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Kindness is Thankful

Join us for worship at 10:50 a.m. in person or live at 11:00 a.m.on KAKE-TV or on our livestream!
The Gathering is also in person for worship at 5 p.m. in the Student Center at First Church!

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Summer of Kindness

School is out, the temperature is rising and the swimming pools are open- we look around and see that it is Summer! Now is the time for First Church to begin our “Summer of Kindness”! Maybe you remember the 1967 Summer of Love and remember hippies urging for peace and love. This year, First Church […]

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Vacation Bible School

SAVE THE DATE! June 19-23, 2023 • 9:00 a.m.-Noon Pre-K–5th Grade Join us this summer for Vacation Bible School! *We need volunteers to help make this week a success! If you are interested, please sign up here. For more information contact Pastor Rebecca. Registration

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Wesley Bell Ringers in Concert

Friday, June 23 • 7:30 p.m. • First Church Sanctuary The Wesley Bell Ringers will perform at First United Methodist Church on Friday, June 23 at 7:30 p.m. This will be the thirteenth concert on the choir’s 57th annual Summer tour and will feature 21 teenaged ringers playing more than 150 handbells and hand chimes. […]


Wichita Pride Parade

Sunday, June 25, 2023 First Church is excited to participate in the Wichita Pride Parade on Sunday, June 25! Plan to pack a sack lunch and walk together to the Old Courthouse following Downtown Alive worship. Buttons are available for $8 at The Work Room (1st & Cleveland) on or the Century II box office. Contact […]

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Rev. Cindy Watson Seminary Scholarship

In celebration and appreciation for Rev. Cindy Watson’s 41 years of faithful service in ministry, a scholarship has been created in her honor. This scholarship aims to continue Rev. Cindy’s mission to encourage and support other women in Kansas pursuing a calling into ordained ministry in The United Methodist Church. Donations can be made online […]

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Diaper Drive

May-June In honor of Mother’s and Father’s Day, we will be collecting baby diapers and baby wipes for Open Door. You may bring donations to the A-B entrance during May and June. Monetary donations will also be accepted via cash, check or through online giving.

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Mission U

July 7 & 8, 2023 First UMC, Wichita Join us for Mission U! Living the Kin-dom, exploring the Lord’s Prayer as a spiritual practice for social transformation. This two-day retreat will be held at First Church, featuring Libby Eaton as study leader. Follow the link for more information about Mission U! Contact Nancy Dinell or […]

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Rev. Amy Lippoldt Named New Senior Pastor

Rev. Amy Lippoldt has been appointed as the new Senior Pastor of First UMC Wichita, effective July 1, 2023

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Weather Notifications

Notifications: Weather Policy and Church Closures During the winter months we want to inform you of procedures in the event of inclement weather.  First Church will follow the closing of Wichita School District, USD259 during the regular business hours. If the decision is made to close schools, the church offices will also be closed. The […]