The Christian Church in Nebraska is one of 33 geographic areas of the logoChristian Church (Disciples of Christ). The primary focus of a Regional Church is to look after the congregations in its geographic area. Our congregations come together as a Regional Church to fulfill the mission of Christ by taking the lead in developing new forms of ministry in mission, witness and service. Regions also are nurturing agents that provide support, guidance and pastoral care to ministers and congregations. Additionally, Regions provide for standing and credentialing of ministers, and support for relocation of pastors, and filling vacant ministerial positions.

The mission of the Christian Church in Nebraska is to “involve individuals and congregations in God’s mission in the world.”

The Regional Church in Nebraska strives to live out its calling and mission by:

Supporting Congregations

  • Facilitating visioning and planning
  • Offering pastoral care, support and coaching
  • Assist with conflict resolution

Empowering Leaders

  • Providing events and workshops to train congregational leaders
  • Resourcing congregations in stewardship, evangelism and Christian Education
  • Helping congregations network with one another

Strengthening Ministry

  • Walking with congregations through the process of calling a new minister
  • Preparing, Ordaining, Commissioning, Licensing and maintaining the standing of ministers
  • Encouraging and/or providing financial support for pastors to attend support groups, retreats and educational events

Growing Faithful Disciples

  • Offering camps and conference for children, youth and young adults
  • Supporting youth ministries
  • Supporting ministries for women and men
  • Supporting developing Ethnic ministries

Reaching Out to Others

  • Establishing new churches
  • Working to eradicate racism
  • Sharing in God’s mission through projects and work trips

Public Witness

  • Peace and Justice Ministries
  • Ecumenical dialogue and collaboration