Welcome to Vine
The Open-Minded Church
Our religion is over 2000 years old, our thinking is not.
God is still speaking.
You can feel Holy Energy,
inspiration and joy at Vine.
Our worship services bring
Liberal Theology in a Traditional way.
We are inclusive of all people,
regardless of sex, race, religion,
sexual orientation, age, or economic status.
We are Christians who respect
all world religions.
We believe that Jews, Muslims,
Christians, Hindus and Buddhists
are all equal and loved by God.
We feed the hungry people of Lincoln
by serving meals and providing groceries
We believe everyone will go to heaven/afterlife.
We support marriage equality.
We do same sex marriages and opposite sex marriages.
We are very Spiritual. We believe in prayer.
We do not believe in hell, or the devil. But, evil is real.
We do not call people “sinners,”
we see the light of God in one another.
We do not have any creed or doctrine
that you must agree with.
We are open to questions and do not have to
have all the answers.
We are comfortable
with differences of opinion.
You dress casual or formal for worship;
whatever makes you comfortable.
We believe children are an important part of worship.
We don’t mind if children make noise in worship.
We are called to Justice and Peace issues.
We use inclusive language for God.
We respect science and incorporate
it into our understanding of the world.
We believe in evolution.
We support one another with Love.
We perform baptisms, weddings,
and funerals for anyone.
We go on mission trips to learn
and help others, not to try to make
people become Christians.
We have many young parents who want their
children to grow up in a church
that is inclusive of all people.
We have a wonderful music
program that enhances worship.
We are 125 year old Lincoln congregation
that has always been on the cutting edge
of social justice and peace issues.
We have fellowship and refreshments
after worship every Sunday.
We are a medium-sized church
with a healthy family feel.
Our Pastor does hospital visits,
nursing home visits and home visits.
There are many ministry teams, missions,
and social functions to get involved with.
We do not believe that the Bible is the
literal word of God; it was written by people
for people long ago.
We study the Bible within its historical context.
We believe the books of the Bible
were inspired by God, as are other
We believe God is still speaking
and working in the world.