Combined Service

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Combined Service

Sunday, July 2, all our venues will gather for a combined service at 10:50 a.m. in the Sanctuary! We will be kicking off our new summer series, “Tell Me the Stories of Jesus: Parables that Challenge, Convict and Comfort”.  

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“Tell Me the Stories of Jesus: Parables that Challenge, Convict, Comfort”

Posted by on Jun 20, 2017 in Adult Education & Fellowship, Community, Featured, Music, Worship and Arts, Television Ministry, Uncategorized | Comments Off

“Tell Me the Stories of Jesus: Parables that Challenge, Convict, Comfort”

Using Amy-Jill Levine’s book, “Short Stories by Jesus”, this new sermon series will look at our typical understandings of Jesus’ parables and refocus and re-define what we think we know. Dr. Levine’s insights help to see how Jesus’ first century audience might have heard these stories much differently than the 21st century seeker and believer. These parables have the ability to continue to challenge, convict and comfort us all. Join us this summer for, “Tell Me the Stories of Jesus: Parables that Challenge, Convict and...

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BoomTown at First Church

Posted by on Jun 15, 2017 in Adult Education & Fellowship, Children, Community, Featured, Music, Worship and Arts, Religious Nurture Center, Student Ministries, Television Ministry, Young Adult Ministries | Comments Off

BoomTown at First Church

Barbershop quartet, BoomTown, featuring Caleb Fouse, Director of Youth Discipleship, will be performing Sunday, July 2 at 3:00 p.m. in the First Church Sanctuary. Enjoy this send-off show for friends and family before they head to Las Vegas to compete in the Barbershop Harmony Society’s International quartet contest! Admission is free, but donations will be accepted. Learn more about BoomTown BoomTown Send off...

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“Tell Me the Stories of Jesus” Study Guides

Posted by on Jun 15, 2017 in Adult Education & Fellowship, Featured, Music, Worship and Arts | Comments Off

“Tell Me the Stories of Jesus” Study Guides

Sunday, July 2  ”Seeds of Possibility and Peace” Study Guide

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Senior Summer Sizzle

Posted by on Jun 1, 2017 in Adult Education & Fellowship, Community, Featured | Comments Off

Senior Summer Sizzle

Senior Summer Sizzle Adult Council is excited to partner with Senior Saints in offering three summer opportunities for fun and fellowship for our senior members and their guests.  We are calling these gatherings Senior Summer Sizzles.  Our next sizzling event is on Wednesday, July 12, beginning at 1:30 at the church.  This will be our “Big Chill” party in the middle of the summer heat!  We will play games and enjoy crafts based upon icy themes and places.  The animated movie, “Ice Age” and ice cream sundaes will...

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Coming Summer 2017- VBS!

Posted by on Jun 1, 2017 in Children, Community, Featured, Park Partnership | Comments Off

Coming Summer 2017- VBS!

Mark your calendars now for our summer Vacation Bible School for children Pre-K through 5th grade! July 24-28 5:30-8:30 p.m. Contact Patricia Tristan for more information patriciat@firstwichita.org Register today! Maker Fun Factory Vacation Bible School Registration Child's Name*Child's Gender*Child's age*Date of Birth*Last school grade completed*Name of

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Alzheimer’s Support Group

Posted by on May 31, 2017 in Adult Education & Fellowship, Community, Congregational Health, Featured, Mission & Outreach, Television Ministry | Comments Off

Alzheimer’s Support Group

    This July, First Church will begin offering a support group for caregivers, family and friends of persons with dementia, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association. This group will meet on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 2:00 p.m.  The group will be conducted by a trained facilitator and will offer a safe place to: Develop a support system Exchange practical information on caregiving challenges and possible solutions Talk through issues and ways of coping Share feelings, needs and concerns Learn about community...

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Stay Connected with The United Methodist Church

Posted by on Mar 18, 2017 in Adult Education & Fellowship, Community, Featured, Mission & Outreach, Uncategorized | Comments Off

Stay Connected with The United Methodist Church

United Methodist Now is a biweekly e-newsletter for church members to highlight examples of Christian living, share inspirational messages, and focus on what it means to be part of our connection. Learn more about what it means to be United Methodist as we share the stories of the people of The United Methodist Church. Sign up online here!

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Weekly Study Guides

Posted by on Jan 2, 2017 in Adult Education & Fellowship, Community, Featured, Music, Worship and Arts, Television Ministry | Comments Off

Weekly Study Guides

Pentecost June 25 “One Body” Study Guide June 18 “Rooted In Love” Study Guide June 11 “Called by Grace to Offer Grace” Study Guide June 4 “Presence, Promise, Power” Study Guide “Easter Encounters: Life Lessons from the Games We Play” May 28 “The Game of Life” Study Guide May 21  ”Trivial Pursuit” Study Guide May 14  ”Minecraft” Study Guide May 7  ” Ticket to Ride” Study Guide April 30 “Apples to Apples” Study...

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Dillons Community Rewards

Posted by on Dec 1, 2016 in Featured | Comments Off

Dillons Community Rewards

Did you know in 2016, First Church received over $5,500 from the Dillons Rewards Card Program?  If you have never signed up it is not too late!  Enrolling and selecting First Church to receive the Dillons Community Rewards is easy! Then following link will take you to the Dillons website where you can create an account. Visit the Dillons Rewards www.dillons.com/comunityrewards  Sign in OR Create an account (see below on creating an online account). Click on “Enroll Now”. Enter the 5 digit number 10163 for First United Methodist...

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