​District News and Ministry Stories

Stories about ministry in the Nebraska District and beyond, along with resources in support of discipling the saved and proclaiming Christ to a lost and changing world.

District Reporter Newsletter

The Nebraska District Reporter  shares information about events taking place, workshops and conferences being offered, and ministry items that affect and include members of the District.

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Weekly Update Email Newsletter

The Weekly Update is an email-only publication of the Nebraska District LCMS, providing resources in support of discipling the saved and proclaiming Christ to a lost and changing world.

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We are privileged to share obituaries of ordained ministers and commissioned teachers in the Nebraska District. Our office relies on families, congregations, and schools to provide obituary information.

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Church Worker, Congregation, and School Anniversaries

It is both a custom and a privilege for the Nebraska District to recognize the anniversaries of our professional church workers—active and retired Ministers of Religion–Ordained and Ministers of Religion–Commissioned, and of our congregations and schools.

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February 2022 Devotional

Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope...

Siouxland Hispanic Ministry Update

Water Is Thicker Than Blood   An update from Rev. Paul Flo: Last month, we had the joy of coming together with our brothers and sisters from Storm Lake and Denison, Iowa, for a joint Thanksgiving service (see the picture below and on the second page). Pastor...

October is pastor appreciation month

This article is from Rev. David A. Muench, Director of Ministerial Care at Concordia Plan Services.  October has always seemed to me to have something of a “quieter” character. It’s not the month of Thanksgiving or Christmas, although thoughts of preparation for them...

Generosity in Your Own Words

How did you learn about being generous? Was it your parents who taught you or did you learn it by experience? Did you know that generosity is a gift from the Holy Spirit? The Apostle Paul references it in his epistle to the Romans, chapter 12. He dictates these words...