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2017 Berean Car Show

Saturday, May 13, 8:30AM - 4:00PM

It's the 11th Annual Berean Car Show!

• $20 Registration for participants (includes one complimentary lunch)
• Registration begins February 15. For more information, contact Gary at 402.489.8853
• Register by April 14 to ensure your spot and receive a FREE T-shirt! (Space is limited)

SCHEDULE:
8:30-11 a.m. - Open Registration
11 a.m.-1 p.m. - Participant Judging
3 p.m. - Trophy Presentations
4 p.m. - Show ends

Questions? Contact Kim at kklein@lincolnberean.org.

Register

2017 High School Road Trip

Various Dayss, June 05 - June 10,

We are excited to announce that this summer's high school event is a road trip! We will be visiting a handful of cities and making an impact in them by serving in the local communities!

Each day we will visit a new city where we will be serving in soup kitchens, homeless shelters, food banks or anywhere else that needs a helping hand to accomplish their goals. We will be sleeping in local churches, eating simply, and always be ready to impact the community we are currently in.

This week will be about students and volunteers who are willing to live a week unplugged from normal culture and focus on the needs of other people. As we travel, we will learn who Jesus simply is and will then put into practice what we have learned. This will be a week of service and relationships that you will not want to forget!

Before registering, please visit our website, www.lbcyouth.org, for further details, including requirements and student expectations for this trip.

Questions? Contact Alicia at afarnan@lincolnberean.org.

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Additional Recommended Resources for Those Who Have Experienced Sexual Abuse

Books:
The Wounded Heart: Hope for Adult Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse by Dan Allender
https://theallendercenter.org/store/products/the-wounded-heart/

Healing the Wounded Heart: The Heartache of Sexual Abuse and the Hope of Transformation by Dan Allender
https://theallendercenter.org/store/products/healing-wounded-heart/

Online Course:
Healing the Wounded Heart: http://courses.theallendercenter.org/

AdventureLand Clubs

Wednesdays, January 11 - April 12, 6:30PM - 8:00PM

Join us Wednesday evenings starting January 11th for AdventureLand Clubs! Designed for children in grades K-5th, clubs offer a variety of learning environments that will help your child apply God's Word to their life.

Cost: $25. Registration opens December 12.

No clubs March 15.

Questions? Contact Amy at afairchild@lincolnberean.org.

Interested in serving with AdventureLand Clubs? Sign up here.

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Agora Fellowship

New Sessions Begin Each Fall

Leadership for the Common Good

In ancient Greek, the agora was a gathering place in the middle of a city that served as the center for commerce, politics, education, the arts, religion and civic life. What happened in the agora shaped the society as a whole. Not much has changed. Today the ideas and practices that flow from the academies, churches/temples/synagogues, businesses, houses of government and studios profoundly change and shape the society in which we live.

Purpose
The Agora Fellowship equips young professionals to integrate their Christian commitment and vocation enabling them to impact their professions for God’s kingdom and to be agents of cultural renewal.

Description
The Fellowship is a nine-month intensive program designed to provide young professionals with a solid base of theological, ethical and cultural understanding. Through weekly readings and discussions, monthly gatherings, and one-on-one mentoring with a mature person in their profession, Fellows will develop as influential leaders in their professions who can serve effectively as ambassadors for God’s kingdom and contribute to the common good locally, regionally, nationally and even internationally.

Requirements include:
· Complete weekly readings
· Attend and participate in weekly discussions over the readings
· Attend monthly gatherings to meet with guest speakers or go on excursions in and around the city of Lincoln
· Complete 2-3 written assessments over the course of the nine months
- Book fee of approximately $140

Who should apply?
Men and women, 25-35 years of age, working in fields including higher education, law, medicine, the sciences, media, arts, government and business/finance. The applicant should (1) be currently employed full-time, (2) have at least a year of working experience in his or her profession, (3) possess clear and strong Christian commitment and character and (4) desire to use his or her position of leadership to influence the culture for God’s kingdom and the common good.

If you'd like to hear more about the Agora Fellowship, check out our promotional video.

An Evening with Comedian Michael Jr

Friday, March 24, 7:00PM

Michael Jr. is making the world smile again...
No matter where you experience his humor, on-stage, on-line, or one-on-one, you get the same Michael Jr. with humor that creates waves of laughter. Whether as an actor in the #1 Box Office Hit War Room or on The Tonight Show and Jimmy Kimmel Live or a guest church event, Michael Jr. shows up and delivers the funny!

Cost: $25 & $20 tickets.

Questions? Contact Lisa at lburke@lincolnberean.org.

Purchase Tickets

ASK BRAD

Where do you go when you have questions? Wikipedia? Google? Bing?
Instead of sifting through countless websites, why don't you just ASK BRAD?

Our Generous Living Pastor, Brad Brestel, answers questions relevant to your financial, legal, and spiritual life such as…

· Should I sell my home in order to get out of debt?
· What is the best book on stewardship?
· How much life insurance should I purchase?
· Do I need to update my will?
· I am reaching Medicare age, where can I find resources to help through that process?
· How does a person begin to love God first and best?

How do you ASK BRAD? You can contact him via email at askbrad@lincolnberean.org
Follow Ask Brad on Twitter @askbradatlbc

Broken Hearted Parents Support

Various Days, Ongoing

Is the behavior of your teen or adult children breaking your heart? There is hope. Contact the couple listed below to talk on the phone or arrange for an individual meeting. You’ll find a safe place to talk about your situation, share your feelings, and gain Christ-centered perspective from parents with similar experiences.

