

Monday-Friday | 8:30am – 4:30pm

 

Location

1551 South 70th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

(click the map for driving directions)

402-488-0919

BackPack Program

Friday

We take feeding the hungry seriously. Every Friday children who qualify are given a food-filled backpack through the Lincoln Food Bank BackPack Program. We are one of sponsors covering the cost and distributing the backpacks.

Services

Saturday | 5:30pm
Sunday | 8:15am
Sunday | 10:45am
Sunday | 12:00pm (Nuer Worship)

 

Office Hours

Monday-Friday | 8:30am – 4:30pm

 

Location

1551 South 70th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

(click the map for driving directions)

402-488-0919

Bread for the World

We are a Bread for the World Congregation, advocating for just policies, raising awareness, educating ourselves on the need for global food security, and praying for an end to hunger at home and abroad.

Services

Saturday | 5:30pm
Sunday | 8:15am
Sunday | 10:45am
Sunday | 12:00pm (Nuer Worship)

 

Office Hours

Monday-Friday | 8:30am – 4:30pm

 

Location

1551 South 70th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

(click the map for driving directions)

402-488-0919

Meals on Wheels Delivery

Sundays - year round - are the 2 routes assigned FLC -- but other routes are available for individuals and we have many volunteers that have their own route

Tabitha’s Meals on Wheels brings a warm, nutritious noon meal and a once a day check-in from the delivery volunteer. Routes are available every day of the week. This is a great family project.

Services

Saturday | 5:30pm
Sunday | 8:15am
Sunday | 10:45am
Sunday | 12:00pm (Nuer Worship)

 

Office Hours

Monday-Friday | 8:30am – 4:30pm

 

Location

1551 South 70th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

(click the map for driving directions)

402-488-0919

Kicks for Kids

Annual

October in Nebraska — flip flop season is over. But many children do not have the luxury of switching to shoes. Kicks for Kids works with classroom teachers to provide children with new athletic shoes.

Services

Saturday | 5:30pm
Sunday | 8:15am
Sunday | 10:45am
Sunday | 12:00pm (Nuer Worship)

 

Office Hours

Monday-Friday | 8:30am – 4:30pm

 

Location

1551 South 70th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

(click the map for driving directions)

402-488-0919

Care Ministry

Showing compassion to those in need.

Casserole Caravan

as needed

Casserole Caravan delivers a comfort food meal to a family or individual recovering from illness or surgery, welcoming a new baby or families who are dealing with a death and/or family crisis.

Services

Saturday | 5:30pm
Sunday | 8:15am
Sunday | 10:45am
Sunday | 12:00pm (Nuer Worship)

 

Office Hours

Monday-Friday | 8:30am – 4:30pm

 

Location

1551 South 70th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

(click the map for driving directions)

402-488-0919

Keeping God’s People In Stitches

Bimonthly

First Lutheran is blessed to have “stitchers” committed to making prayer shawls, chemo caps and afghans. Gathering monthly for fellowship, they work on projects, share patterns and help beginners learn the craft.

Services

Saturday | 5:30pm
Sunday | 8:15am
Sunday | 10:45am
Sunday | 12:00pm (Nuer Worship)

 

Office Hours

Monday-Friday | 8:30am – 4:30pm

 

Location

1551 South 70th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

(click the map for driving directions)

402-488-0919

Prayer Shawls

year round

Compassion and the love of knitting/crocheting have been combined into a prayerful ministry and spiritual practice reaching out to those in need of comfort and solace, as well as in celebration and joy. Instructions available.

Services

Saturday | 5:30pm
Sunday | 8:15am
Sunday | 10:45am
Sunday | 12:00pm (Nuer Worship)

 

Office Hours

Monday-Friday | 8:30am – 4:30pm

 

Location

1551 South 70th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

(click the map for driving directions)

402-488-0919

Stephen Ministry

Stephen Ministry is a one-to-one lay caring ministry. This ministry equips and empowers congregation members (Stephen Ministers) to provide high-quality, confidential, Christ-centered care to people who are hurting in any way.

