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St. Matthew’s, Lincoln Provides Community, Learning, Love, for Yazidis

Dance class at St. Matthew's (Photo from Lincoln Journal Star)

Dance class at St. Matthew’s (Photo from Lincoln Journal Star)

“…The unofficial Yazidi headquarters in Lincoln — St. Matthew’s — has been happy to oblige the blossoming community in Lincoln, which Khalaf estimated at nearly 1,300 people.

Associate Pastor Steve Lahey said the church recognized an opportunity to fulfill its mission of helping those in need by lending time and talent after nearly a century of keeping to itself.

“What’s the purpose of having a church with gifts if you don’t share them?” he asked.

Lahey said the church is open to the Yazidis to use as they will, including everything from the education and dance classes to worship if they so choose…”

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