Contact Steve and Kathy at 402.421.6799 or brokenheartedlbc@gmail.com.

Budgeting Essentials

Saturday, April 22, 8:30AM - 12:00PM

In this class, we will establish personal goals, understand our spending habits, develop a spending plan and debt reduction plan, and learn how to control expenses.

Location: D-201. No cost.

Questions? Contact Lori at ladams@lincolnberean.org.

Register

Car Care Ministry

A community of men serving the disadvantaged in our church and culture through vehicle repairs, service and donations.

For more information contact Beth at bgriess@lincolnberean.org.

Care Center

During weekend services

If you are hurting or going through a difficult time and would like someone to simply listen and pray for you, please stop by the Care Center (Level 200) before, during or after each weekend service.

Celebrate Recovery Group

Fridays, Ongoing, 6:50PM-9:30PM

Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered 12 Step recovery program. We are a safe, loving place where people are helped to overcome addictions, childhood wounds (such as divorce or abandonment) and issues relating to being the child of an alcoholic, addict, or abuser, various traumas, codependency, depression, anger, etc...
Life is hard sometimes and everyone gets hurt, but Jesus offers healing and freedom.

We meet every Friday night at Lincoln Berean.
Large Group Meeting (6:50-8:00): Hear testimonies from recovering CR leaders, 12 Step lessons, special addiction recovery teachings, and live worship with the CR bands.
Men’s and Women’s Small Groups, Newcomer's Class (8:00-9:00)
Crosstalk Café (9:00-9:30): fellowship/snack time

Walk-ins and newcomers are always welcome! (no need to register)
No Childcare
Additional Women and Men's 12 Step Study Groups meet on Thursday evenings.
To register for a Steps group or ask questions contact: Terri at tkessner@lincolnberean.org

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Child Dedication

May 13 & 14, 2017

Child dedication is a special time for a parent(s) to affirm their intention to raise their child in an environment where the child’s faith will flourish. We dedicate our babies or children to God as a testimony of our dependence upon God and of our belief that our children ultimately belong to God. Child dedications are part of the weekend worship services.

Dedication Services Available:
- Saturday, 7 p.m. - Register.
- Sunday, 9 a.m. - Register
- Sunday, 10:45 a.m. - Register

Completion of a class from the Family Life Parenting Series is required to participate. Parenting Series includes:
Parenting Foundations
Parenting: Three to Tween
Parenting: Teens and Beyond

Questions? Contact Whitney

Clothing Exchange

Thursday, March 09, 12:30PM - 7:00PM

The 2nd Thursday of each month we set out all of our Clothing Exchange donations. Please come and shop in the gym (Enter at North Entry). All items are free and donations are accepted anytime at the drop-off shed in the west parking lot. We ask that all Clothing Exchange donations be clothing only. Remaining donations will be given to the Peoples City Mission.

Questions? Contact Lori

College Worship Hour

Sundays, beginning January 15, 2017, 11:00AM

Join with other college students from many church backgrounds and life experiences for modern worship, a chance to connect with others and a safe place to ask questions.

Location: We meet in Chez Hay reception hall just 2 blocks south of the UNL City Union, on the corner of 14th and P Streets above Noodles and Company in downtown Lincoln.

Contact Matt at mmeyer@lincolnberean.org

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Conquer Series

Sundays, March 26 - April 30, 10:45AM - 12:00PM; or Wednesdays, April 19 - May 24, 7:00PM-8:30PM

The Battle Rages... For Men, Women, Youth, Parents, and Anyone Seeking to Understand How the Fight is Won

Join us for a 6-week cinematic journey speaking to the root of bondage to sexual lust with proven principles and practical tools dealing with pornography and freedom from sexual sin. Unrivaled in its scope and authority, this series is not about behavior modification, but heart transformation, rooted in biblical strategies, scientific facts, and truth regarding God's weapons for His people to become conquerors.

Location:
- Sunday classes will meet in the LBC Youth Complex.
- Wednesday night classes will meet in D-203.

No registration necessary.

Questions? Contact Kurt at ksandquist@lincolnberean.org.

Consecrated Concert

Sunday, April 09, 6:30PM - 8:00PM

An evening of music and drama for the whole family! Refreshments served following the concert.

Located in the Chapel. No cost.

Questions? Contact Lisa

Coping with Chronic Pain

Thursdays (Jan. 12, Feb. 2, Feb. 16, weekly March 2 - May 4) at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Gain greater insight and receive encouragement through this faith-based support group for chronic pain sufferers and the people who support them.

Join anytime.

Location: Room D-105

Contact: Tom and Deb at 402-467-3421 or chronicpainlbc@gmail.com

Discovery Classes

Sunday mornings or Wednesday evenings

A four-week class, Discovery is designed to help you get acquainted with Lincoln Berean – who we are and what makes our culture unique. The informal, small-group format provides you with the opportunity to meet others who are new to Lincoln Berean.

◦ Wednesdays, February 15 - March 8 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm: REGISTER

◦ Sundays, March 19 - April 9 from 9:00 am to 10:15 pm: REGISTER

No cost. Location: D-201. Registration requested.

Questions? Contact Kathy Hamm at 402-483-6512 or khamm@lincolnberean.org

DivorceCare

Sundays, January 8 - April 9 or Wednesdays, January 11 - April 19

Depression. Loneliness. Anger. Financial survival.
Men and women learn to apply spiritual truth to their personal experiences of separation and divorce. Understand how real healing begins with a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
Resources available at divorcecare.org. Cost: $15 (no cost for prior participants with a book).

