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411 East 6th Street | PO Box 240 | McCook, NE 69001 | PH 308-345-2595 | FX 308-345-2596
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What We Believe
Our mission is to share with loving concern, the true Word and gracious love of God with one
another, our community, and our world. Being “Lutheran,” we accept and teach Bible-based
teachings of Martin Luther that inspired the reformation of the Christian Church in the 16th
century. The teachings of Luther and the reformers can be summarized into three short
phrases: Grace Alone, Faith Alone, Scripture Alone.
God loves the people of the world, even though they are sinful, rebel against Him, and do not deserve His love.
He sent His Son, Jesus, to love the unlovable and save the ungodly.
By His suffering and death as the substitute for people of all time, Jesus purchased and won forgiveness and
eternal lifefor them. Those who hear this Good News and believe it have the eternal life that it offers.God
creates faith in Christ and gives people forgiveness through Him
The Bible is God’s inerrant and infallible Word, in which He reveals His law and His Gospel of salvation in
Jesus Christ.It is the sole rule and norm for Christian doctrine.
A Brief History of Our Church
In 1907 the Nebraska District of the LC-MS authorized a resident Pastor for McCook, and in October
of 1908, Divine Peace Church became a legal entity.
Originally, services for the new church were held in the Red Willow County Courthouse, and later in
the East Ward School, on East 5th Street. By 1909, the congregation had resolved to build a place
of worship, and a building site was secured at East 6th and E Street. The church building was
dedicated on September 19, 1909.
In 1952, Peace Lutheran began a long association with radio broadcasting, when they began
airing a series of “Lenten Meditations” over McCook Radio Station KBRL, 1300AM. This led to regular
broadcasts of the Sunday “Your Hour of Worship” Services over the same station in 1954, that stills
A Building Committee was organized in 2003, and after much prayerful planning, the congregation
decided on a building and remodeling project. During April of 2008, Peace Lutheran Church broke
ground on expansion of the building completed one year later.
In January of 2008, a100th Anniversary Committee was created for organizing festivities for the
Church’s centennial celebration for September of 2008.
In September of 2008, Peace Lutheran Church of McCook celebrated its 100th Anniversary with a
great thankfulness to the Lord for the many years He has allowed us to praise and worship within His
Sunday Mornings @ 8:00am & 10:30am