Services

Saturday | 5:30pm
Sunday | 8:15am
Sunday | 10:45am
Sunday | 12:00pm (Nuer Worship)

 

Office Hours

Monday-Friday | 8:30am – 4:30pm

 

Location

1551 South 70th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

(click the map for driving directions)

402-488-0919

Visitation Ministry

FLC’s Pastoral Staff and Caring Visitors visit our homebound and hospitalized members as well as those in rehabilitation facilities to share the love of Christ, the care of their congregational family, and prayers of support.

Services

Saturday | 5:30pm
Sunday | 8:15am
Sunday | 10:45am
Sunday | 12:00pm (Nuer Worship)

 

Office Hours

Monday-Friday | 8:30am – 4:30pm

 

Location

1551 South 70th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

(click the map for driving directions)

402-488-0919

Grief Support

Grief, after the death of a loved one, is hard to go through alone. We offer a 6-week grief support class several times a year with books and resources that others have found helpful.

Services

Saturday | 5:30pm
Sunday | 8:15am
Sunday | 10:45am
Sunday | 12:00pm (Nuer Worship)

 

Office Hours

Monday-Friday | 8:30am – 4:30pm

 

Location

1551 South 70th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

(click the map for driving directions)

402-488-0919

Global

Serving and partnering around the world.

Tanzania Health Projects

Monthly

Working with the Northern Lutheran Diocese of Tanzania, through prayer and financial support, First Lutheran has supported two student nurses with full scholarships, equipping them to help fill the desperate need for trained medical staff.

Services

Saturday | 5:30pm
Sunday | 8:15am
Sunday | 10:45am
Sunday | 12:00pm (Nuer Worship)

 

Office Hours

Monday-Friday | 8:30am – 4:30pm

 

Location

1551 South 70th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

(click the map for driving directions)

402-488-0919

Quilters – Lutheran World Relief Quilts

Monthly

Quilts are distributed by LWR to refugees and others in need. A quilt brings warmth, shelter, its a backpack, room divider or a home for the homeless. Previous quilting experience is not needed to participate.

Services

Saturday | 5:30pm
Sunday | 8:15am
Sunday | 10:45am
Sunday | 12:00pm (Nuer Worship)

 

Office Hours

Monday-Friday | 8:30am – 4:30pm

 

Location

1551 South 70th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

(click the map for driving directions)

402-488-0919

Lutheran World Relief School Kits

Annual

LWR School Kits are sent to places where even the few required school supplies may be more than a family can afford. Your gift of school supplies is a gift that will change the world.

Services

Saturday | 5:30pm
Sunday | 8:15am
Sunday | 10:45am
Sunday | 12:00pm (Nuer Worship)

 

Office Hours

Monday-Friday | 8:30am – 4:30pm

 

Location

1551 South 70th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

(click the map for driving directions)

402-488-0919

Fair Trade Ministry

Daily

By using and selling fair trade products we are helping farmers feed their families, educate their children, acquire medical care and improve their communities. Coffee, tea, chocolate and olive oil are available.

Services

Saturday | 5:30pm
Sunday | 8:15am
Sunday | 10:45am
Sunday | 12:00pm (Nuer Worship)

 

Office Hours

Monday-Friday | 8:30am – 4:30pm

 

Location

1551 South 70th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

(click the map for driving directions)

402-488-0919

Tanzania Tree Campaign

Ongoing

The glacier on top of Mt. Kilimanjaro is melting. In an effort to head off an environmental crisis the church in Tanzania is working to reforest the mountain. Our goal is a gift of 5,000 trees.

Services

Saturday | 5:30pm
Sunday | 8:15am
Sunday | 10:45am
Sunday | 12:00pm (Nuer Worship)

 

Office Hours

Monday-Friday | 8:30am – 4:30pm

 

Location

1551 South 70th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

(click the map for driving directions)

402-488-0919

Lutheran Family Services Refugee Resettlement Program

FLC has had a long-standing relationship with LFS of Nebraska, especially in the refugee support programs. We encourage members to volunteer with LFS families who need rides to appointments or meetings, ESL assistance, and friendship.

