Draw the Circle Wide

Posted by on Jun 4, 2019 in Community, Featured, Music, Worship and Arts | Comments Off on Draw the Circle Wide

Draw the Circle Wide

In times of fear and uncertainty, as human beings, we tend to tighten our circle smaller, draw lines in the sand, create rules and laws that make it clear who is in and who is out—with increasingly severe penalties for those who question, for those who push the boundaries or disobey. In our history, both in the scripture and in our religious tradition we have done both: tightened the circle and drawn the circle wider. The prophets called people to deeper faithfulness and then pointed out where their faith excluded and harmed others. Jesus...

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Response to Special General Conference

Posted by on Feb 28, 2019 in Featured, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Response to Special General Conference

Response to Special General Conference

02-28-19 WEB PAGE STATEMENT V2

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Sunday Worship

Posted by on Jan 29, 2019 in Featured, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Sunday Worship

Sunday Worship

Worship

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Brett Valliant Summer Organ Concert

Posted by on Jun 3, 2019 in Adult Education & Fellowship, Community, Featured, Music, Worship and Arts, Television Ministry, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Brett Valliant Summer Organ Concert

Brett Valliant Summer Organ Concert

Thursday, June 27, 2019 7:30 p.m. First Church Sanctuary Admission is free.   Donations for the Sanctuary organ fund are greatly appreciated

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Vacation Bible School Summer 2019!

Posted by on May 28, 2019 in Children, Community, Featured, Park Partnership | Comments Off on Vacation Bible School Summer 2019!

Vacation Bible School Summer 2019!

Mark your calendars now for our summer Vacation Bible School for children Pre-K through 4th grade! July 15-19 5:30-8:30 p.m. Contact Brad Remington for more information bradr@firstwichita.org Register today! Please fill out a registration for each child who will be attending.Name *FirstLastStreet address *City *Zip Code *Email *Phone *Age *Emergency Contact *Emergency Phone Number *Allergies or other medical conditionsHome churchMessageSubmit

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June Mission Collection

Posted by on May 1, 2019 in Community, Featured, Mission & Outreach | Comments Off on June Mission Collection

June Mission Collection

Our Mission Collection for June is for baby diapers and wipes Items may be placed in the Missions Closet in 1B Hallway.  If you would like assistance, please let the receptionist know and we will get help to get your items to the Missions Closet.  Thank you for your support. Contact Annette Schmidt with questions, annettes@firstwichita.org

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Study Guides

Posted by on May 1, 2019 in Adult Education & Fellowship, Featured | Comments Off on Study Guides

Study Guides

June 16 Ripples-of-FaithDownload June 9 Ripples-of-EmpowermentDownload June 2 Jesus Moves through WitnessDownload May 26 Jesus-Moves-through-RememberingDownload May 19 Jesus-Moves-through-FollowingDownload May 12 Jesus Moves through Loving ActionDownload May 5 Jesus Moves through HungerDownload April 28 Jesus Moves through DoubtDownload April 21 Out of the TombDownload April 14 God Moves to the CrossDownload April 7 God Moves us to Empty OurselvesDownload March 31 God Moves...

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A Year of Gratitude

Posted by on Nov 25, 2018 in Adult Education & Fellowship, Community, Featured, Mission & Outreach, Television Ministry | Comments Off on A Year of Gratitude

A Year of Gratitude

December 2018 Gifts: This month tends to be all about gifts. We receive and give them. There are many kinds of gifts, physical, spiritual and emotional. This month we give thanks for all the gifts we receive. January 2019 Good things: This is a month often used for “new life.” Resolutions, life changes. Find a jar and each week write down one good thing that happened. At the end of this year you will be able to empty the jar and read about the amazing year you have had. February 2019 Relationships: This month is filled with...

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Family Promise

Posted by on Oct 1, 2018 in Community, Featured, Mission & Outreach, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Family Promise

Family Promise

Our first families arrived in December, staying in the D building the week of December 16 – 23. Thank you to everyone who helped provided needed items, a meal or your time!  We look forward to hosting additional families in the coming months.  Contact Annette Schmidt, annettes@firstwichita.org if you would like to help with this ministry.

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Conversations on a Way Forward

Posted by on Sep 23, 2018 in Adult Education & Fellowship, Community, Featured | Comments Off on Conversations on a Way Forward

Conversations on a Way Forward

Thank you to everyone who attended a listening session during October, as First Church prepares for the special General Conference in February. We gathered to process the possibilities for the future of the global United Methodist Church and our local congregation.   Below are “A Way Forward” resources    A Way Forward Resources A Way Forward Commission Report: What You Should Know Way Forward Proposals summary sheet – v2...

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