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


The Giving Tree

The tags will be hung on the Giving Tree December 1!  The Giving Tree is located in the Memorial Room and supports clients of Assertive Community Treatments (ACT), people with severe and persistent mental illness and living in our community.  Most are without family...

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Purchase Your Poinsettia in Honor or in Memory of a Loved One

Poinsettias may be purchased in honor or in memory of a loved one. The list will be published in the Christmas Eve service bulletins (5:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.) The cost is $15 each. Money raised over the purchase price will be donated to the Salvation Army Utility...

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United Harvest Volunteers Needed on Saturday, December 16!

United Harvest volunteers are needed on Saturday, December 16! We need your help to keep our 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 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  If you are willing and...

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“ANGELS AWARE” 2017 REHEARSALS (meet in choir room)

GRADES 5th-8th practice 4:00-6:00, Wednesday, Nov. 8th and 15th EVERYONE, PK-8th practice 4:00-6:00 Wednesday, Nov. 29th, & Dec. 6th Also everyone, PK-8th practice during Sunday School, 9:15-10:15 on November 19th, December 3rd and 10th Saturday, December 9th,...

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2017 Go & Serve Bid Board

Supporting the Go & Serve Mission Trip Please help support the Go & Serve mission trip by purchasing from the Bid Board. Past donations have included:        Baked Goods            Christmas Decorations           Quilts/Blankets           Glass work       ...

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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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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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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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Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) Needs Your Support

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance prepares to send national response team to Texas Disaster Response August 28, 2017 Team to assess damage from Hurricane Harvey and catastrophic flooding By Rick Jones | Presbyterian News Service LOUISVILLE – Hurricane Harvey may have...

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“Thank You!” United Harvest Volunteers

"Thank you!" to everyone who volunteered at Saturday's United Harvest mobile food pantry!  We served about 373 families by 1:00 p.m., which is almost an hour faster than some months. You all worked extremely hard in some warm conditions. Thank you to the Hastings Food...

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