Sunday Worship

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Sunday Worship

Worship

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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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Downtown Friday Films

Posted by on Jul 18, 2019 in Adult Education & Fellowship, Children, Community, Featured, Student Ministries, Television Ministry | Comments Off on Downtown Friday Films

Downtown Friday Films

We are once again partnering with local arts organizations to bring you a summer film series during the month of August. This year our theme is, “Setting the Table,” and we are watching films related to food and the relationships created around the table. Our partners are Forum Theatre Company, Tallgrass Film Festival, and Harvester Arts.  The first film, “Ratatouille”, will be hosted by First Church. This is a free event and open to all. Nursery care will be provided. 7:00 p.m., Wilke Family Life Center August...

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Setting the Table

Posted by on Jul 16, 2019 in Featured, Music, Worship and Arts, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Setting the Table

Setting the Table

Food, Faith and Fellowship Throughout the Bible, food is present either as an imagery for God’s goodness and generosity or as a warning against the evils of idolatry and selfishness and greed.  From the beginning in Genesis, God offers all the fruits and food of the garden for Adam and Eve to eat and enjoy and being sent out of the garden, God still provides food although it will be much harder to gather and prepare. In the earliest days of our faith, Sabbath was a commandment that was not to be broken and part of Sabbath...

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Cooking Classes with Pastor Cindy

Posted by on Jul 2, 2019 in Adult Education & Fellowship, Community, Featured, Television Ministry, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Cooking Classes with Pastor Cindy

Cooking Classes with Pastor Cindy

Many years ago a cookbook came out called, “The Joy of Cooking” and numerous editions later, it still is the “go to” cookbook for many. It came out at a time when most women stayed home and cooked for their family. It is a much different world. Families are frantically busy, there are multiple restaurants, meal sites and Uber Eats and the “joy of cooking” is lost in the midst of the craziness of the twenty-first century schedule. As a part of our “Setting the Table” sermon series, Pastor...

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Study Guides

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

Study Guides

August 11 Salt Covenant of GodDownload August 4 Host-of-Heaven-Breath-of-LifeDownload July 28 Who is Welcome at the TableDownload July 21 Hospitality and CallDownload July 14 Ripples-of-HospitalityDownload July 7 Ripples-of-ChoiceDownload June 30 Ripples-of-New-BeginningsDownload June 23 Ripples-of-GraceDownload June 16 Ripples-of-FaithDownload June 9 Ripples-of-EmpowermentDownload June 2 Jesus Moves through WitnessDownload May...

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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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CORE Kids Wednesday Nights

Posted by on Sep 1, 2018 in Children, Community, Featured | Comments Off on CORE Kids Wednesday Nights

CORE Kids Wednesday Nights

CORE Kids kick off at 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday evening.  This fall we will have two rotations: Sciency-fun and Makerific Bible object lessons! Children ages Pre-K–5th grade are welcome.  Meet in the 11C! For more information, contact Patricia Tristan, patriciat@firstwichita.org

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