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).



Sunday, February 26 | 12 PM | Office Conference Room

All those anticipating a baptism in the next few months should plan to attend this session led by a pastor.



2017 Lenten Theme: We Are Church

Our Lenten theme centers around the Nicene Creed and utilizes resources from the Nebraska Synod, ELCA.

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Celebrate the Resurrection at Kountze

A variety of worship opportunities are celebrated throughout the week beginning with Palm Sunday and continuing through Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday, and Easter Sunday.

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Be sure to join us tomorrow at the Adult Forum at 10:10AM in Fellowship Hall as we update the congregation on the Kountze Commons project. Walls are rising on the second floor and the new light poles and tower spotlights have been installed. #IntheCityforGood ... See MoreSee Less

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Join us for worship today at 9am and 11am as we celebrate the Transfiguration of Our Lord. We'll also welcome new members at the 9am service. Hope to see you! ... See MoreSee Less

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Kountze Memorial Lutheran Church updated their cover photo. ... See MoreSee Less

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We give thanks to God for our 22 new members who will be received into our congregation next Sunday! ... See MoreSee Less

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Join us today for worship (9AM and 11AM) and our annual Congregational meeting at 10AM in the Fellowship Hall. We will review the past year of ministry and approve the budget for 2017. All are welcome! ... See MoreSee Less

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