I (Adam) first met Pastor Todd Bumgarner six years ago when he was in the early stages of planting 2 Pillars Church (2PC). Todd’s vision for 2 Pillars was big:
"To reach the unreached for Christ and to transform the city of Lincoln by loving God and loving people."
Reach the unreached?
Transform the city?
This vision was especially compelling to me because planting a single church in Lincoln was never the goal or desired end—this is hardly a vision to be realized by a single church. Rather, 2 Pillars was to be a church-planting church.
Since then, we’ve seen God work in powerful ways in and through 2PC. We’ve seen people saved and lives transformed by the power of the gospel. What began as twenty people meeting in the dark basement of an old bar in downtown Lincoln (815 O Street) has become a vibrant church embedded in the Lincoln’s Near South Neighborhood.
IT'S TIMEFor years now, we’ve been praying that God would grow 2PC into a church-planting church. As we’ve sought the Lord’s timing, we’ve purposed to strike a balance between walking in wisdom on the one hand while also walking in faith on the other.
We believe that now is the time to begin the work of planting another gospel-centered, missionally-focused church in the northeast corner of Lincoln.
→ Learn more about Pastor Adam Stahr, the planter of 2 Pillars Church–Northeast.
TIMELINEThe following is a brief, high-level timeline of the next several months as we set out to plant another 2 Pillars congregation, making us one church in Lincoln with multiple congregations:
December 2014Pastor Adam Stahr and his family family moved to Northeast Lincoln
February – PresentFundraising
March – MayIdentify members of the Launch Team from within 2 Pillars Church.
June – PresentLaunch Team Gathering
June – January 2016Launch Team Development
December – January 2016Hold preview worship gatherings
Early 2016 (date TBD)Public Launch of 2 Pillars Church–Northeast