MISSION OF THE MONTH


MISSIONS AT CHRIST LINCOLN

We strive to be Christ to Lincoln, to our state, our nation, and the world. We have partnered with ministries here in Lincoln, Nebraska and across the globe. We will be highlighting a ministry each month as we work to partner with them and help continue their work growing God's kingdom. 

"Declare his glory among the nations, His marvelous deeds among all peoples." - 1 Chronicles 16:24


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THIS MONTH

LINCOLN FOOD BANK

Impacts NE    Based in Lincoln

Food is hope. Food is confidence. Food is health and well-being. Food is peace of mind. From infants to seniors, from individuals to families, no man, woman or child in our community should ever have to worry about where their next meal is coming from. Since their founding in 1982, the Lincoln Food Bank has strived to end hunger in Southeast Nebraska, nourishing our communities.


JANUARY

Lutheran Family Services

Our Caregiving Ministries are here to attend to your Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska expresses God’s love for all people by providing quality human care services that build and strengthen individual, family and community life. What began as orphanages in Fremont and Omaha has become a statewide outpouring of God´s love through dozens of programs, including mental and behavioral health, hundreds of staff members and thousands of volunteers.

FEBRUARY

Lincoln Food Bank

Food is hope. Food is confidence. Food is health and well-being. Food is peace of mind. From infants to seniors, from individuals to families, no man, woman or child in our community should ever have to worry about where their next meal is coming from. Since their founding in 1982, the Lincoln Food Bank has strived to end hunger in Southeast Nebraska, nourishing our communities.

MARCH

Joanna Comfort Dog

Launched in August 2008, the Lutheran Church Charities K-9 Comfort Dog Ministry is a national human-care ministry embracing the unique, calming nature and skills of purebred Golden Retrievers. The LCC K-9 Comfort Dogs are a bridge for compassionate ministry, opening doors for conversation about faith and creating opportunities to share the mercy, compassion, presence and proclamation of Jesus.

APRIL

Bridges To Hope

Bridges to Hope’s mission is to act as a bridge to serve and encourage men and women transitioning back into the community after incarceration, as they become successful contributors to society. Reentrants receive an average of 30 items, including clothing, hygiene products, work boots, furniture, beds, and more, all in an effort to prevent them from falling back.

MAY

Grace Point Counseling

GracePoint Institute for Relational Health was established to function as an extension of the healing ministry of Jesus Christ. They seek to intentionally and comprehensively apply the grace of God to the points of human emotional, spiritual, mental, and relational need. They seek to provide all those who are suffering from any mental illness or difficulty a safe place to work through those struggles.

JUNE

Hope Center Uganda

Over 5% of Uganda 's population is made up of orphaned children. Hope Center Uganda’s mission is rescuing abused, abandoned, and orphaned children of Uganda and restoring their future with a Christ-centered home. They believe children don’t just need a hand out, but a hand up. They seek to do this through providing the highest standard of love, care and Christian education.

JULY

Lincoln Crisis Pregnancy Center

The Lincoln Crisis Pregnancy Center seeks to provide pregnancy testing, counseling, referrals, some maternity and infant clothing, some formula and baby food, car seats, and referrals for housing needs. Their mission and goal is to provide for a women's needs so she does not have to choose abortion. They seek to support women and encourage them to walk with God through this new chapter of their lives.

AUGUST

Trinity Hope

Trinity HOPE is a ministry that feeds thousands of hungry children, teachers and cooks each day in Christian schools spread throughout Haiti. Children receive a nutritious bowl of food everyday. Every school Trinity HOPE feeds is a Christian school, actively teaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ on a regular basis. Many schools are tied to the local Christian church.

SEPTEMBER

Families Together

Imagine being a single parent who is hospitalized with little children at home and absolutely no support. What happens to those children? Usually the Foster Care system intervenes. Sadly, scenarios like this are a common occurrence in our city. Under the direction of Christian Heritage, Families Together seeks to provide safe housing for children for short periods of time while the distressed parent gets the help they need. 

OCTOBER

City Impact

City Impact is a faith-based, youth development non-profit in Lincoln, Nebraska. They mentor, teach, and empower under-resourced kids, growing them into leaders who break the cycle of poverty. They live and serve where our community needs it most. Our space is full of energetic kids with hopes and dreams. We work with them to remove emotional, physical, and spiritual barriers, allowing them to flourish.

NOVEMBER

Christ Lincoln Mission Trips

Each year, Christ Lincoln High School and Middle School Ministries send students to serve communities around the country and around the world in the name of Jesus. In 2024, High School students will travel to Tijuana, Mexico, to build two houses in partnership with Amor Ministries. Middle School Ministries will serve in Kansas City alongside NextStep Ministries to help revitalize neighborhoods. Your gift to Christ Lincoln makes this possible.

DECEMBER

Christ Lincoln Caregiving

During December we will celebrate the work of Joanna Comfort Dog, GracePoint Counseling and twelve caregiving teams that bring tangible good in the name of Jesus. Maybe you are passionate about one of these or something entirely new. We are an entire congregation of caregivers.  How has God equipped you to show up in the name of Jesus to bring tangible good? 


QUESTIONS

If you have any questions, please reach out to Bill Steinbauer. We will respond as quickly as possible!