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dowtown churches?

I have another question for you - I'm staying at the Doubletree downtown next weekend with my husband while he attends a conference. He'll be tied up on Sun. morning, and I wondered if there are any churches in the downtown area that I could walk to for a worship service on Sun. morning. I would prefer some place that uses a contemporary worship style and would tolerate casual clothes. We're traveling by motorcycle (which I don't drive), so I won't have transportation, unless I take a shuttle or cab. Looking forward to visiting your city!

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1. Re: dowtown churches?

I have friends that go here - it might be what you are looking for: Core Community Church

They meet at the Omaha Community Playhouse , give them a call or drop an email I bet they could pick you up.

Sundays: 9:30am @ Omaha Playhouse - 69th + Underwood / Cass

Office: 1235 S 13th St, Omaha, NE 68108

email: coreomaha@cox.net

phone: 402.342.1701

Their website should give you a feel - very contemporary and casual.


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2. Re: dowtown churches?

Interesting question.

All Omaha churches "tolerate" casual clothes (as far as I know).

Omaha is pretty hot in August, so if you walk more than 10 blocks you will be covered in sweat!

The "East Side" of Omaha is heavily Catholic and it also has many "mainstream" denominational churches. My guess is that most of the churches with contemporary worship will be west of 72nd street.

I have been to these churches:

www.trinityomaha.com (156th & Dodge Streets)

(Very seeker friendly, mega-church-ish, contemporary worship).



(the 11 a.m. service has excellent music. this is a conservateve Lutheran denomination that feels more like a non-denominational church)


(new church that meets at Millard South High School, 147th and Q Streets, on Sundays at 10 a.m.)


(nice new church that meets in an elementary school gym! Get there early or you will be sitting on the wood floor! They meet at 10 a.m. and they're located at 53rd and Hamilton which is probably the closest to the downtown area. They have many 20-somethings at this church.)

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3. Re: dowtown churches?

If you'd like something within walking distance of the Doubletree, then Kountze Memorial (ELCA Lutheran) might work for you.

It's at 26th and Farnam, which would be about 14 or so blocks from the Doubletree.

They've just completed a renovation, and have some pretty neat stained glass windows.


Their website says that they have a 9:00 and 11:00 service that is a mix of traditional and contemporary.

It's probably been 3 years since I've attended a service at this church, but I want to say it was more on the traditional side, with a somewhat older population that attends.

No problem with casual clothes.

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