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

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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


Adult Forum October 22: “Reflections on Giving”

How do individuals navigate questions about financial giving: How much should I give? To whom? Why? This Forum will present personal stories as well as statistics and scriptures related to this important aspect of lived faith. Brian Johnson and Mike Karloff, panelists...

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“Intro to Yoga” Series Continues on Wednesday Nights

Experience a variety of styles and teachers through this 6-session series of free, 45-minute yoga classes, held at 5:05 p.m. on Wednesdays nights in the Annex. Community welcome! Bring a friend! Upcoming classes include:           • "Yoga Nidra" taught by Jenni Welsch...

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Adult Forum November 5: “Money and Possessions”

This Forum will present a summary of Walter Brueggemann's important work "Money and Possessions," which was the selection of FPC's summer book club. Dr. Dan Deffenbaugh, Hastings College Professor of Religion Nov. 5, 9:15, Fellowship Hall  ...

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Join the Mariners Moms Group!

Lunch, fellowship, learning, and fun!  Join the Mariners every 1st and 3rd Thursday, noon-1:00, in the Parlor.  Each gathering will include a brief devotion and then a robust discussion on topics related to parenting. Moms at any stage in the parenting journey and...

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Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF

This year the children of First Presbyterian Church, Hastings, will be continuing the tradition of helping other children around the world by participating in the Trick-or Treat for UNICEF campaign. The annual tradition has helped provide countless children around the...

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Presbyterian Women’s (PW) Meetings

Presbyterian Women’s (PW) luncheons are at 11:45am on the first Wednesday of each month. A program and short business meeting follow the luncheon. All women of the church are welcome and encouraged to come for all or part of the meeting. Call your reservation to your...

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United Harvest Volunteers Needed on Saturday, October 21!

United Harvest volunteers needed on Saturday, October 21! We need your help to keep our new ministry going strong! Please choose one shift and report to the Annex at the start of your chosen time: 9:30 a.m. – 12 noon and 12 noon – 2:30 p.m.  If you are willing and...

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Two Weekly Bible Studies Available

Both will study scriptures for the upcoming Sunday's worship service. Both will be led by Pastor Greg. Options: Tuesdays at noon (bring a sack lunch if you like); or               Wednesdays at 7:00 a.m. (breakfast is provided). We look forward to seeing you...

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