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Pastor John States


John States was born in Central City, NE and graduated High School in 1974 from Atkinson West Holt. He has recently celebrated 30+ years in ministry, including a 5 year commitment to recruit for his Alma Mater at Summit Christian College in Gering, Nebraska, where he attended seminary from 1974-78, Pastor John felt the call to return to ministry and his love for the Lord and people led him to accept the ministerial position at the Cozad Christian Church.


John also loves getting involved in the community and is currently actively involved in the Cozad Ministerial Association and TeamMates.


Pastor John and his wife, Penny, have a son in Columbus, NE, their oldest is in Knoxville, IA, youngest daughter is in Torrington, WY.
His wife, Penny enjoys her job position as manager of the Cozad Community School cafeterias.

Pastor John and Penny enjoy bike riding, movies, walking, spending time with family, and going for drives.

Lindsay Erickson



Lindsay Erickson grew up in and graduated from Cozad. After High School, Lindsay and her daughter Bryaunna moved to Lincoln where she attended Southeast Community College and earned a Associates of Science Degree in Business Administration with emphasis in Accounting. She then moved to Kearney where she also attended Joseph's College of Beauty where she earned a degree in Cosmetology and is a Licensed Cosmetologist.  Lindsay recently finished her Bachelor’s degree this summer through Kaplan University in Lincoln, she earned a Bachelors of Science Degree in Accounting.

Lindsay is employed as a Mortgage Loan Officer at Security First Bank in Cozad.

Lindsay is an active member of the Cozad Jaycees and also serves on the Chamber of Commerce’s Civic Affairs Committee. She is an active member in the Cozad United Methodist Church, and is a youth leader for the Middle/High School Youth group.

In her spare time she enjoys watching and supporting Bryaunna's traveling volleyball team and other school sport activities.

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