Mission

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The Christian Church in Nebraska (Disciples of Christ) is a ministry of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada, with the General Church offices located in Indianapolis, Indiana.

In our quest to embody Christian unity, led and empowered by the Holy Spirit, we Believe God Calls us:

Our Vision

To be a faithful, growing church, that demonstrates true community, deep Christian Spirituality and a passion for justice. (Micah 6:8).

Our Mission

To be and to share the Good News of Jesus Christ, witnessing, loving and serving from our doorsteps “to the ends of the earth.” (Acts 1:8)

Our Imperative

To strengthen congregational life for this mission (Ephesians 4:11-13, 15-16)
To accomplish this, we shall:

Become the Good News:

Nurturing faith
Practicing and teaching the spiritual disciplines
Fostering Disciples identify
Renewing congregational life
Developing leaders
Share the Good News:
Emphasizing ministry with children, youth, young adults and families
Doing evangelism
Establishing new congregations
Creating ministries with older adults
Serve from “our doorsteps to the ends of the earth”:
Engaging in ministries of reconciliation, compassion, unity and justice.

Our Covenant

In accepting our Vision, Mission and Imperative, we affirm our need to: be an anti-racist/pro-Reconciliation church, strengthen relationships among all manifestation of the church, share mutually and more fully the stewardship of God’s gifts of our life in Christ, encourage our growing diversity within our church family and community, work with our many ecumenical and global partners to heal the brokenness of the body of Christ and the human community.