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At Clay Center Christian we are not a church full of perfect people,

but we are a community committed to knowing God more deeply and finding a simple and honest kind of faithfulness together! 


Simply put, we are here to help people know and love Jesus!  

We believe that the church is so much more than just a service on Sunday mornings.

We believe that our faith matters each and every day of our week and so we trust the Bible to be our guide towards knowing God deeply and following Jesus more closely!

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Making Disciples, Building Community, Uniting Families & Loving Neighbors

Know Jesus.
Know Good News.

"And this is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.  Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have life.

I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God so that you may know that you have eternal life."  

1 John 5:11-13


Sunday Mornings at 10:30 am

Gospel Awkward: In this teaching series, we're admitting that we tend to avoid things that make us uncomfortable! We fear looking foolish or awkward in front of people. Yet the Gospel frequently challenges our comfort and Jesus often commands us to do things that go against our natural inclinations. 


Jesus promises us that we will be blessed when we let go of what's comfortable and lean into the new life He's calling us to. Being Gospel Awkward is living by faith, and it is the only way in which we'll experience personal transformation as we deepen our trust in Jesus! 

Each Sunday we gather together as a church community to worship, pray, and study God's word! Our people and meeting space are casual and family-friendly.  You are welcome here! 

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Cash in on that extra hour of sunshine and join us on Sunday, March 10 as we host a Spring Fun Forward event at Clay Center Christian! At 5 pm we will have lawn games to play and inflatables for the kids to enjoy. We'll also be grilling hamburgers and hot dogs for supper. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy a beautiful Nebraska sunset at 7:30 pm!

Join us for a very special Easter at Clay Center Christian!

- On Thursday, March 28 at 7 pm there will be a special worship and prayer service here at the church commemorating Jesus' Last Supper with His disciples.

- On Sunday morning, March 31 join us for a very special Sunrise Service here at the church at 6:45 am. 

 - We will also have breakfast available and an Easter Egg hunt for the kids that morning! 

Bible Classes on Sundays morning will be held at 9 am and will run until 10 am. This will make those class times a priority, providing time for better content and meaningful discussion. If you can’t meet with a Life Group during the week, Sunday morning would be a great time to make that happen. At 10 am, we will have time for coffee and fellowship as we connect and grow together as a church!

The Book of Judges

The book of Judges cracks a window into the depths of the human soul. In this series,  pastor and author J.D. Greear wades into the book of Judges as a nation struggles with its identity and relationship to its God. Heroes and heroines arise, who seem to have the potential to save Israel. But in the end, each proves to be a broken savior that cannot deliver. This Bible Class meets on Sundays, at 9 am, in the Community Room. 

Now We Live: How Your Faith Can Restore a Broken World

Like all worldviews, Christianity influences our ideas, beliefs, convictions, and habits. The Christian worldview calls for action in all areas of life. Grounded in truth and lived out in God’s grace, your faith has the potential to transform your own life and ultimately help transform a broken world. If you're interested in joining this study, you can sign up for this class in the Church Center app! This Bible Class starts Sunday, March 10 at 9 am in the Community Room.

The Bible Recap 2024
The Bible Recap is year-long Bible reading plan that consists of about two pages of Bible reading and a short follow-up podcast or video (about 8 minutes) each day. Every Sunday, we'll gather together to share insights from our Bible reading and discuss it in a casual, easy to understand way!
This Bible Class meets on Sundays, at 9 am, in Classroom One.

Kingdom Kids

During Sunday School, kids from K-5th grade are invited to join Kingdom Kids for games, music, and an exciting Bible lesson! Kingdom Kids (K-3rd grade) can also meet for a fun activity during the sermon!

Little Lambs

During Sunday School and the sermon, Kids 2 year old-Pre K are invited to join  Little lambs and discover Jesus the Good Shepherd! We also have our nursery available to provide childcare for infants and toddlers!

Christian Youth

Christian Youth will gather on Sundays at the church! JH will meet at 5:30-7 pm and HS will meet from 7:08-8:30 pm.

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Sundays at 9 am


Sunday, March 10

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Our Story

At Clay Center Christian, we believe that our story as a church

is just another example of the greater story of God’s faithfulness and grace given to mankind through our Savior and King, Jesus Christ!  God has blessed our church with almost 150 years of faithful ministry and by His grace we will continue to love and serve the people of this region!

Clay Christian Church was founded in 1875 as a

non-denominational church of the Restoration Movement.  In an effort to restore churches to their New Testament roots, the Restoration Movement emphasized the importance of Scripture as the church's sole authority, the practice of baptism by immersion, and the regular celebration of the Lord's Supper which is open to all followers of Jesus. 

Contact Us

31371 Woodland Rd
Clay Center NE 68933

(402) 762-3824

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