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3537 W. Broadway
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
Phone: (712) 328-3171
Fax: (712) 328-2205
Built in 1880, Trinity Cathedral is one of the city's oldest churches. Designed in the Late Gothic Revival style, the church is a treat for architecture enthusiasts. Notable features include the imposing tower as well as the stunning stained-glass windows. For those keen on knowing more, the church operates a museum on the second floor that preserves its historical legacy. Check website for worship times, visiting and more information.
Though this stadium belongs to the Creighton University, it's located a little away from the campus. It gets its name from Rev. Fr. Michael G. Morrison, S.J.—former President of the university. Today it is home to the Blue Jay soccer team. The University has been running a unique campaign. Donor bricks are available for 100USD on which you can engrave a message. These bricks will be placed permanently on the concourse walkway, visible to the visitors.
The Omaha Civic Auditorium Arena is a magnificent multipurpose arena, located in Downtown Omaha. The arena is the home ground of the Omaha Beef, which is a team in the pro indoor football league. Apart from football, world famous bands such as NIN, R.E.M and Dave Matthews Band have also performed live here in front of huge crowds of up to 10,960. Famous events, such as the All-Breed Dog Show and KidzExplore have also been held here. Covering shows of all possible kinds including art shows, craft shows, sporting events, music concerts and even functions for children; this venue is truly a one-stop-solution for events.
With a history that dates back to 1858, Kountze Memorial Lutheran Church is regarded to be one of the earliest Lutheran congregations in the region. The current building is the third to be occupied by the church, and was constructed in 1906. The building features an ornate bell tower and striking architectural details. Other prominent features of the church include the historic bell and the brilliant stained-glass windows. Check website for more information.
The St. Peter's Catholic Church is a historic church located in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Designed by architect Mathias Schnell, the church was built in 1895 in the Gothic Revival style, primarily for the German community settled in the region. The red brick building features a gabled roof and a towering turret. The church was included to the list of National Register of Historic Places in 1992.
Chevra B'nai Yisroel Synagogue is a historic synagogue situated in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The Reconstructionist structure was built in 1931, after the previous building was destroyed in a fire. Designed by architect J. Chris Jensen, the synagogue features polychrome exteriors, a balcony, dark wood paneling on the ark and a seating capacity of 500. The site was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2007 due to its historic and architectural significance.
First Baptist Church of Omaha is situated in the heart of the city and is actively involved in the propagation of the gospel and alleviation of poverty in the city. Here, young and old can join various ministries and teams such as Local and World Missions, Youth and Young Adults, Evangelism and Community Outreach and Children's Ministry. It believes that being part of one of these groups facilitates personal as well as community development. It also manages the American Karen Baptist Church that holds congregations of Myanmar refugees. Check its website for a detailed schedule of events.
Emergency room, helicopter transport, trauma center, birth services, surgical services. A leader in cancer and cardiac research and care. Teaching hospital for Creighton University. Adjacent to Boys Town Research Hospital, a leading facility in the research and treatment of communication disorders. Limited parking is available.
The First Unitarian Church of Omaha was conceived by some of Omaha's first settlers. The church building exhibits Colonial Revival architecture and has a reddish-brown façade, elegant white columns and a white tower. Based on the philosophy of Unitarian Universalism, this church conducts sermons that touch upon subjects like family, evolution, dreams and life-changing decisions along with traditional Biblical teachings. It observes its own annual seasons and rituals such as Water Ceremony and Flower Communion. It prefers child dedications in lieu of baptisms and organizes special Coming Of Age ceremonies for teenagers, which are preceded by educational sessions. It also hosts concerts that feature Mariachi bands and Celtic musicians.
The interiors of First Central Congregational United Church of Christ feature vaulted ceilings with wooden beams, lanterns dangling from long cords and stained glass windows. Based on the ideals of the Plymouth Colony pilgrims, this church is a pioneer among its kind in ordaining a gay man and an African American, and endorses equal rights for couples in homosexual marriages. Besides the usual sermons, choir and sacraments, it organizes classes in music, drama, puppet theater, story telling, dancing and craft work, and runs interactive programs with maps, videos and sketches known as Art Station and Discovery Station. It also houses an art classroom, a library and a gym with exercise lessons. Its varied halls and rooms can be hired for conferences, concerts, weddings and art events.
Built in 1959, the imposing Saint Cecilia Cathedral is one of the largest cathedrals not just in the city, but also the country. But size is not its only talking point. Built in the Spanish Revival style, the church features striking architectural details. The interiors are no less extravagant with beautiful paintings, frescoes and sculptures. The modern organ remains central to the church's varied musical program. Check website for more.
Emergency room, trauma center, helicopter transport, burn care, leading research facility. Includes the new Lied Transplant Center, a world leader in solid organ and stem cell transplants. Teaching facility for University of Nebraska.