History Timeline – A mission outpost to the Bellevue community

1834 Missionaries came to Nebraska’s frontier territory to bring Christianity to the Omaha Indians.
1850 The First Presbyterian Church of Bellevue was organized.
1854-56 First permanent church building was completed at 20th and Franklin. The Old Presbyterian Church is now a historical landmark.
old presbyterian church
1958 The First Presbyterian Church – the Church on the Hill – was built on Bellevue Boulevard. Cornerstone laid.
new presbyterian church
1992-1993 $750,000 Construction and Remodeling Project
Current space was constructed.

  • Added new narthex with Biblical scriptures, spacious Valley Vista Room and library upstairs.
  • Added nursery and storage downstairs.
  • Added elevator, handicapped accessibility to both levels and handicap parking
2004-05 $1,700,000 Construction and Remodeling Project

  • Renovated narthex and sanctuary
  • Greatly expanded the chancel
  • Added large Fellowship Hall, commercial kitchen upstairs, and six additional classrooms downstairs.
  • Built new handicap accessible restrooms both floors