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).

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Wednesday, February 21st
12:15 pm Holy Communion.
Pastor Olaf Roynesdal preaching on “Faith Alone.”
Lunch served from 11:15 am to Noon
Service of Prayer - 7:00 pm.
Members from First Lutheran Church will present under the theme “Faith Alone.”
Supper will be served from 5:45-6:45 pm.
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Saturday, February 17th; Sunday, February 18th
Pastor Olaf Roynesdal, Preaching. The Choir will sing “Drink from the Well of Life” by Matthew Armstrong. Breakfast is served on Sunday morning.
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Ash Wednesday
Wednesday, February 14

Worship: 12:15 & & 7:00 PM
Lenten Meal: 6:00 PM

Our Ash Wednesday worship will be a time to receive the ashes of repentance and the word of God's forgiveness.
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