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


In Loving Memory of Shirley Johnson 12/24/1929 – 07/02/2018

Obituary Shirley Ann (Perry) Johnston, age 88, went to Heaven’s Garden, Monday, July 2, 2018.  She passed away from a blood cancer, in her room at the P.E.O. Home in Beatrice.  She had resided there for almost 3 years.   Shirley was born to Ira and Edna (Elson) Perry,...

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Go & Serve Garage Sale Was a Success!!!

Thanks for all of your donations, coming to make purchases and continued support with your prayers. We had a great fundraiser. With both the garage sale and concession table we made $2.097.19. We are looking forward to our upcoming trip to Camp Courageous in July....

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In Loving Memory of Edith W. Farnham, 05/12/1920 – 05/21/2018

EDITH W. FARNHAM 1920 ~ 2018 Edith May Farnham, 98, of Traverse City, passed away Monday, May 21, 2018 at the Willows Cottage with her loving family at her side. Edith was born in Belle Plaine, Iowa, on May 12, 1920 the daughter of Christian and Mary (Carlsen) Jensen....

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FPC Canine Congregation To Meet Each Saturday This Summer

The canine congregation will meet at the Hastings dog park, south of GSV, from 9:30 to (about) 10:30 am each Saturday this summer. This is a time for fellowship among dogs of FPC and their human stewards. There is no cost and no need to make reservations. However,...

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