Classes Available:

- Sundays, 9:00-10:30 a.m., D-106 - REGISTER

- Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00 p.m., D-105 - REGISTER

Registration requested.

Questions? Contact Craig

DivorceCare for Kids (DC4K)

Wednesdays, January 11 - April 12, 6:30PM - 8:00PM

Are your children angry, hurt, and confused about your separation or divorce? DivorceCare for Kids (DC4K) is a safe, fun place where your children can learn skills that will help them process the divorce and move forward. Designed for children ages 5-12.

Location: C-108. Cost: $15 for book. Registration required.

Class will not meet on March 15.

Questions? Contact Amy at afairchild@lincolnberean.org.

Register

Encouragers Through Christ

Sundays, Ongoing, 10:45AM - 12:00PM

General Epistles study, open discussion. A look at Paul's direction for life in Christ.

Study of Romans begins February 14. Travel the "Roman Road" with us as we study Paul's timeless epistle about sin and salvation, hope and righteousness.

Room D-104.

No registration necessary. Everyone is welcome.

ESL

Mondays, 6:30PM-8:00PM

One-on-one and group classses for adult English language learners of all levels. Join anytime.

Location: C-110. Cost: $20.

Questions? Contact Carmen at 786-449-0886.

Find a LifeGroup

Various Days, Ongoing

Many groups are already enjoying community together.

Contact Barb Harms or for TwentySomethings Jason Knott.

Fitness Plus Exercise Class

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Ongoing

Cardio, Strength and Pilates Training: Monday - Friday, January 2 - April 28, 5:30-6:15 a.m., A-207. - REGISTER
Cost: $90 unlimited or $25 per month.

Strength Training: Tuesdays & Thursdays, January 3 - April 27, 5:30-6:30 p.m., A-207. - REGISTER
Cost: $75 unlimited or $20 per month.

Join anytime. Registration requested.

Questions? Contact Lisa

Fostering Hope

Sundays, 10:45AM

This monthly meeting (2nd Sunday) offers a place to connect and encourage those who are helping children and families in crisis.

No registration necessary.

Contact: helpingrestorehope@gmail.com

Fresh Hope

Tuesdays, Ongoing, 7:00PM - 8:30PM

A Christ-centered support group for those with mental health challenges and for those who love them. Provides a safe, non-threatening environment for men and women with depression, anxiety and other mood disorders. Discussion and education format. Join anytime.

Location: Room D-104.

Contact Allen at 402.440.4880 or Jamie at 402.440.4182 or freshhopelbc@gmail.com.

Get Creative

Fridays, 6:00 PM-9:00 PM and Saturdays, 9:00 AM-7:00 PM

Bring your own craft supplies – work on projects and meet new friends.

Location: Room C-110. Cost: No cost. Optional $7 lunch at Saturday workshops.

Dates:
- January 20 & 21
- March 24 & 25
- May 19 & 20


Questions? Contact Danica

Gleaners Lunch

Join women of the church monthly for lunch and a guest speaker.

April 12 - Lincoln Berean Church
May 10 - Stauffers
June 14 - South Char Grill
July 12 - Pizza Ranch
August 9 - Hacienda Real
September 13 - Cel's house
October 11 - Greenfields
November 8 - Lincoln Berean Church
December 13 - Ginger's house

If you have questions, contact Bob Rice at brice@lincolnberean.org or 402-483-6512.

Global Outreach Prayer Gathering

Sunday, April 23, 10:45AM - 12:00PM

The 3rd Sunday of each month, we gather to pray for our missionaries.

We will meet on the 4th Sunday of the month in April due to Easter.

Room D-202

Questions? Contact Ryan at rharmon@lincolnberean.org.

Grandparents@Prayer

First Sunday of Each Month, 10:45AM - 12:00PM

Prayer gathering for grandparents and empty nesters.

Join anytime. No Cost.
Questions? Contact Gene at 402-440-8055

GriefShare

Tuesdays, January 10 - April 11, 7:00PM - 9:00PM

The loss of a spouse, child, family member or friend can be a confusing time. You may feel isolated or have many questions about things you've never faced before. GriefShare helps you face these challenges while offering hope and healing along the way.

Location: B-101. Cost: $15 (no cost for prior participants with a book).

Questions? Contact Dave and Chris at 402.499.1059.
Registration requested. Join anytime.
Resources available at griefshare.org.

Register

Habitat for Humanity

Building begins April 2017

Lincoln Berean's Staying Alive Ministry is excited to partner with Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln to build a home for a family in need. Building begins in April 2017 and here are a few ways you can help out:

Support the build financially. We need to raise $90,000 to cover the cost of building materials and moving the home to its permanent lot. You can donate by going to
lincolnberean.onlinegiving.cc/donate/login or by placing a check in the offering with "Habitat" in the memo line.

Donate your time and talent. We need people to do construction work and paint the house. Building will take place on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Training will be provided, but all construction laborers must be at least 16 years of age.

Provide meals for the construction laborers. Join a team to make sack lunches for the construction laborers each build day.

To sign up, contact Beth at bgriess@lincolnberean.org or 402-483-6512.

Health Ministry Center

Sundays, Ongoing

The Health Ministry Center (Level 100), is stocked with brochures that promote healthy living. Every Sunday, between services, a nurse will be available to take your pulse and blood pressure reading.

