Proclaiming the love of Christ in the heart of Hastings since 1873

Thank you for visiting our website!

Here you will find information concerning our church and its ministries. We hope you find your time spent here a blessing. Our church is a warm and loving church, and we want you to feel comfortable and at liberty to call on us for anything you need. Feel free to browse through the various areas of our website and learn about our fellowship. If you are considering a new place of worship or a relocation to our area, we would love to have you be our guest. When you visit our church, you will find:

  • A caring congregation that will gladly welcome you
  • Preaching/teaching that is centered on the Word of God
  • Ministries to meet the spiritual needs of every age

Our Mission

To glorify God as we share the hope, joy, and promise we are given through Jesus Christ. We believe that God is calling first Presbyterian Church to be a growing spiritual community in Central Nebraska by:

  • Proclaiming the gospel of Jesus Christ in worship, prayer, education, fellowship, and service; honoring the Presbyterian tradition while seeking new and creative ways to spread the good news

  • Inspiring and renewing people of faith for their individual service and leadership in the church and community

  • Teaching biblical truths that equip people of all ages and diverse circumstances for life in the world

  • Nurturing the spiritual friendships and fellowships that bind people and generations together

  • Reaching out to our community, nation, and world as a continuation of Jesus Christ’s ministry on earth.

Church Calendar


April Services – Come Worship with Us!

April 2, 10:30 a.m. with Communion Offering to United Harvest Food Pantry,               7:00 p.m. Taize Prayer in Parlor; April 9 (Palm Sunday), 8:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.; April 13 (Maundy Thursday), 7:00 p.m. with Communion; April 14 (Good Friday), 12:00 p.m. and...

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Presbyterian Women Meet April 5, 2017

Presbyterian Women (PW) Meet April 5, 2017                 11:00 a.m. PW Coordinating Team Meeting in church library                 11:45 a.m. PW luncheon in Fellowship Hall                 12:30 p.m. Program given by Jeff McCoy “Recycling in Hastings” RSVP by April...

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Second Annual Long-Sleeve Shirt Drive

Bring your donations of new or gently used long-sleeved shirts to the basket in the Memorial Room.   Mission Committee thanks you for your help in protecting farm-workers against pesticides and heat...

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Sign Up for the Easter Prayer Vigil

Once again, members and friends of FPC will be offering a continuous stream of prayer from 8 p.m. on Good Friday until 8 a.m. on Easter Sunday. Sign up in the Memorial Room for one (or more!) one-hour slots. All are welcome to submit prayer requests to be held in...

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Red Cross Blood Drive – Mon., April 10

Our next blood drive is Monday, April 10th, from 12 noon to 6 p.m. If you would like to donate or volunteer, contact Erica Brooks at 402-469-9285 [email protected] You can also make an appointment to donate at...

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March Communion: Miriam’s Hope

Miriam’s Hope will provide housing, mentoring, counseling and instruction in God's Word as well as employment and life skills training, ranging from nutritional, parenting and financial classes to addiction counseling, career planning and tutoring for children.  Each...

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Join Us for Wednesday Evening Bible Study!

Beginning February 8, Joe Black will lead participants in a study entitled "Grace and Gratitude," an exploration of the freeing power of God's grace and the importance and power of saying "thank you."  This study will be held in the Kessler Room, 5:15-6:45 p.m. every...

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Contemplative Prayer Retreat, March 10-12

Learn to rest in and connect with God through silence. This retreat is not led by nor exclusively open to Presbyterians.  It is an inter-denominational retreat led by Fr. Thomas Leitner, administrator of the St. Benedict Center.  FPC has a few spots reserved; contact...

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