Rev. Hollie Schmidt
Minister of Children, Youth and Families
Hollie grew up in Lawrence, Kansas (and yes, she’s still a KU Basketball fan). She holds an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Baker University and graduated from Phillips Theological Seminary with a Masters of Divinity in 2013. She became an ordained minister of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in August of 2013.
Before coming to First Plymouth Church Hollie as the Pastor of Crestwood Christian Church from 2011-2015 and was the Children & Youth Pastor at SouthPointe Christian Church from 2007-20011. Hollie has served on the Pastoral Leadership Commission for the Nebraska Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and currently serves on the Youth & Outdoor Ministry Committee for Kamp Kaleo. She has been actively involved in mission work both here in Lincoln and around the country by participating and leading many mission trips.
Hollie is married to Jody Schmidt, a native Nebraskan. She has two children, Emma and Ethan, and three step-children, Amber, Alyssa and Colin- all who are active in school, music and sports. As if life wasn’t busy enough, Hollie and her husband also coach a spirit soccer team in the spring and fall seasons. When she does have a little down time, she loves to spend time reading, cooking and visiting with friends and family. She also loves to travel every chance she can and is trying to learn Spanish.