A City-wide Church with a World-wide Ministry
Kountze Memorial Lutheran Church is a vibrant, historic faith community of nearly 2,000 members that welcomes all and provides ministries for all ages and all walks of life. We are the birthplace of Lutheranism in Nebraska. We are a “City-wide Church with a World-wide Ministry” and have been worshipping, growing, and serving in the heart of Downtown Omaha for over 150 years!
While Kountze is among the largest ELCA churches in Nebraska, it maintains a family-like atmosphere. Our members come from all over the city and surrounding communities. Whether you are a member of long-standing, looking for a new church home, or visiting family and friends, Kountze provides a welcoming community to everyone.
Kountze Memorial Lutheran Church is a congregation in the Nebraska Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA).
CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PROGRAM
Sunday, December 11 at 9 AM and 11AM
Join us for worship on Sunday, December 11 as the children of Kountze Memorial celebrate the traditional telling of the Christmas Story with scripture readings and sacred music.
CANDLELIGHT CAROL SING
Saturday, December 17 | 5 PM | Prelude: 4:40 PM
Journey to the manger through beautiful scripture readings, sacred poetry, congregational singing and special musical offerings from the Kountze choirs, handbells, brass, woodwinds, strings, harp and more. Reception to follow. Free-will offering. Nursery care provided.
CHRISTMAS EVE WORSHIP
Saturday, December 24 | 4, 7, & 11 PM
4 p.m.: Festive Eucharist with carols, a special emphasis on children, and music from our choirs and brass, woodwind, string, and handbell ensembles.
7 p.m. and 11 p.m.: Festive Eucharist with carols and candle lighting and music from our choirs and brass, woodwind, string, and handbell ensembles.