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Christian Education: 9:00 am
Sunday Worship: 10:00 am
Sunday Worship: 9:00 am & 11:00 am
Christian Education: 10:00 am


Rev. Nicholas Dougherty

Rev. Nicholas Dougherty joined Faithful Shepherd as Pastor on July 1, 2013. A recently ordained Teaching Elder of the Presbytery of the Missouri River Valley, Rev. Dougherty grew up south of Lincoln, near Panama, Nebraska. He attended the University of Nebraska where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology.

Rev. Dougherty is a lifetime active member of the Presbyterian Church. He served as an Elder at the Panama Presbyterian Church and has taught Sunday school and was an intern Pastor at Southern Heights Presbyterian Church.

Rev. Dougherty received his Master of Divinity at the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary (Dubuque, Iowa) in the Spring of 2013. During seminary, he served as an Intern/Chaplain at Bryan Medical Center West Trauma Center in Lincoln and served as pulpit supply at Lincoln area churches. He also was a Student Assistant at the 220th General Assembly (2012) and served on the Dubuque Seminary Student Council.

Rev. Dougherty's wife, Suzanne, was raised in Lincoln and is currently working as a children’s Physical Therapist. Rev. Dougherty and Suzanne met while in high school attending Presbyterian Youth Triennium in Indiana during the summer of 2001. Prior to joining Faithful Shepherd, they were members of Panama Presbyterian Church and Southern Heights Presbyterian Church, respectively. Both are avid runners and they completed their first full marathon in Lincoln in the Spring of 2013. E-mail Pastor Nick.


D.J. Divoky

D.J. has been the Director of Music since 2008. He is a longtime member of this congregation and has served in a variety of worship roles. D.J. is a graduate of Bradley University with a bachelor's degree in music education. D.J. also has a master's degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. E-mail D.J.

Linda Hermsen

Linda joined us in 2010 as administrative assistant and financial secretary. Linda is married to Ken and they have two sons and two grandchildren. E-mail Linda.


Music Ministers

Faithful Shepherd Presbyterian Church has an excellent staff of music ministers: D.J. Divoky, Marian Lord, Susan Drager, and Olga Conklin rotate as pianists in our worship gatherings.

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Faithful Shepherd Presbyterian Church (FSPC)
2530 S. 165th Ave, Omaha, NE 68130
Office: 402-330-2683   Fax: 402-334-3366