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Welcome

Hanscom Park United Methodist Church strives to be a place where everyone is welcome and everyone knows it. This welcome affirms all people to come and join God’s community as they are. You are welcome in this congregation regardless of Race, Nationality, Age, Gender, Gender Identity, Marital Status, Sexual Orientation, Physical Ability, Mental Ability, Economic Class, or Educational Experience. We are proud to be part of a network of Omaha inclusive Methodist churches.

Worship & Sunday School

10:00am   Sunday School (during worship)
10:00am   Worship

Our Location

4444 Frances Street
Omaha, NE 68105
(1 block South of 45th & Center St. in Omaha, behind Wells Fargo Bank)
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Notice

The Hanscom Park Church Council has made the following decision in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. Our decision is grounded in our Christian commitment to care for all people, especially the most vulnerable people in our community. All church-related in-person gatherings and meetings are suspended until April 5. In other words, we will not be meeting in person for worship or any other church-related gathering until April 5. The suspension could last longer; however, we are hopeful that a robust and committed effort of social distancing now will make future gatherings possible. However, we will be streaming Worship live on Facebook on Sunday, March 22 and 29 at 10 AM.

 

We will “Go Live” on Facebook Sunday at 10 AM March 22 and 29 instead of meeting in person.
Here is how to receive Facebook notifications when Pastor Chris goes Live:
  1. Log onto Facebook.
  2. Go to the Hanscom Park United Methodist Church Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/hanscomparkchurch/
  3. Click “Like” near the top of the page.
  4. Next to the “Like” button, make sure it says “Following.”
  5. Click the arrow next to the “Following” button. From there, click “Edit Notifications Settings” (or the little pencil next to Notifications Settings on a computer). Select “All Live Posts.” Then you should get a notification whenever Hanscom Park is streaming a live video (including Sunday’s worship).
  6. Don’t forget to log into Facebook on Sunday morning at 10 AM! (If you forget, don’t worry! You can watch the video later.)

What’s Happening at Hanscom

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Flawed but Faithful Sermon Series
Sundays through Easter
10:00 AM
You don’t have to be perfect to journey through Lent with us at Hanscom Park church. This Lent, we are diving deep into the story of Simon Peter, one of Jesus’ closest friends and the disciple he chose to be the foundation of the church. Yet Peter was never perfect. He had doubts. He misunderstood who Jesus was and what Jesus was calling him to do. He even lost his nerve and denied Jesus – three times! But through it all, Jesus was compassionate and understanding. Jesus saw that there was more to Peter than his mistakes, and Jesus chose him to share his message of love and transformation with the world. Not perfect? Maybe God is calling you, too.

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Palm Sunday / Children’s Program

Sunday, April 5

10 AM

Our 10 AM Worship Service on Palm Sunday will include a special offering of drama and music from our children, as well as all the excitement of waving palms…and maybe even a donkey will show up! A community Pancake Breakfast will follow worship.

Holy Week Service

Friday, April 10

7 PM

We move from the excitement of Palm Sunday toward a more contemplative Holy Week service on Friday, April 19th at 7 PM. At that service, we will imagine ourselves in the shoes of the disciples as they ate their last meal with Jesus, and as they endeavored to be faithful – and failed. Then comes Good Friday, the day when Jesus was killed by the empire. To his disciples, it looked like all was lost. The Empire had killed their leader. Evil and death seemed to have the last word.

Easter Sunday Worship

Sunday, April 12

8 AM & 10 AM

But God! God had other plans. Not even death could hold the one who was Love Incarnate. So journey to the tomb with Mary Magdalene and the other disciples on Easter Sunday (April 12th) with the expectation that God continues to do something new! Worship that day at either 8 AM or 10 AM. Celebrate the victory of hope over despair, love over hate, and life over death. We look forward to celebrating with you.

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Community Easter Egg Hunt 

Sunday, April 12

9:15 AM

Hanscom Park United Methodist Church is hosting a Community Easter Egg Hunt between Easter Services. The hunt will begin on Easter Sunday (April 12th) at 9:15 AM and will be held on the playground and surrounding green space on the south side of the church. There will be eggs & candy for the kids, and coffee & doughnuts for the adults. So plan to join the fun outside, and don’t forget to invite your friends to hunt eggs and celebrate on Easter morning.

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