Services

Saturday | 5:30pm
Sunday | 8:15am
Sunday | 10:45am
Sunday | 12:00pm (Nuer Worship)

 

Office Hours

Monday-Friday | 8:30am – 4:30pm

 

Location

1551 South 70th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

(click the map for driving directions)

402-488-0919

AMMPARO Network of Welcoming Congregations

This ministry welcomes migrant families in worship by listening to their stories, praying for/with them, sharing the gospel, providing emotional, pastoral and spiritual support, staying up-to-date on current situations of migrant children/families, and advocating for justice.

Services

Saturday | 5:30pm
Sunday | 8:15am
Sunday | 10:45am
Sunday | 12:00pm (Nuer Worship)

 

Office Hours

Monday-Friday | 8:30am – 4:30pm

 

Location

1551 South 70th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

(click the map for driving directions)

402-488-0919

Immigrant-Refugee Support

FLC supports families in need as we are able, especially families who have resettled in the U.S. We have assisted in completing immigration-related documents, sponsoring a refugee family and partnering with other refugee-supporting community organizations.

Services

Saturday | 5:30pm
Sunday | 8:15am
Sunday | 10:45am
Sunday | 12:00pm (Nuer Worship)

 

Office Hours

Monday-Friday | 8:30am – 4:30pm

 

Location

1551 South 70th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

(click the map for driving directions)

402-488-0919

Prison Ministry

Ministering to the incarcerated and imprisoned.

Prison Ministry

Sunday mornings

Gathering for worship, a place at the communion Table, a home-cooked meal, open conversation and prayer are gifts of hospitality we extend to the men coming from the Community Correction Center each Sunday.

Services

Saturday | 5:30pm
Sunday | 8:15am
Sunday | 10:45am
Sunday | 12:00pm (Nuer Worship)

 

Office Hours

Monday-Friday | 8:30am – 4:30pm

 

Location

1551 South 70th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

(click the map for driving directions)

402-488-0919

Bridges to Hope

Ongoing

“Bridges” assists men and women as they transition from correctional facilities back into the community by providing furniture, clothing and household goods. Donations are accepted year round. Warehouse assistance is always appreciated.

Services

Saturday | 5:30pm
Sunday | 8:15am
Sunday | 10:45am
Sunday | 12:00pm (Nuer Worship)

 

Office Hours

Monday-Friday | 8:30am – 4:30pm

 

Location

1551 South 70th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

(click the map for driving directions)

402-488-0919

Special Events

There is always something happening here at First Lutheran.

Gifts of Hope – Alternative Gift Market

Annual

“Giving with a Cause” is the foundation of alternative gift fair. Give a gift that keeps on giving by purchasing Fair Trade products, ELCA Good Gifts, a Food Bank BackPack and other quality gift items.

Services

Saturday | 5:30pm
Sunday | 8:15am
Sunday | 10:45am
Sunday | 12:00pm (Nuer Worship)

 

Office Hours

Monday-Friday | 8:30am – 4:30pm

 

Location

1551 South 70th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

(click the map for driving directions)

402-488-0919

God’s Work. Our Hands.

Annual

“God’s Work. Our Hands.” is a national serve event of the ELCA. The assignment is to share God’s love through service. All ages are invited to participate with projects that are age and skill appropriate.

Services

Saturday | 5:30pm
Sunday | 8:15am
Sunday | 10:45am
Sunday | 12:00pm (Nuer Worship)

 

Office Hours

Monday-Friday | 8:30am – 4:30pm

 

Location

1551 South 70th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

(click the map for driving directions)

402-488-0919

Services

Saturday | 5:30pm
Sunday | 8:15am
Sunday | 10:45am
Sunday | 12:00pm (Nuer Worship)

 

Office Hours

Monday-Friday | 8:30am – 4:30pm

 

Location

1551 South 70th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

(click the map for driving directions)

402-488-0919