College View Church is a community that seeks to joyfully follow Jesus, who “came to serve” (Mark 10:45). Our ministries are an opportunity to live out God’s love and to grow together in our journey with Jesus. We would be happy to have you join us in that journey! Follow the links below or call our main office, 402.486.2880, for more information on any of these ministries.
CVC has a vibrant group of "small groups." For a list and to sign up, please see https://collegeviewchurch.snappages.site/small-groups
Children are important at CVC and we love helping them grow in their faith.
Kids are important at CVC, and we love helping them grow in their faith. Every Saturday morning, our Sabbath School ministry engages children and youth in Bible-based, age-appropriate programming meant to teach them about the God who loves them and the blessing of being His kids. Classes start at 9:45 a.m.
Our College View Trailblazers Pathfinder Club is for kids in grades 5 – 10, with extended training available for students through 12th grade. Our Trailblazers meet together weekly (Wednesdays 6:15 – 8:15 p.m.) to learn life skills, practice teamwork, and deepen their spiritual commitment. Besides the weekly meetings, the Trailblazers are often out camping, doing community service, or on other fun adventures.
The College View Trailblazers have their own website at www.cvctrailblazers.org.
This is a child & parent small group that meets Wednesdays from 6:15-8 p.m. at CVC downstairs in the Heritage Room.
All kids 4-9 (younger than Pathfinders) are invited to BRING a PARENT (especially your DAD, but Moms are welcome too!) and meet for action-packed games and a short devotional at the conclusion.
Please let Pastor Simon know if you have any questions at 805.498.2300.
By studying the Word, we grow in faith together. College View Church provides many opportunities for adults to join together in study and growth.
Each Saturday at 9:45 a.m. we gather together around God’s Word in Sabbath School Classes for discovery, discussion, and Christian community. Here are some of the groups that meet each week:
In addition, we have midweek groups that meet for fellowship and Bible study. On Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m., a Ladies Bible Study meets in the church Board Room to discuss spiritual topics and to pray with one another. The Women’s Bible Study meets Wednesdays at noon in Heartland Hall B, with lunch and childcare included. Each Wednesday at 7 p.m. is Hour of Power, a group meeting together in the Heritage Room for prayer and reflection on Scripture.
Women’s Ministries are vibrant here at CVC. We are opportunities for friendship, inspiration, personal growth, and Bible study for women of all ages and life stages. Our Women’s Ministries Facebook page has a current list of ongoing events; we encourage you to check there often.
Women of Spirit is a program for women of all ages (14 – 114) with a variety of programs that encourage a woman's heart socially, emotionally and spiritually. We meet in the Heartland Hall from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. on the first Monday of the month October – December and February – May. This is a great place to meet other women and to invite your friends, neighbors, and co-workers. A delicious buffet dinner and childcare are provided. There is no charge — but we do ask that you call 402.486.2885 (leave a message) for reservations for the evening and for child care. Donations are gladly accepted to help with the cost.
Please check out @cvcwomenministries on Facebook for current events.
Enjoy your own mom "time out" with a community of supportive friends! Join us for encouraging devotionals, food and drink, guest speakers and/or a craft, and free childcare.
Located in the Fellowship Hall (Lower Level) from 9:30-11:30 am. Designed for mothers of kids ages 0-12.
Questions? Call Cecilia Liversidge at 310.699.3521.
Please check out @cvcwomenministries on Facebook for current events.
Together we can change our community with love by reaching people where and when they need help.
The Good Neighbor Community Center provides basic and emergency needs to low-income and temporarily displaced people in Lincoln and Lancaster County. Its MENA Hope Project provides assistance to refugees and immigrants from the Middle East and North Africa. English and computer classes are among transitional opportunities offered. Volunteer positions are plentiful.
Check out www.gncclincoln.org for events.
The Community Connections Team connects needs to resources, collaborating with community organizations in Lincoln. They also plan and sponsor high-quality education on social issues, such as poverty.
The Yard-Work Warriors serve those with yard work needs who need help.
Come Alive! Health Ministry sponsors programs for education and encouragement in whole-person health, including focus areas such as heart health, vibrant nutrition, and recovery from anxiety and depression.
Our Funeral Luncheons team provides a meal to accompany the memorial service for those who have lost loved ones.
As a family, we experience life together. CVC provides opportunities for all members of the family to grow, experience, and uphold each other as we grow together.
We have get-togethers and potlucks for building friendship and fellowship in our 50+ Ministry, as well as an all-ages group for unmarried people all over Lincoln, Single Adult Ministry.
Each summer at Broken Arrow Ranch, we participate in a Parenting Solo Family Retreat for single parents and their kids. Married couples love to experience the Marriage Encounter weekend for renewing their relationships and deepening their connection. Those considering marriage are invited to an Engaged Couples seminar to lay a foundation for healthy, lasting marriage.
Experiencing life together as a church family means upholding one another in prayer. Our Prayer Ministries is active with a prayer meeting Mondays at noon, as well as time together for intercession on Saturday mornings at 11. Through the year there are also days of special prayer focus that emphasize God’s grace for our varied and specific needs.
A weekend dedicated to supporting healthy marriages.
Woodland Acres is a nature preserve of 160 acres just 30 minutes from Lincoln, Woodland Acres is owned by the College View Church.
A lodge with a large meeting room, camping facilities, electrical hookups, plus hiking trails and campfire pits are features of this property. Various groups and events such as summer evening worship programs at the close of Sabbath are hosted at Woodland Acres. Reservations are welcome from individuals, families, and groups any time during the year.
For more information and reservations, contact the Woodland Acres caretakers:
Rick and Cheryl Dickerson
Address: 1336 196th Rd., Seward, NE 68434
Everyone is welcome and our greeters are there to welcome visitors and members alike. They can found before church service at each of the entrances.
After struggling for too long, we may come to doubt God’s power to give us victory or even our own sincerity in asking for it. Don’t suffer alone—there is hope!
Tuesday nights at 7 o’clock in Pioneer Hall level 1.
Alcoholics Anonymous is an international mutual aid fellowship with the stated purpose of enabling its members to "stay sober and help other alcoholics achieve sobriety." AA is nonprofessional, self-supporting, and apolitical. Its only membership requirement is a desire to stop drinking.