The Health Ministry is confidential and there is no cost. For more information, contact Patty.

Contact Patty

High School Evangelism 101

Thursdays, March 23 - April 20, 7:00PM - 8:30PM

Evangelism. When you hear that word you may get excited, terrified, or apathetic, but what does evangelism really mean? What would your school and your community look like if you were a gifted evangelist? Wherever you land on the spectrum of emotions when it comes to evangelism we can all take steps to help share Jesus with the world. This 101 will take a look at evangelism and what Jesus has to say about it and practically present steps to help you grow in sharing Jesus.

Cost: $10. Location: The Marvin residence.

Register

High School Man 101

Tuesdays, March 28 - April 18, 6:30PM - 8:00PM

Discovering what it means to be a man in this culture can be confusing and difficult. Many young men struggle to get a clear picture of who God made them to be and how they can effectively live that out. Coming off of our high school series HE SAID/ SHE SAID we have decided to offer a more in-depth study for young men. This four week class will help young men identify what a man of integrity looks like, gain tools in the fight against porn and other identity destructive attacks and implement a practical battle plan for a positive, thriving relationship with Christ. This class is for guys who want to know how to get help for themselves as well as help their friends who are struggling with living in freedom.

No cost. Location: Youth Complex

Register

High School Ministry

Sunday, , 6:30PM - 8:00PM

High school gatherings start up again! Grab your friends and join us for a fun-filled time of large group fellowship, worship, teaching, games and small group discussion.

Location: Youth Complex

Alicia

High School Woman 101

Tuesdays, March 28 - April 18, 6:30PM - 8:00PM

Being a young woman for God has become increasingly difficult in recent years. God is calling Christian women today to a supreme spiritual makeover. He wants to rid them of the debris, confusion, emotional burnout, distractions and anything else that stands in His way. Coming off of our high school series HE SAID/SHE SAID we have decided to offer a more in-depth study for young women. This four-week class will help young women identify what a woman of integrity looks like, gain tools in the fight against porn and other identity destructive attacks, and implement a practical battle plan for a positive, thriving relationship with Christ. This class is for young women who want to know how to get help for themselves as well as help their friends who are struggling with living in freedom.

No cost. Location: D-203

Register

High School Worship 101

Thursdays, March 23 - April 20, 6:30PM - 8:00PM

What is worship? Why do we worship? How are we supposed to worship? For four weeks in March and April, we will be asking and exploring these questions and many more on a journey together toward the true meaning and heart of worship!

Cost $10. Location: Youth Complex

Register

Home Care

Various Days, Ongoing

Would you like to have a Registered Nurse (RN) visit you or a loved one at home? The RN would visit once a week to foster physical, emotional and spiritual well-being, while encouraging healthy and healing relationships with God, family, faith and community. This is free and confidential.

Contact Patty

Iglesia Berea Worship Service

Sundays, 10:30AM - 12:00PM

Join Iglesia Berea for worship, teaching and community every Sunday. This service is in Spanish. Children are invited to attend Sunday School classes, in English. There is nursery provided for infants and toddlers. You will be able to check in your children and translators are available to assist your family.

Iglesia Berea meets at Lincoln Berean, room D-300.
Enter the main building through the North Entry.
Iglesias Cristianas en Lincoln, NE.

Listen to Sermon

Instituto Teológico Berea

Fridays, 7:00PM-9:00PM

Misión
Dar formación a aquellos que son llamados al servicio del Señor, para que puedan enfrentar los desfíos contemporáneos y estar preparado para toda buena obra.

A fin de perfeccionar a los santos para la obra del ministerio, para la edificación del cuerpo de Cristo. – Efesios 4:12

Location: D-207.

Mission
To train those who are called to the Lord's service, that they be equipped to face/confront contemporary challenges to the Christian faith and be prepared for every good work.

For the equipping of saints for the work of service, to the building up of the body of Christ. – Ephesians 4:12

Questions? Contact Mario

Let the Wilderness Be Our Teacher Trip

June 22 - June 26

Journey. Challenge. Peace. Enter into a quest with other people in their twenties - the wilderness our classroom. Open yourself to the possibility of change. Go deeper with Jesus. The adventure awaits.

Join us for an epic outdoor adventure trip! Journey to the high mountains of Colorado, where you will stay at a remote retreat center surrounded by the Gunnison National Forest and the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness.

Day 1 - Travel to Colorado
Day 2 - Rock climb on natural rock
Day 3 - Whitewater rafting excursion
Day 4 - Hike to the top of a mountain peak and celebration
Day 5 - Travel back to Nebraska

Cost: $395, includes the cost of travel to and from Colorado (in vans), all programming and guiding fees and food while at the base camp. You will be responsible for the purchase of food to and from Colorado. The base camp will provide dinner on June 22 and breakfast on June 26.

Registration deadline is May 15.

Instructions for Registering
1. Select the link to download the "Required Forms and Packing List."
2. Select the "Register" button to sign-up and provide payment.
3. Return the completed required forms to Whitney either by e-mail (wbybee@lincolnberean.org), by mail (Lincoln Berean Church - Whitney Bybee - 6400 S. 70th St., Lincoln, NE 68516), or by dropping the forms off at Lincoln Berean Church with attention to Whitney Bybee.

Required Forms and Packing List

FAQ

For further questions, contact Whitney at wbybee@lincolnberean.org.

Register

Lincoln Berean School of the Arts

Classes Begin March 2

The Lincoln Berean School of the Arts exists to provide teaching and training as we assist people in identifying, developing and expressing their God-given abilities for God's glory.

