Clair Memorial United Methodist Church, Our Sister Church

We’re working to reconnect with our Omaha Sister Church, Clair Memorial United Methodist Church (5544 Ames Ave., Omaha, NE 68104).

Email the Sister Church at with questions or for more information.


Upcoming Events! 

The next Clair Cares Food Pantry will take place Saturday, October 15


Pastor Portia requests:

  • Soup

  • Canned fruit

  • Cereal

  • Boxed meals (hamburger helper, Tuna helper, etc)

Please deliver food donations Thursday, October 13 between 10am to 1pm to Clair Memorial United Methodist Church (5544 Ames Ave.) Go to the drive-up door on the east side, under the canopy.  

**Please introduce yourself and say you're from First Unitarian Church when donating to Clair.  

Or bring your food pantry donations to First Unitarian Church on Sunday, October 9.  Leave them in the donation box downstairs off the Common Room. One of the Sister Church Team volunteers will deliver your donations to the pantry. 

Questions? Email the Sister Church Team at

Needed Food Pantry Donations  (ongoing):

  • boxed cereal

  • canned fruit

  • canned vegetables

  • canned soup

  • Spaghettios

  • pasta

  • pasta sauce

  • rice

  • mac & cheese

  • peanut butter

  • jelly

  • crackers

Besides the monthly drive-thru pantry, Clair is providing boxes of food weekly to elderly residents of public housing.

If you wish to contribute to this effort, please mail a check to Clair, or donate online at:  

Want to volunteer at the food pantry?

Healthy adults under age 60, not pregnant or living with a medically vulnerable person, please contact Mark Loscutoff by email:  or call 402-250-2791.

Other News:

Learn more about the Clair Church community garden here in Omaha:

Big Garden

Check out this promotional video for the Big Garden, a regional community gardening program run by the United Methodist Church. Our Sister Church in Omaha has a garden! Can you spot the Clair Community Garden sign in this video?

Sister Church Update: Pastor Portia, from our Sister Church Clair Memorial, speaking on a segment on Netnebraska: This is the sixth episode of Speaking of Nebraska which explores the experience of Black Nebraskans. Many in the state’s Black communities have joined renewed calls to address racial injustice in America. This segment goes beyond the headlines and protests in a discussion with community leaders from across the state, sharing their experiences of being Black in majority-white state. Watch it here:

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