Finding Joy in Christ

Sunday Worship
9:00 AM | 10:30 AM
3208 17th Street Central City, NE 68826

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Sunday Worship

Join us each Sunday for worship through singing, teaching from the Bible, and times of fellowship together.  


Location Details

3208 17th Ave. Central City, NE 68826

Heartland Pastors

Zeke Pipher

Zeke has been the senior pastor at Heartland since 2005. He’s been married to Jamie since 1997, and together they have three children (Kate, Aidan, & Claire). Zeke earned his Master of Divinity from Talbot School of Theology (2001) and his Doctor of Ministry from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (2005). Zeke is also an author and freelance outdoor writer. He recently published two books designed to help give men & boys a vision of masculinity and equip older men to initiate…

Nathan Musgrave

Nathan and Sandy have been married for 20 years.  They have four children: Anna, Gracie, Emerson & Stella.  Nathan grew up in Central City.  He and Sandy then spent over 10 years working for Send International, a mission organization, serving most of that time in Asia.  Nathan joined the Heartland staff in 2011 as Pastor of Spiritual Formation.  That means that he works to encourage the church in areas of discipleship and spiritual growth.  Our small groups, called Shelterbelts, are sharply…

JJ Springer

JJ grew up on a farm near Aurora. He and his wife Carol have four kids (or five, depending on the weekend). They have been at Heartland since 2008. Before coming to Heartland, JJ was a teacher and worked for a family policy organization in Lincoln. He enjoys hanging out with students and pointing them to Jesus, taking mission trips to Utah and Colorado, talking about apologetics, adding and subtracting numbers, and arguing about politics. JJ enjoys reading and traveling,…

Travis Purkerson

Travis and Ruth have been married for 29 years and have six children. Their three oldest children are married and live in near Central City. This son Clay lives in Wayne, Nebraska and attends Wayne State College. Their daughter Josie lives in Arizona, and their youngest, Justin, is living at home with them.  Travis and Ruth have been working in ministry for over 27 years. The majority of those years have been spent in the ministry of worship. Their primary…