Spring 2017 Classes Beginning soon!
–Beginning Guitar
–Kids Musical & Drama - The Power of the Cross
–Video Production


Cost: Classes $99.

For more information, details on classes, and registration, visit the Lincoln Berean School of the Arts website.

Making Sense of the Book of Hebrews

Sundays, January 08 - March 26, 10:45AM - 12:00PM

An in-depth study of the book of Hebrews.

Location: D-103. No cost.

Questions? Contact Kim at kklein@lincolnberean.org.

Register

Making Sense of the New Testament

Sundays, January 08 - March 26, 9:00AM - 10:15AM

In-depth study of the New Testament. The book How God Became King by N.T. Wright will be used during this class.

Location: D-102. Cost: $19.

Questions? Contact Kim at kklein@lincolnberean.org.

Register

Marriage Mentoring

Various Days, Ongoing

One-on-one meetings, no cost.

Contact Whitney

Men’s Basketball League

September to December and January to April, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Fall, Winter, and Spring Leagues

Cost: $50 per team. Location: A-210

For more information or questions contact Chris at 402-580-0419.

Men’s Golf Scramble

Saturday, May 06, 1:30PM - 6:00PM

Enjoy a fun time to connect and an opportunity to get to know others that may be sitting across the isle.

Four man scramble format.
1:30 p.m. check in (practice on own prior to 1:30 p.m.).
2:00 p.m. Shotgun start.
Teams will be assigned.

Location: Mahoney Golf Course. Cost: $55 per player, includes cart entry fee and a bucket of practice balls.

Open to the first 72 men to sign up.

Questions? Contact John at john.ankerson@gmail.com.

Sign Up

Men’s Monday Night Group

Mondays, Ongoing, 6:30PM - 8:00PM

An open group using the Men's 33 series material with video and discussion questions. Join anytime.

Location: D-201. Cost: $10 (No cost for participants who already have the book). Registration requested.

Questions? Contact Lewis or Jim at phall@lincolnberean.org.

Register

Men’s Pornography Addiction Recovery Groups

Confidential help and placement in a Pure Desire Recovery Group.


Questions? Contact Kurt

Men’s Saturday Study Group

Saturdays, Ongoing, 7:00AM - 8:30AM

An open group that includes study, occasional service projects and other activities.

Location: Room D-104

Contact Brent at 402-450-5025.

Men’s Staying Alive Monthly Breakfast Gathering

Saturday, March 11, 8:30AM - 10:30AM

This casual gathering on the 2nd Saturday each month will be a great opportunity to connect with other guys at Lincoln Berean. We'll share breakfast, then hear the story of one of us – and what God has been up to in the lives of different men here at LBC. This connecting time will also provide you with a great opportunity to invite a friend or co-worker to a non-threatening environment with other Christian men.

Location: Room D-103. Freewill donation. Registration requested.

No breakfast in May.

Questions? Contact Kurt at ksandquist@lincolnberean.org.

Register

Men’s Staying Alive Tuesday Night Group

Tuesdays, January 10 - May 23, 6:30PM - 8:00PM

This group will be an excellent opportunity to get to know other guys as we journey through the Men's 33 series – a focus on biblical manhood. Each week includes a short video, followed by interactive group discussion questions. This material is an excellent resource to help us understand ourselves at this season of life, but it also offers invaluable insight to know how we can help other men we care about – our sons and son-in-laws, other family members, friends and our co-workers.

For men ages 50-75. Cost: $10 (no cost for participants who already have a book). Location: Room D-103. Registration requested, join anytime.

Questions? Contact Kurt at ksandquist@lincolnberean.org.

Register

Men’s Wednesday Night Group

Wednesdays, January 11 - May 24, 6:30PM - 8:00PM

An open group using the Men's 33 series material with video and discussion questions. Join anytime.

Location: Room D-300. Cost: $10 (no cost for those who already have the book). Registration requested.

Questions? Contact Gary or Fred.

Register

Men’s Workman Process Bible Study

Thursdays, Ongoing 6:30AM

Thursday morning group using the Workman study method (from Foundations Class).

Location: Room D-201

Contact Roger at 402-489-5186

Middle School Camp Bus Sign-Up

January 29 - June 20

Current middle schoolers: Are you signed up to go to Maranatha Bible Camp this summer?
Sign up here for the bus ride to get you there!

Cost: $50/camper

(You must register & pay for the bus fee separately from camp registration/payment.)

Registration Deadline: 06/20/2016

Sign-Up

Middle School Worship Hour: Activate

Sundays, Ongoing, 9:00AM-10:15AM in the Youth Complex

Activate is a place for middle school students to learn how to read, study and grow in the Bible and learn how it applies to them today.

Contact Alicia

Middle School: Recharge

Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00 PM,

Every 2nd and 4th (and when applicable, 5th) Wednesday of the month, 6:30-8 p.m. at the Youth Complex and various host homes.

The focus of Recharge groups is building community. We believe the small group atmosphere will make the most impact as we reach students and help them grow in their understanding of a life with Christ.

Questions? Contact Alicia

Mosaic Class

Wednesdays, March 22 - April 26, 6:30PM - 8:00PM

Explore making mosaics in a variety of different ways using all types of materials. Class is designed for all levels of skill, including beginners. All you need to join us is a passion for taking individual pieces and making them into something beautiful.

