News & Events Highlights

Here you will find information on some of the exciting things going on at FCC. Visit this page often to review featured events, ongoing opportunities, and various updates from the congregation.


Cassie Williams
May 17 2019


May Day Pie Day
Perhaps A Rainy Sunday
So Get Off Your Rump
And Do Not Grump
Just Bake Or Buy
Your Favorite Pie
And Bring It To Church
As Your Potatoes Fry
 Pie Day, Sunday, June 2nd, after worship.
(Poem written in 2014 by Kent Kirwan, when Pie Day was in May.)

Scott’s Column: The End is Coming

Rev. Dr. E. Scott Jones
May 9 2019

Do you watch Game of Thrones? I came a little late to the party, about time for the third season, I think.  … More

Grace & Peace: Worship this Easter Season

Rev. Dr. E. Scott Jones
April 28 2019

What advice does God have for the church? Much of the New Testament is composed of letters written by faith leaders to … More

Scott’s TED Talk

Rev. Dr. E. Scott Jones
April 2 2019

In February Scott was an invited speaker to this year’s TEDxUNO where the theme was Resilience.  His talk, “Living Open” has now … More

Katie’s Musings: Leaning In

Katie Miller
February 28 2019

So, hi, I’m a minister, in the United Church of Christ, the denomination in which I grew up.   Very people saw … More

Reading Revelation

Cassie Williams
February 27 2019

On February 13, our Wednesday Night Bible Study will begin a discussion of the Book of Revelation, at church member request.  Senior … More

Wednesday Night Bible Study

Cassie Williams
September 20 2018

“The Judges material is supposed to be rough, uncouth, and in places very exciting and comical.” So writes Victor H. Matthews in his … More

Wednesday Night Bible Study–The Book of Judges with Scott Jones

Rev. Dr. E. Scott Jones
August 22 2018

“The Judges material is supposed to be rough, uncouth, and in places very exciting and comical.” So writes Victor H. Matthews in … More

MasterSingers 2018/2019 Season & Audition Information

Cassie Williams
August 16 2018

MasterSingers Omaha Announces 2018/2019 Season Omaha, NE – The Omaha MasterSingers are excited to announce their upcoming 2018/2019 season of performances. Join Omaha’s … More


Cassie Williams
July 19 2018

REFUGEE TEAM TWO As you know, for the last two years I have chaired a team on behalf of our church which … More

TAGG for First Central

Cassie Williams
August 17 2017

TAGG for First Central TAGG – Together A Greater Good – is a small, local enterprise based here in Omaha.  Conceptualized by two … More

May 19: Theodore Wheeler, “Kings of Broken Things”

Katie Miller
May 19 2019

On May 19th, FIRSTForum will host Theodore Wheeler, author of Kings of Broken Things. Theodore Wheeler is the author of the novels Kings of … More

Wild & Precious Life: July Worship

Rev. Dr. E. Scott Jones
April 18 2019

“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?”–Mary Oliver Earlier this year, America’s most … More

Scott’s Column: Holy Week

Rev. Dr. E. Scott Jones
April 4 2019

“How do you approach Holy Week?” I asked my friends, the Episcopal priest and the Lutheran pastor and theology professor.  And yes, … More

Scott’s Column: How Easy It Ought to Be

Rev. Dr. E. Scott Jones
March 18 2019

Sunday afternoon of St. Patrick’s Day our family was standing outside the American Muslim Institute on the Tri-Faith Commons listening to local … More

Habitat for Humanity Team- UPDATE from Lou

Cassie Williams
March 16 2019

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY TEAM Again this year I am forming a team to help build a Habitat house.  We will be part … More

Scott’s Column: Revelation

Rev. Dr. E. Scott Jones
March 6 2019

We’ve recently begun a study of the Book of Revelation in our Wednesday Night Bible Study.  As we were nearing the end … More