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School Supply Drive

School Supply Drive

Posted by on Aug 1, 2017 in Adult Education & Fellowship, Children, Community, Featured, Mission & Outreach, Park Partnership, Student Ministries |

School Supply Drive Store shelves are loaded with school supplies just waiting to be purchased!  However, many of our neighborhood families with children who attend Park Elementary, our partnership school, cannot afford the supplies requested.  In families with several children, this becomes an overwhelming financial burden. For 12 years, First Church has...

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UMW Host Blood Drive

UMW Host Blood Drive

Posted by on Jul 24, 2017 in Community, Congregational Health, Featured |

United Methodist Women August Blood Drive   The United Methodist Women are hosting an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Sunday, August 20, 2017 in The Wilke Family Life Center from 9 a.m.– 2 p.m. In order to make the best use of the donor’s time we request that all donations be by appointment. You can sign up online at redcrossblood.org or see a...

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Welcome New Associate, Rebecca Goltry Mohr

Welcome New Associate, Rebecca Goltry Mohr

Posted by on Jul 1, 2017 in Featured, Uncategorized |

First Church is pleased to welcome, Rev. Rebecca Goltry Mohr as our Transition Into Ministry Associate Pastor! This program through the Great Plains Annual Conference, pairs young adult clergy (just graduating from seminary) with mentoring congregations and senior pastors.  Through this program, an associate is appointed for two years and then they are...

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

“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 |

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....

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