Location: Room D-202

Questions? Contact Ann

Moving to Heal

Wednesdays and Fridays, February 1 – March 31, 8:45 AM - 9:45 AM

NEW!! Gentle movement for women who want to improve their physical, emotional and spiritual health. A fitness class adapted especially for those new to exercise or recovering from illness/injury and wanting to feel better.

Cost: $25 (a joint venture between Spiritual Care and Women's Ministries). Location: A-207. Registration requested.

Questions? Contact Marlys at mburgett@lincolnberean.org.

Register

Open Studio

Open Studio is a place for creatives and artists to work in community, share ideas, and receive feedback on their work in a safe, welcoming environment. Open Studio also offers projects to work on if you aren't sure what to create. Everyone is welcome!

Where Does Open Studio Meet?
We meet behind the auditorium. Park on the south side of the church and enter through the single door with green paper on it. The door is just east of the main SouthEast Entrance.

When Does Open Studio Meet?
The studio will be open on selected Thursdays throughout the month from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. unless otherwise stated. Please check Facebook for updates or join the email list by sending an email to Ann Williams at awilliams@lincolnberean.org. If you don't know if we will be meeting or not, please text Ann at 402-440-0965.

Upcoming Dates
March 2 & 16 – Project: paper flowers
April 13 & 27 – Project: TBA

Anyone under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

Parenting Foundations

Sundays, March 05 - April 30, 10:45AM - 12:00PM

Everything builds from here. This class is for parents who long to parent by grace. Together we will study themes that make up the foundation of Christ-centered parenting. No matter what age your kids are, you will find relevant information here.

Location: D-103.

Questions? Contact Whitney at wbybee@lincolnberean.org.

Register

Parenting: Teens and Beyond

Sundays, January 08 - February 26, 10:45AM - 12:00PM

You have nurtured, encouraged and invested your heart in your child(ren). Now let us help you develop a vision for the teen years. This season can be fun and exciting and yet learning to let go may be the hardest part of finishing well as a parent.

Class meets in Y-112, the west side of the Youth Complex.

Cost: $10/family

Register

Photography Forum

January 9, 2017 – April 24, 2017, 7:00 PM-9:00 PM

Glorify God through photography and create an environment where people can learn, grow, meet others and photography with a purpose.

Location: Youth Complex - Y112

Questions? Contact Jennie

Post–Abortion Transformation and Healing

Mondays from 7:00 PM-8:30 PM

HEAL group: March 17 - May 22, 2017. This biblically-based recovery group offers hope and healing to those afflicted with the guilt and shame of abortion. HEAL is free, completely confidential led by women who have found spiritual and emotional peace.

This is a joint ministry with the Pregnancy Center, which provides support materials. Both groups meet at the Pregnancy Center (111 Piazza Terrace).

Contact Michelle at postabortionlbc@gmail.com or 402-483-4247.

Prayer Team

Monthly missionary prayer guides are available. Contact the Global Team to receive the prayer guides.

Contact Global Team

Professional Counseling

Various Days, Ongoing

Individual, marital and family counseling services available.

Minimal cost.

Contact Whitney

Pure Desire: Eight Pillars of Freedom for Women

This biblically-based group is for women who have experienced brokenness in their lives due to problems with intimacy disorders including: love, sex and pornography addictions or continue to seek emotionally unavailable or inappropriate partners. The group process will provide you with support, guidance and accountability in a confidential environment.

Nine-month curriculum. Beginning in September.

Questions? Contact Kimberly at 402-730-2850 or lbcwomenpd@gmail.com.

Pure Desire: Seven Pillars of Freedom

Various Groups, Ongoing

This biblically-based group is for men who have experienced brokenness in their lives and relationships due to pornography use, adultery, emotional disconnection or sexual withholding. Together we’ll work through recovery exercises, apply God’s Word and hold one another accountable.

Multiple, ongoing groups are available. Contact Tedd Burgason 402.483.6512 or freedomlbc@gmail.com

Quilting

Mondays, January 09 - April 24,

Beginners and seasoned quilters will learn together. Bring a sewing machine. List of required materials available at first class.

- Mondays, 10:00 a.m., A-207 - REGISTER.

- Mondays, 6:30 p.m., A-207. - REGISTER.

Cost: $5, plus the cost of pattern/materials. Join anytime.

Questions? Contact Darice

Real Time Bible Studies

Thursdays, beginning January 12, 2017, 7:00PM

Room D-203

During the school year, college students gather together, get real about life and figure out how God is in the middle of it all. We study the Bible, get to know God, drink coffee, eat and share our stories. A free meal is served every other week.

Contact Matt at mmeyer@lincolnberean.org

College Website

Serving Opportunities

Various Days, Ongoing

To explore your interests and options for service at Lincoln Berean or in the community, check out all of our serving opportunities.

For in-house serving opportunities, contact Barb at bharms@lincolnberean.org or 402-430-7094.

For community serving opportunities, contact Beth at bgriess@lincolnberean.org or 402-984-5216.

Single Moms

If you are a single mom with school age and/or younger children and would like to join other moms in a small group setting, contact Paula Hall at Lincoln Berean Church at phall@lincolnberean.org or 402-483-6512.

Spiritual Care Ministry

Various Days, Ongoing

Are you hurting or going through a difficult time? Would you find it helpful for someone to listen and care for you? Spiritual Care provides a safe place and a person to talk to, one-on-one through life’s challenging issues. It’s confidential and completely free. Spiritual Caregivers are trained individuals who are passionate about coming alongside you, offering grace and hope in times of need.

