We are very active in our mission to serve as Christ served. We partner with several local, national, and world organizations to serve those in need. If you don't find a project that interests you, share your ideas with the Outreach Committee.
" I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty, and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me. "
Morning Star is partnering with First Presbyterian Church to sponsor a refugee family. No family has been assigned to us yet. We are asking for your help. In addition to the list of items we are already collecting for Lutheran Family Services, we ask that you consider donating household items that you may be replacing in your home. Just as we requested for the family we welcomed three years ago, the items should be in very good condition. It is exciting to partner with another church denomination and to be a part of a new beginning for a family.
Bring new dry breakfast cereal, boxed or bagged, flakes or puffs. Place in the bin based on the first letter of your last name. All ounces added up per team. All cereal will be donated to
Kountze Commons Food Pantry!
Turn donations in by February 13th!
A ministry of Morning Star to help those in recovery!
Morning Star Lutheran Church is part of a 15-church coalition working together to build a new home each year with Habitat.
Morning Star is proud to offer a 5-Star Step Up to Quality Preschool & Child Care Center! Click below to find more information!
Table Grace Ministries is empowering people through their cafe, mobile food truck, job training programs and so much more!
January ~ Morning Star Youth
Jesus tells us to welcome the stranger. As a major outreach initiative, we are partnering with Lutheran Family Services to host refugee families and help homeless vets. Join us as we provide continuing support and encouragement in this program.
Join the prayer shawls knitters and crocheters on Sundays. Please take a prayer shawl if you know someone in need of comfort and prayer.
The LFL is stocked with a variety of good, quality books that we hope will interest you and our neighbors. Take a book or leave a book...LFL books are always free!
The Nebraska Wander Freunde Trailblazers (NWFT) was formed in March 1979 as one of the first clubs in the American Volkssport Association (AVA). The Trailblazers meet at Morning Star Lutheran Church on the first Monday of the month except January, July and August. If the first Monday is a holiday, we then meet on the 2nd Monday of the month. The meetings are open to the public. We have a short program followed by a business meeting. Then it’s time for coffee, treats and fellowship!
AA meets at Morning Star weekly on Tuesdays at 5:30 pm. Click on the link for more informaton.
This Depression BiPolar Support Group meets weekly at Morning Star on Thursday nights at 7 pm. Click on the link or call 402-502-HOPE (4673) for more information.
God's Reach Envelops Every Need
A big THANK YOU to everyone for your help with God's Work, Our Hands Sunday! In addition to stuffing MANY socks for homeless vets, several members cleaned the church building, helped with landscape clean up, called homebound members, delivered communion and collected pantry goods! We also were able to present a check to Table Grace Cafe for over $1,600!
A friendly competition ran through the month of January between Team Flakes (last name begins with A-L) and Team Puffs (last name beings with M-Z). Participants increased the donation from the cereal collected last year. In 2019 we donated a total of 2,249.9 oz. This year we donated a total of 3,023 oz. from this fun competition was donated to the Kountze Commons Food Pantry. The Flakes were victorious this year with a total of 1,955.4 oz over the Puffs donation of 1,067.85 oz. of cereal. Thanks everyone for participating!
Thank you all for making Christmas merrier for the children and families of Lutheran Family Services and Westside Boys & Girls Club!
Food For Friends started about 20 years ago by a member of Morning Star, Bob Donovan, who saw a need to feed his "working poor" brothers and sisters a Thanksgiving meal. These were individuals, some he knew and some he didn't know, who worked hard every day but never seemed to earn enough around the Holidays to have those special meals. A Green Envelope offering started with the first few years seeing approximately 50 families with Thanksgiving meals delivered by Morning Star volunteers.