Nebraska Conference (Lincoln, Nebraska, US)

A former unit of church organization comprising the state of Nebraska. Statistics (Dec. 31, 1980) at the time of the merger with the Kansas Conference: churches, 56; members, 6,037; church or elementary schools, 11; ordained ministers, 24; licensed ministers, 12; teachers, 29. Headquarters: 4745 Prescott Avenue, Lincoln, Nebraska. The conference formed part of the Mid-America Union Conference. History. Beginnings of the Work in the Area. The first Seventh-day Adventist family known to have lived in this state, J. V. Weeks and his wife, came from Wisconsin and settled at Olatha in 1858. Their only contact with other SDA s was through the pages of the Review and Herald . In 1865 Solomon Myers, an SDA from Iowa, moved to Decatur, Burt County, Nebraska, opened a store, made acquaintances, bega...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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4745 Prescott Avenue
Lincoln, NE
United States