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On Race, Riots, and Reconciliation

“There is a direct relationship between a person’s grasp and experience of God’s grace and his or her heart for justice.” Tim Keller, Generous Justice During the past week, protests and riots broke out in Minneapolis and across the country, including our city of Lincoln. They came as a response to the death of George Floyd, who died after a police officer pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck, even as he pleaded that he could not breathe. This is just…

Meeting a Need during COVID-19

When COVID-19 began to spread rapidly in the U.S., health professionals and first responders would soon encounter a shortage of face masks nationwide, including here in Lincoln. Noelle Petersen knew she could help. Back in March, Noelle joined a group on Facebook, the LNK Community COVID Crafters, to sew homemade masks for Bryan Hospital, the first major medical facility in Lincoln to request homemade masks. She received five free mask patterns and began pattern testing for her husband, Jordan, who…

YP Retreat 2019

Dear Young Professionals (aka YPs), With so much of our lives filled with events and the next thing to attend, on top of our 40-hour work week, the YP Retreat is a time to get away for a weekend to be encouraged, challenged, and to learn. The theme: Worship. We’ll hear from Shane Unger for a bit. We’ll also hear from each other, too. What does it mean to worship? How do you worship? What does it mean to behold God in…

2019 Youth Soccer Camp

It’s back! For the fourth summer, our church will hold its annual youth soccer camp that serves the Lincoln community by offering free soccer lessons for ages 3-13. The camp will be held every Saturday in June starting June 8th at 10 am at Peter Pan Park. Activities involve warm-ups, soccer drills and lessons, and soccer matches within each group. Cool! Tell me More! Kids will be placed in a team based on their age group so that each age…