Diocese of Nebraska

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May 1, 2018

By: Carrie Graves, UTO Coordinator

This is my first year as UTO coordinator. I tried to involve people ahead of time by sending emails about one month before the Ingathering. I offered up the traditional Blue Boxes and also the UTO Lenten calendars (they were a hit with families). A week before the event, I shared more...

September 28, 2016

Members and visitors of Omaha’s Tri-Faith Initiative this year constructed a peace circle in remembrance of the 9/11 attacks. Photo: Countryside Community Church

[Episcopal News Service] In the middle of a polarizing election season that has drummed up a deep mistrust of immigrants and...

February 9, 2012

[Tri-Faith Initiative] The National Council of Churches of Christ USA will present an award to the Episcopal Tri-Faith Ministries in Omaha, Nebraska on Feb. 9 as an “engaged interfaith community, one of only five awards given this year to U.S. churches.

The Episcopal Tri-Faith Ministries...

October 10, 2011

The Rev. J. Scott Barker was consecrated the 11th bishop of the Diocese of Nebraska Oct. 8 at the La Vista Convention Center in Omaha before an excited, energetic congregation of 700.

Ecumenical and interfaith guests were included in the gathering, considered a "homecoming" for Barker,...

June 3, 2011

The Rev. J. Scott Barker was elected on June 4 as bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Nebraska, pending the required consents from a majority of bishops with jurisdiction and standing committees of the Episcopal Church.

Barker, 47, rector of Christ Church, Warwick, New York, was elected...

September 10, 2009

Funeral services are set for 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 15 at Trinity Cathedral in Omaha for the Rt. Rev. James David Warner, retired bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Nebraska.

A native of Sheridan, Wyoming, Warner, 85, died September 9. He had retired in 1990 after serving about...

March 25, 2009

Leaders of the three great faiths that trace their heritage back to Abraham -- Judaism, Christianity and Islam -- will gather on March 27 in Omaha, Nebraska to talk about peace. The program will be broadcast live via the Internet.

The groundbreaking event, called "Dinner in Abraham's...

February 25, 2009

In Omaha, Nebraska, the children of Abraham are on a bold journey together. They are out to show the world that members of the three Abrahamic faiths -- Judaism, Christianity and Islam -- can work together, trust and accept each other, counter misunderstanding and fear, and even co-exist on an...

February 24, 2008

Omaha's Trinity Cathedral and the adjoining offices of the Diocese of Nebraska have provided space for an Episcopal Church Center Regional Office to open later this year with specialization in ecumenical and interfaith relations, and congregational life.

 

"We are delighted that...

December 11, 2007

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Omaha, Nebraska, was among many area and regional churches that held memorial services in the wake of a deadly shooting spree December 5 at a suburban Omaha shopping mall.

 

With an assault rifle concealed in a hooded sweatshirt, Omaha police said...

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