News & Events Highlights

Here you will find information on some of the exciting things going on at FCC. Visit this page often to review featured events, ongoing opportunities, and various updates from the congregation.

Super Sale – Volunteers Needed!

Cassie Williams
April 26 2017

Volunteers needed!! The Super Sale is Saturday, May 13th from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. We need volunteers the day of the sale, and we also need volunteers in the weeks ahead of the sale to pot plants and to set up the sale. Please sign up on the sheets in the Parlor or email Sara!


Eves

Cassie Williams
April 26 2017

Eves: Come and visit Elizabeth Wearin’s farm! We will have a potluck dinner on Monday, May 1 at 6pm. Car pools encouraged. … More

Creativity Day at the Hot Shops

Rev. Dr. E. Scott Jones
April 25 2017

This year’s Creativity Day was held at the Hot Shops Art Center—“Home of All That Is Molten!”  There are four anchor studios … More

Scott’s Column–That Good, Wise Face

Rev. Dr. E. Scott Jones
April 25 2017

A few years ago I was at the Benedictine Retreat Center in Schuyler, attending the winter convocation for ministers of the Nebraska … More

Groundbreaking

Rev. Dr. E. Scott Jones
March 7 2017

One hundred years ago the United States entered the First World War and Rev. Dr. Gustave Hulbert knew that the church needed … More

Let’s Take a Hike

Rev. Dr. E. Scott Jones
May 20 2017

“An early morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.”–Thoreau Announcing our new First Central Hiking Club.  Beginning May 20, we’ll … More

Omaha Area Sanctuary Network – General Meeting

Cassie Williams
May 4 2017

The policies of the current administration and enforcement of our unjust current immigration laws have led to unfair and unreasonable deportations and … More

Refugee Family Team – A Message From Pat

Cassie Williams
April 11 2017

Happy Easter. I chair for our church, the Refugee Family Team. It has been one year since we met our family at … More

FIRSTKids

Cassie Williams
April 25 2017

NO FIRSTKids this week- we will be at the All-Church Retreat!

FIRSTYouth: Mark Your Calendars!

Cassie Williams
April 23 2017

A busy summer is in the works for the FIRSTYouth! We will be spearheading a car wash on May 13th during the … More

The Prairie Citizen

Rev. Dr. E. Scott Jones
April 20 2017

In an effort to find common ground in these divisive times, we at First Central have launched a new weekly podcast entitled … More

First Central Green Team

Cassie Williams
February 28 2017

A Note From Bud- Sometimes the simplest issues are complicated. The First Central Green Team has been attempting to reduce the use … More

Writer’s Group: The “Write” of Spring

Cassie Williams
January 28 2017

Celebrate spring, actually each season, by writing about your observations about it. Such writing can be a fun game to record all … More

First Central Book Club Schedule

Cassie Williams
January 25 2017

  February 9, 7 pm, 51 Carter Lake Club, Carter Lake, IA (Julie McKillip’s home). Book: Willa Cather’s My Antonia. Sue Arkfeld … More

Scott’s Column: Tasty Texts

Rev. Dr. E. Scott Jones
April 11 2017

This year marks the 500th anniversary of the oft-recognized beginning of the Protestant Reformation, when Martin Luther stuck to the church door … More

Save the Date: Hope for Tomorrow – Responding to Suicide Workshop

Cassie Williams
June 6 2017

SAVE THE DATE of June 6, 2017 for this important Nebraska workshop! Hope for Tomorrow – Responding to Suicide E Free Church, … More