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.

Halloween Bake Sale

Cassie Williams
October 22 2017

Fire up the oven again! Women’s Fellowship will hold a Halloween Bake Sale on Sunday, October 22nd after worship. Bring donations of baked goods to the Parlor before worship, and return after to buy some goodies.


Electing New Conference Minister

Rev. Dr. E. Scott Jones
October 11 2017

Last Saturday Nebraska elected its new Conference Minister–the Rev. Brigit Stevens. Watch a video from Brigit here. This is the next step … More

Scott’s Column: Friendship

Rev. Dr. E. Scott Jones
October 9 2017

The final day of General Synod in Baltimore this summer, I was walking down the stairs to the plenary hall and entered … More

A Note From Roddy on Hurricane Maria & Puerto Rico

Cassie Williams
October 4 2017

Hurricane Maria, one of the 10 most intense Atlantic basin hurricanes on record, ripped through Puerto Rico on Wednesday, making landfall as a … More

Green Team

Cassie Williams
September 28 2017

In a perfect world, we would not have Styrofoam cups. Our Green Team has been looking for ways to reduce the non-recyclable … More

Wilderness Stories

Rev. Dr. E. Scott Jones
September 27 2017

Wilderness–a large area of wild land, a wasteland, a place of danger and difficulty.  Actual or metaphorical.  Wilderness. Do you have a … More

Fall Events at First Central

Rev. Dr. E. Scott Jones
October 21 2017

Here are a number of special events coming this season. Pet Blessing Saturday, September 30, 11 a.m. Testament of Mary performed by Brigit … More

Reinvigorating the Heart of a Thriving Community

Cassie Williams
September 20 2017

YAY! IT’S FINALLY HERE!! The 2018 Stewardship Campaign! Okay, maybe the stewardship campaign is not your most favorite thing about Fall — … More

The Prairie Citizen

Rev. Dr. E. Scott Jones
September 28 2017

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

TAGG for First Central

Cassie Williams
August 17 2017

TAGG for First Central TAGG – Together A Greater Good – is a small, local enterprise based here in Omaha.  Conceptualized by two … More

Heroes & Songs

Rev. Dr. E. Scott Jones
June 22 2017

Need some encouragement?  Need some confidence?  Need to be empowered?  From some of the great stories of the Hebrew Bible we are … More

Katie’s Column: Heritage

Rev. Dr. E. Scott Jones
October 4 2017

There’s a picture of my dad and a bunch of his family lined up in the pasture for a blue rock turkey … More

Scott’s Column: Mt. Rushmore

Cassie Williams
September 28 2017

This summer our family vacationed in the Black Hills of South Dakota.  Grandma came along and so did the puppy, so it was … More