Local Interest

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Warriors Family Call to Action Advances

A few months ago, we told you about LB 670. This bill titled the “Opportunity Scholarships Act” would create a 100% state income tax credit for donations to scholarship granting organizations. The state would provide $10 million in total income tax credits, with the amount of the tax credits available increasing every year if 95% of the income tax credit cap is reached. Please see the attached press release as the bill advances from committee.

Christ Schools - Help Wanted

Christ Lincoln Schools Food Service Assistant Needed

Christ Lincoln Schools seeks Full-time Food Service Assistant for food prep, baking, dishwashing and general kitchen duties. Hours generally 7:30 AM-2:30 PM Monday–Friday, year round. Excellent Benefits.  Contact Child Care Director, Annette Kracke at 402-483-7774 ext 112 or akracke@christlincoln.org.

Elisha Meyer gets 2nd Place - Right to Life Speech

Congratulations to this year's winners of the 2019 Pro-Life Speech Contest put on by the Lincoln Right to Life. This years topic was Doe v. Bolton: The Gateway to Infanticide. The winner were:
Clare Oldenburg - First Place - $400
Elisha Meyer - Second Place - $300
Olivia Nelson - Third Place - $200
Megan Neal - Fourth Place - $100

The winners will also receive a stipend to attend the annual March for Life Event in Washington DC. 

Beast Feast

Trinity Lutheran Church would like to invite "All Men who Love to Eat!" to attend "The Beast Feast" on February 17 at 5 pm at Trinity Lutheran Church (12th & H St). Dinner of Ribs and all the sides plus Apple or Cherry Pie will be served as well. The special guest speaker will be Preston Stuhr, Student Manager for the UNL Football Team. Tickets are $6/Adults and $4/children 12 and under. Tickets are available for purchase at the Trinity Church Office. 

Trinity Church Job Opening

Trinity Lutheran Church is seeking a permanent part-time Finance Assistant.  This position works closely with Trinity’s Church treasurer and supports financial activity for the Church, Elementary School and Early Childhood Education (ECE) Program. Inquiries and resumes may be submitted to the Church office:  724 South 12th Street, Lincoln, NE 68508; phone: 402-474-0606; or electronically to:  staege2@unl.edu. Click "view" for more.

2019 Winter Clothing Drive

Thanks once again to our amazing Lincoln Lutheran families.  This was our biggest event to date with the most "shoppers" ever as well, the majority of whom came from the People's City Mission connection.  We were thrilled to see happy families taking multiple leaf-bag size bags home with them.  They were extremely grateful for the beautiful items.  Thanks for your generosity!  Our remaining items will be dropped off at the Community Action Program downtown this week.  Beth Donahue thanks us for blessing them with these gifts. Thanks to Mr.

"Stories of Survival"

Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska is hosting "Stories of Survival: Three Generations of Surviving Genocide". This FREE public event will be at UNL's Kimball Recital Hall (1113 R Street) on Thursday, October 11th from 7:30-8:30pm. Please RSVP at https://www.lfsneb.org/events/stories-of-survival/ or contact Lacey Studnicka at 402-699-1972 or LStudnicka@LFSneb.org

Faith Lutheran Arts & Crafts Fair

Shop at Faith Lutheran Church & School Fall Arts & Crafts Fair, 8701 Adams St. on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 9 am to 3 pm.  Crafters from Lincoln and surrounding areas will have handmade decorating and gift items.  Stop at our concession stand for lunch & the bake sale for goodies to take home.  Admission is free - bring a friend.

Optimist Punt, Pass & Kick

The Optimist Club is sponsoring the 2018 Punt, Pass & Kick contest again this year. The competitions are open to boys and girls ages 6-15 (note it goes by age, not grade). There are several competition dates and locations. Each competitor may participate in only one of the competitions. The competitions will take place Sunday, Sept. 9-Thursday, Sept. 13. Registration will take place at the competition sites. Please see the attached poster for specific details. 

Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace

Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University will be offered at Messiah Lutheran Church starting September 9th.  The 9-week course will be on Sundays from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.  For more information contact David Borcherding at borcherding96@yahoo.com or 402-570-8467.  You may register with David or through the following link: http://www.fpu.com/1071242