Resurrection Evangelical Lutheran Church actively supports our local and global community. The following are some examples of our ministry partners and organizations we support.

Nebraska ELCA Synod –

Evangelical Lutheran ChurchThe Nebraska Synod is proud to be one of 65 synods in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and is an heir to the Lutheran tradition.

There are values that our Nebraska Synod congregations share with the entire ELCA:

  • We are a church that belongs to Christ. There is a place for you here.
  • We are a church whose unity is in Jesus Christ, who gathers us around word and water, wine and bread.
  • We are a church that believes Jesus is God’s “Yes” to us. Our lives can be a “Yes” to others.
  • We are a church that believes God is calling us into the world – together.
  • We are a church that rolls up our sleeves and gets to work.
  • We are a church that is a catalyst, convener and bridge builder.
  • We are a church that is energized by lively engagement in our faith and life.
  • We are a church that is deeply rooted – and always being made new.

God’s work. Our hands.

Evangelical Lutheran ChurchSince 2013, God’s work. Our hands. (GWOH) Sunday has inspired people of all ages to put their faith in action through service projects that share God’s love with all of God’s people. One weekend in September we celebrate who we are as the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America – one church, freed in Christ to serve and love our neighbor.  Opportunities vary each year and offer a variety of ways for people of all ages and ability levels to serve!

Project Hope –

Project Hope, Inc

Project Hope, Inc. is a non -profit food pantry which provides food and clothing assistance at no cost to families in need.

Project Hope’s mission:

Helping Neighbors ~ Improving Lives ~ Spreading Blessings

  • We are called to feed and clothe God’s people in need.
  • We believe nutritious food contributes to good health.
  • We value people with love, hope, compassion and dignity.

Gretna Neighbors –

Gretna Neighbors has been in existence in our community since 1972. We currently assist an average of 10-15 families a month. We offer immediate short-term food pantry assistance to those in need who reside within the Gretna, Nebraska Public Schools District.

Nebraska Lutheran Campus Ministry –

Nebraska Lutheran Campus MinistryNebraska Lutheran Campus Ministry (NeLCM) is an agency of the Nebraska Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America that facilitates and manages campus ministry across Nebraska.  Its mission is to invite people in academic settings more deeply in Jesus Christ and the community that bears His name, so they can discover and fulfill their vocation as disciples.  Its vision is to be the presence of Christ and the invitation of Christ to the entire academic setting.

Nebraska Lutheran Outdoor Ministries –

Nebraska Lutheran Outdoor Ministries (NLOM) are called by God to be a Christ-centered, Spirit-powered ministry:
– to equip, teach and excite people for discipleship through camp experiences
– to provide our conference and retreat guests with places set apart and serve with sacred hospitality
– to nurture leadership for service in the church and world

ELCA World Hunger –

ELCA World Hunger is uniquely positioned to reach communities in need. From health clinics to microloans, water wells to animal husbandry, community meals to advocacy, gifts to ELCA World Hunger make it possible for the ELCA to respond, supporting sustainable solutions that get at the root causes of hunger and poverty. More than 820 million people – that’s about 11 percent of people in our world today – are hungry.

Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska –

Evangelical Lutheran ChurchLutheran Family Services of Nebraska expresses God’s love for all people by providing quality human care services that build and strengthen individual, family, and community life.  Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska is a faith-based, not-for-profit, multi-service human care organization with locations across Nebraska and in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Lift Up Sarpy County –

Evangelical Lutheran ChurchLift Up Sarpy County, Inc. brings together government, non-profit and faith-based organizations in our community to serve people in need in Sarpy County, offer opportunities for cooperation and collaboration, provide operational services and encourage grass roots, person-to-person assistance and volunteering.  Even the slightest help can lift heavy hearts. 

Lift Up Sarpy County identifies needs and opportunities that impact the long-term success of people in Sarpy County, supports, connects and energizes organizations and funders through regular communication and collaboration, and builds sustainability by managing resources, developing new partnerships, and sharing work.