Kountze Project to Include Methodist Community Health Clinic

Published: July 13, 2017

The seeds were sown as a free health clinic and a food pantry for the poor, but now look — they are sprouting into an uncommon $10 million initiative called Kountze Commons.

Set to open in September on the west end of downtown, the 17,500-square-foot, two-story addition to Kountze Memorial Lutheran Church will embody its mission of “feeding the hungry, healing the sick, tending the soul.”

It will include the Methodist Health System and Lutheran Family Services as well as volunteers from many faiths.

Omaha World-Herald's Mike Kelly: Kountze's church addition will allow clinic