For individuals 19 or older
No cost. Confidential.

Start the Process

Starting Over

Mondays, April 24 - May 22, 7:00PM - 8:30PM

This DVD led class is offered by Singles, however, all are welcome to attend. There's a price to pay for rushing into a situation. By the time we go back to undo that which is messed up that price can be steep. Let's avoid repeating past mistakes when we find ourselves starting over! A DVD series by Andy Stanly.

Join anytime. Location: D-202.

Cost: $5 (No cost for participants that already have the book). Registration Requested

Questions? Contact Craig See at csee@lincolnberean.org

Register

Starting Your Story Premarital Class

Sundays, June 18, 2017 - August 13, 2017 or Sundays, September 17, 2017 - November 12, 2017

Topics include family of origin, finances, spirituality, conflict resolution, communication and personality differences.
Class required for all couples wanting to get married at Lincoln Berean.

Attendance at seven of nine class sessions is suggested to have successful completion of the class.

Choose one of the following sessions:
Sundays, June 18, 2017 - August 13, 2017, 10:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m., D-201 REGISTER
Sundays, September 17, 2017 - November 12, 2017, 10:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m., D-201 REGISTER

Cost: $60/couple. Registration requested.

Questions? Contact Kyle

Study of Angels

Sundays, March 26 - May 14, 9:00AM - 10:15AM

This eight-week class is open to all who are interested.

Class discussion will include:
– The biblical basis regarding angels
– Origin/occupation of angels
– Hierarchy and personalities of angels
– Ministering angels, the relationship of angels and people on Earth
– Angels as God's messengers
– Fallen angels (origin and future)
– Angels in the New Heavens and New Earth

Location: D 104-105.

Questions? Contact Kathi

Sunday Morning Equip Her Bible Study

Sundays, January 15 - April 09, 9:00AM - 10:15AM

Restored! A Study in Nehemiah // Teachers: Marlys Burgett & Shereen Schwaninger
Has life left you heartbroken? Do you wonder if you'll ever experience wholeness? When Nehemiah found himself among the broken down walls of Jerusalem, he turned to God. His answer was a restoration project. Walk with us through the book of Nehemiah to learn what it means to trust God and others to restore and revive our lives.

Cost: $10 (workbook included). Homework: 30-60 min/week.

Registration requested. Location: D-203.

Questions? Contact Shereen at lbcequipher@gmail.com.

Register

The Art of Marriage

Sundays, February 26 - April 02, 10:45AM - 12:00PM

Getting to the Heart of God’s Design! God wants to make every marriage a masterpiece.

Every marriage is unique, expressed by the colorful personalities of each spouse and textured by the circumstances at play in their lives. Blending these to make marriage work is a divinely inspired art form- challenging to master but definitely worth the effort.

Join us for a 6-week study where couples can learn together and encourage one another to achieve God’s design for their marriages.

Cost: $35/couple

Questions? Contact Whitney at wbybee@lincolnberean.org

Register

The Creative Call Class

Thursdays, February 02 - April 06, 6:30PM - 8:30PM

Join others to discover or renew your call to develop the gifts God has given you in the arts. Spend time studying, creating, sharing, recognizing and using your creative gifts to walk closer with God. Be challenged and encouraged in your skills and in the act of worship: co-creating with God. The wonderful journey begins with the first step - come explore together.

Location: Room D-104. Cost: $20 for The Creative Call book.

*Not meeting March 16.

Register

The Journey-Singles

Sundays, Ongoing, 9:00AM - 10:15AM

Changes That Heal - BEGINS JANUARY 8
Dr. Henry Cloud combines his expertise, well-developed faith, and a keen understanding of human nature in a four-step program; Bonding to others, Separating from others, Sorting out good and bad in ourselves and others and Becoming an adult.

Location: Room E-202.

Cost: $10.00 (No charge if the participant already has the book).
Join anytime. Registration requested.

No Class on December 18, December 25 and January 1.

For more info and to stay informed, join Lincoln Berean The Journey group at https://www.facebook.com/LBCTheJourney or contact Andi at andib@chne.org

Register

The Me I Want To Be

Mondays, March 20 - April 17, 7:00PM - 8:30PM

This DVD led class is offered by Singles; however, all are welcome to attend. Pastor and bestselling author, John Ortberg, teaches what it means to be God’s best version of you through a powerful visual experience and story of a vintage motorcycle restoration. You’ll find that God has a plan to use and restore every part of your life, and he’s been working on it all along.

Registration Requested. Cost: $5.

Join anytime. Location D-102.

Questions? Contact Craig at csee@lincolnberean.org

Register

Tuesday Morning Childcare

Tuesdays, January 17 - April 18, 9:00AM - 11:30AM

If the class for your child's age is not listed on the registration form, the class is FULL. Please contact Teri to be placed on a waiting list.

While you learn God's Word each Tuesday morning, your children are taught and cared for by paid workers committed to excellence. Infants - Kindergarten age children enjoy creative lessons and activities throughout the morning.

*All children over four months of age are required to be registered. Children older than four months should not attend classes with mother.
*For your child's safety, we maintain specific teacher/child ratios in each class. Children's classes will close as they fill; early registration is highly recommended.

Cost: $45 per child, per semester (does not exceed $90 per family). Please use promo code family for each registration over two children.
*A child is not registered until the fee is paid. Scholarships are available upon request.

Registration required. Registration opens December 7. Children will be registered for a classroom based on their age.

