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Follow Jesus Mature in Faith Carry the Good News

FMC Mission Statement:

God calls us to Follow Jesus, Mature in faith, and Carry the good news. God calls us to be a transformed people as we:   Follow Jesus in our daily lives by accepting him as Savior and joyfully responding to his love by abiding in him through prayer, Bible study and worship by acting with kindness, mercy and justice toward everyone   Mature in . . .

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History of First Mennonite Church

In 1873, Peter Jansen, a Mennonite from West Prussia, Germany, settled near what is now Jansen, Nebraska. He was convinced that Jefferson and Gage Counties had the best land available for raising livestock. Mennonites had been in the Prussian region, then part of Poland, since the 1500s when they fled the Netherlands to escape persecution. While they were tolerated in West Prussia, life was still difficult. Mennonites . . .

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Welcome Pastor Josh

Josh Janzen joined FMC as pastor in August 2022. Josh considers it a joy to walk with people at all places in their journey of faith. His vision is for the church to be a living witness to the kingdom of God through the relationships we share with each other. He holds a Master of Divinity degree from Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary. Josh is married to Stephanie and they have the best dog whose name is Rory. In his free time, Josh enjoys reading, playing video games, being active outside, and spending time with friends and family.
Pastor Josh, Stephanie & Rory

Welcome Pastor Josh

Pastor Josh and Stephanie

Pastor Josh and Stephanie