A History of North Omaha's Holy Family Catholic Church by Adam Fletcher Sasse, NorthOmahaHistory.com.

A History of the Holy Family Catholic Parish

For more than 50 years, Holy Family Catholic has been among the most activist Catholic parishes in Omaha. Before that it was an Italian parish, and before that, Irish. Here’s a history.

Bethel AME Church, North Omaha, Nebraska

A History of Bethel AME Church

This is a history of Bethel AME Church, which has been located at N. 24th and Franklin since 1925. It is one of the oldest Black churches in Omaha.

Goodwill Spring Musical Choirs, North Omaha, Nebraska

A History of Black Churches in Omaha

Omaha’s tradition of Black churches started less than a decade after the founding of the city in 1865. With de facto segregation the norm in the city by then, African Americans were denied seats in white churches. Not to be without a spiritual home, the city’s pioneer Blacks founded their own places of worship. This is an introduction to Omaha’s historic Black churches.

Zion Baptist Church, 2215 Grant Street, North Omaha, Nebraska

History of Zion Baptist Church in North Omaha

A leader among the bedrock institutions of North Omaha is Zion Baptist Church. One of the oldest congregations in Omaha, it was founded in 1884 and became the largest Black church in Omaha by 1900. It’s landmark building at 2215 Grant Street was designed by North Omaha native “Cap” Clarence Wigington, and its mission is still distinctly relevant more than 125 years after it was founded.