Introductory Sessions for NFP

Information on this page is for Creighton Model FertilityCare Introductory Sessions hosted by the FertilityCare™ Center Diocese of Lincoln.  For other NFP methods offered by the Diocese of Lincoln, please see their individual pages For Creighton Model Introductory Sessions, please register below. There is a $35 charge to attend the Group Introductory Session. Space is limited so please register early.  Private sessions are also available from the FertilityCare™ Center for a $45 fee. Private Introductory Sessions can be held in person in various areas of the Diocese or scheduled as an online video session.  The Introductory Session lasts approximately 60-90 minutes.  For more information contact Jennifer, the Responsible Practitioner for the FertilityCare Center Diocese of Lincoln, at 402-473-0630 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Creighton Model NFP Introductory Sessions are available throughout the Diocese of Lincoln.  To schedule an in-person session outside of Lincoln or Hastings, please call the appropriate Practitioner listed at the bottom of this page.

Exciting news for Spring 2019 - We are offering a SINGLE LADIES Introductory Session on April 4, 2019 at 7 p.m.  This session is for single women only ages 18+.  Please visit the registration page for additional information   You may email the FertilityCare Center with any questions regarding this program at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Introductory Session Dates and Registration

Creighton Model NFP - Lincoln area sessions 

and those wishing to schedule a Private Introductory Session:

Register ONLINE Here

Lincoln Area Group Sessions at John XXIII Diocesan Center dates:



March 2019

Wednesday 20th

Thursday 28th

April 2019

Thursday 4th - SINGLE LADIES

Tuesday 9th

Saturday 6th - ONLINE SESSION

Tuesday 30th

May 2019


Thursday 9th

Tuesday 21st

June 2019

Sunday 2nd

Tuesday 18th

July 2019

Tuesday 9th

Thursday 25th

August 2019

Sunday 4th

Tuesday 20th

September 2019

Thursday 5th

Tuesday 17th

October 2019

Sunday 6th

Wednesday 23rd

November 2019

Tuesday 5th

Thursday 21st

December 2019

Wednesday 4th

Tuesday 17th


Private Introductory Sessions can also be booked through the "Register Online" links for Lincoln and Hastings - scroll all the way to the bottom of the listed dates and select 'Private Introductory Session'.  Make sure to contact the FertilityCare Office to schedule.  Private sessions can be held in person at John XXIII Diocesan Center in Lincoln or via live online video connection from anywhere in the world!  

Hastings Area Creighton Model NFP Introductory Sessions

*NEW*  Hastings area Register ONLINE Here

For more information on Hastings area sessions, please contact one of the below Practitioners:

  • Sarah Heideman, FCP - 308-241-1860
  • Norma Thiesen, FCP - 402-462-2085

Individualized and Comprehensive Instruction

After attending an Introductory Session, single women or couples wishing to use the Creighton Model FertilityCare System (CrMS) of Natural Family Planning can receive individualized and comprehensive instruction by a well-trained Practitioner. To learn the full system, there will be a total of eight follow-ups within the first year.  Follow ups are scheduled at 2, 4, 6, and 8 weeks then 3, 6, 9, and 12 months after the Introductory Session. After the first year, follow ups are recommended every 6 to 12 months.  There are additional fees for supplies and the instructional sessions.

Practitioners across the diocese

Adams: Kealey Butler, FCP call: 402-601-7529   
Falls City: Trudy Burenheide, FCP call: 402-245-4547  
Hastings: Sarah Heideman, FCP call: 308-241-1860 Norma Theisen, FCP call: 402-462-2085
McCook: Kate Siegfried, RN, BSN, FCP call: 308-345-5812  
North Platte: Kathy Burr, CFCP call: 308-991-1880  
Cristo Rey, Lincoln
Marilu Cazares, FCP call: 402-488-5087  Ana Pelayo, FCPI call: 402-432-4818

Can't find a Practitioner in your area?  The Lincoln FertilityCare location provides long distance education via an online video connection.  Contact the Lincoln office at 402-473-0630 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view inquire.

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