I Love My Presbyterian Church Video Challenge!

It’s time to post your video for the “I Love My Presbyterian Church Video Challenge”! Have you heard about it? We’re looking for 10 great videos to tell all of Facebook about how great our PCUSA is, and you could win a donation towards your next mission project or trip in the process!

Follow one of the links below and find out more!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/823957867656068/

 Our Website”s Official Page: http://friendlypresbyterianchurches.org/?page_id=157

Sponsored by the Growth Team, a project of Homestead, Central NE, Missouri River Valley, and Prospect Hill Presbyteries in Nebraska and Iowa

The Presbytery of Central Nebraska says Thank You!

2014 APA LuncheonThe Presbytery of Central Nebraska hosted a special administrative assistant luncheon last week at the Egg & I to say thank you for their service to the Presbyterian Church(U.S.A.). We are most grateful and thankful for what they do for our churches, pastors and this presbytery. God bless and thank you. 

Scotland 2016 Pilgrmage

ScotlandScotland May 20 – 28

Discover our Presbyterian heritage while enjoying magnificent landscapes, and welcoming, friendly people.

Ireland Option May 28 – June 1

Discover our Presbyterian heritage in Scotland and the history of the land. Enjoy magnificent landscapes, and the welcoming, friendly people, as you experience the many wonders of this magical land – cities, towns and villages — all steeped in a rich culture and history. Learn about Scotland’s role in the Protestant Reformation and Reformer John Knox, and see first hand how the Christian faith spread during the turbulent history of kings and queens…

  An Ireland extension is also available. 

 $50 fully refundable deposit will reserve your space!

The tour will be limited to 30 people…(we already have 14 signed up!)


Get more information

Reserve my space now!


 If you have any questions, please contact Kris or Doc.  We hope to travel with you in 2016!




Kris Peterson or Richard “Doc” Wyatt

Homestead Presbytery

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I Love My Presbyterian Church Video Challenge

I Love My Presbyterian Church Video Challenge (Big and Bold)

Find a group in your presbyterian church, make a video commerical, share it on facebook and compete to win money for your next mission trip!

I bet yours will be better than this one: 

I Love My Presbyterian Church Video Contest.

You can use goAnimate, iMovie, or whatever platform you love the most! You can use your youth group as actors or your favorite small group or Bible Study. Whoever you can convince to stand in front of the camera! Get some creative and passionate minds together and get filming!

1. Video must be 30 seconds or less and celebrate your Presbyterian Church (PCUSA).
2. Video must be shared between November 19 – November 30th(midnight in your time zone) on https://www.facebook.com/ilovemypresbyterianchurch
3. Ten videos will then be chosen for the final challenge.
4. December 17th the final challenge will begin. The ten videos will be shared by the facebook page. Share and comment on a video to help make it popular, and the video with the most likes and shares by midnight(central standard time) on December 30th will win first place. Two additional awards will be given for the second and third most shares and likes.
5. First Place $500 & Additional Awards of $100 all to be awarded to your PCUSA church for your next mission trip or mission project. Winning videos will be announced on January 1st.

Sponsored by the Grow Group – The Quad Presbyteries of Central Nebraska, Homestead, Missouri River Valley, and Prospect Hill


Kris Peterson
Homestead Presbytery Congregational Resource Coordinator  
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Angie Palmer Elected National APA President-Elect

Beth Gileece, Rocky Mountain President-Elect; Bobbi Hoffman, Rocky Mountain President; Angie Palmer, National President-Elect; Rennie Roads, National President

Beth Gileece, Rocky Mountain President-Elect; Bobbi Hoffman, Rocky Mountain President; Angie Palmer, National President-Elect; Rennie Rhodes, National President

The Presbytery of Central Nebraska would like to announce that Angie Palmer was elected the National APA President-Elect on October 17th during the National Administrative Personnel Association (APA) business meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She was officially installed on Saturday, October 18th following the banquet with other elected officials from different regions of APA.

Angie Palmer is the Presbytery Administrator for the Presbytery of Central Nebraska located in Kearney, Nebraska. For the past 12 years she has provided support to the General Presbyter and  39 churches. In addition to those callings, she has also in the last 10 years been fulfilling the duties of the Board of Pension Liaison. She set up the presbytery communication system including its website and telephone system. Revised the personnel manual and assisted with the revision of the Presbytery Manual of Operations. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an Emphasis in Human Resource Management, a Concentration in Biology and a 7-12th Certificate in Education.  Angie has been a member of APA since 2002 and has completed all three levels of certification in APA including an additional 50 hours of course study. Angie is a certified mediator with the Mediation Skills Training Institute for Leaders by the Lombard Mennonite Peace Center and in 2013 she earned a Certificate of Completion through the Omaha Presbyterian Seminary Foundation and the University of Nebraska at Omaha School of Public Administration for the Church Administrative Institute.

The Presbytery of Central Nebraska congratulates Angie on this great accomplishment and wishes her the best with her newly elected position.