We are a campus site of Nebraska Lutheran Campus Ministries, an agency of the Nebraska Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

Our mission is to invite those in the academic setting to know Christ and the community that bears His name.


Hearing and learning God’s Word together in old, new, creative, and beautiful ways.


Asking tough questions, wrestling with our faith, and being open to the way God moves in this world.


Discovering our call to embody the love of Christ and learning how to best live out the Gospel.


Equipping young adults to be the church for the sake of our community and the world.

We journey with students as they encounter questions and doubt during a transitional season in life.


Lutheran Student Club is organized at the University of Nebraska


Committee for Lutheran Student Work is established, comprised of the pastor and one lay person from each of the Lincoln congregations.


The Lutheran Student Club officially becomes part of the national Lutheran Student Association.


Pastor Alvin Petersen is installed as the first Campus Pastor to the Lutheran students in Lincoln.


The Lutheran Student House, later called the Lutheran Center, is dedicated at a total cost of $125,000. It was the second Lutheran Campus Ministry Center built in the United States.


The chapel addition to the Lutheran Center is dedicated.


The Lutheran Center choir gives 220th concert.


A Church Occupations Group for persons discerning a call to ministry is established. Over 100 Lutheran Center students have been ordained to the Ministry of the Word and Sacrament.


Rededication of the building following a capital campaign designed to bring the Lutheran Center up to code and make it handicap accessible.


Pastor Meyer passes away after serving as campus pastor for over 16 years at the Lutheran Center.


Lutheran Center students and leaders travel to Haiti for the first of many service trips.


Brother Emile from the Taize’ Community in France visits the Lutheran Center and leads evening prayer.

Liz Kocher

Transitional Campus Pastor | Omaha, NE

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Deacon | Waukon, IA

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