Questions? Contact Teri at teffle@lincolnberean.org

Register

Tuesday Morning Equip Her Bible Study

Tuesdays, January 17 - April 18, 9:00AM - 11:30AM

Due to weather conditions, Equip Her Bible Studies are cancelled for the morning of Tuesday, January 17.

Choose from one of these three electives:

MUMs // Facilitator: Laurie Harms
We are moms uplifting moms! We offer a place to gather with other mothers of preschoolers to learn to seek God's best for yourself and your family. You'll be led through study in God's Word, group discussion and prayer time.

Cost: $10 (workbook included). Homework: 20 min/day. Location: D-203.
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Selah // Teachers: Stacey Kuszak & Renee Meyer
NEW!! Designed for moms with kids in elementary - high school years; this community will explore the question: how might we love, lead and influence our families? Bible study will focus on making the Lord's Prayer a pattern for living. You and God. Mom-to-Mom. Pause to pursue with purpose!

Cost: $10 (workbook included). Homework: 20-30 min/day. Location: D-300.

Restored! - A Study in Nehemiah // Teachers: Marlys Burgett & Shereen Schwaninger
Has life left you heartbroken? Do you wonder if you'll ever experience wholeness? When Nehemiah found himself among the broken down walls of Jerusalem, he turned to God. His answer was a restoration project. Walk with us through the book of Nehemiah to learn what it means to trust God and others to restore and revive our lives.

Cost: $10 (workbook included). Homework: 30-60 min/week. Location: D-103.

Registration requested. Registration opens December 7.

Childcare is available and registration is required. - Tuesday Morning Childcare.


Questions? Contact Shereen at lbcequipher@gmail.com.

Register

Understanding Wills & Trusts: From a Biblical Perspective

Sundays, April 02 - April 09, 10:45AM - 12:00PM

In this class we will contrast the cultural and biblical perspectives of wealth transfer. Review relevant biblical principles regarding wills and trusts, integrate biblical philosophy into your wealth transfer plans, and learn a 5-step process of wealth transfer.

Location: D-105. No cost.

Questions? Contact Lori at ladams@lincolnberean.org.

Register

Vacation Bible School & VBX

Monday - Friday, July 10-14, 9:00AM - 12:00PM

VBS is for kids age K-6th grade. (6th graders select VBX at registration).

Registration begins June 1st. Early registration is encouraged.

Cost: $10 per child with a family limit of $30.

Parents are invited to watch their kids in action and join us for our Closing Worship Rally, July 14, 11:30 a.m.-noon.

VBS Celebration - Saturday, July 15, 10 a.m.-noon at Star City Shores. Invite family and guests (no charge)!

If you have questions or would like to help out, contact Desiree at dferiasmith@lincolnberean.org or 402-483-6512.

Wednesday Night Childcare

Wednesdays, January 11 - April 12, 6:30PM - 8:00PM

Wednesday Night Childcare is for children ages newborn to 5-years-old whose parents are serving in ministry IN THE BUILDING or who are taking one of Berean's Wednesday night classes.
No childcare March 15.

*A child is not registered until the fee is paid. Scholarships are available upon request.
*For your child's safety, we maintain specific teacher/child ratios in each class.
*Children's classes will close as they fill; early registration recommended.

Cost: $45 per child, per semester (does not exceed $90 per family).
Children will be registered for a classroom based on their age.

Registration opens December 12.

Questions? Contact Teri at teffle@lincolnberean.org.

Register

Wednesday Night Equip Her Bible Study

Wednesdays, January 18 - April 12, 6:30PM - 8:00PM

Epic of Eden // Facilitator: Denise Davis
How many times have you resolved to really understand the Old Testament? Does your Bible knowledge feel like a jumble of people, action scenes and commands? This video study featuring Sandra Richter, Ph.D. puts the history of God's redeeming grace in perspective. Join us each week and learn how Old Testament understanding leads to fresh depths of New Testament faith for your everyday life.

Cost:$18 if registered by January 8th, $25 after that date (video guide included). Homework: 5 lessons/week, 30+min/lesson.

*Childcare and AdventureLand Kids' Clubs available.

Registration requested. Location: D-104

Questions? Contact Shereen at lbcequipher@gmail.com.

Register

Women Healing from a Spouse’s Sexual Betrayal

Various Evenings

Experience healing from the pain caused by your spouse's hurtful behaviors, such as pornography use, affairs, or withholding intimacy from you. Learn how to manage the crisis, the nature of addiction, trauma, codependency, healthy boundaries, grief and anger.

Nine-month curriculum.
Contact womenhealinglbc@gmail.com or call/text Amanda at 402-417-2210.

Young at Heart

Sundays, Ongoing, 9:00AM - 10:15AM

The study of the prophet Isaiah and its practical application.
(Beginning January 3 we will be studying James.)

No registration necessary. Everyone is welcome.

10:45 a.m. Sunday School

Sundays, Ongoing, 10:45AM - 12:00PM

We provide a safe, loving environment for children in nursery, preschool, elementary and special education ministries. Children are taught God's Word through creative hands-on Bible stories, singing and activities.

No registration required, please join us anytime.
Check-in your children at the North Entry.

9:00 a.m. Sunday School

Sundays, Ongoing, 9:00AM - 10:15AM

We provide a safe, loving environment for children in nursery, preschool, elementary and special education ministries. Children are taught God's Word through creative hands-on Bible stories, singing and activities.

No registration required, please join us anytime.
Check-in your children at the North Entry.