Sunday Worship

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

Sunday Worship

Worship

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Art & Faith Forum

Posted by on Jan 30, 2019 in Community, Featured, Music, Worship and Arts | Comments Off on Art & Faith Forum

Art & Faith Forum

Art and Faith Forum – Dance February 13, 7:00 p.m. Wilke Family Life Center Over the course of human history, dance has played a major role in both artistic and religious expression. It has also, at times, been an issue of great contention between the two. From David dancing in the king’s temple to “Contact” being the first “dance play” to win a Tony Award, we will examine the ins and outs of dance and the complicated relationship between art and faith.  Come join in the conversation as we ask questions and seek new...

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Ash Wednesday Services

Posted by on Jan 30, 2019 in Featured, Music, Worship and Arts | Comments Off on Ash Wednesday Services

Ash Wednesday Services

Ash Wednesday Services March 6 “Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the season of Lent. Lent is a time when many Christians prepare for Easter by observing a period of fasting, repentance, moderation and spiritual discipline. Ash Wednesday emphasizes two themes: our sinfulness before God and our human mortality. The service focuses on both themes, helping us to realize that both have been triumphed through the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.”  – UMC.org This year First Church will be holding two worship services...

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Easter Egg 5k

Posted by on Jan 29, 2019 in Community, Featured, Mission & Outreach, Park Partnership, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Easter Egg 5k

Easter Egg 5k

First Church will host the Wichita Running Company (WRC) Easter Egg 5k on Saturday morning, April 13. Wichita Running Company will donate a portion of the proceeds to a fund of our choice. This year, the funds will go to our School Partnership fund. WRC’s donation is in exchange for the use of our facilities and help from First Church volunteers. Sign up for the race or to volunteer! Race /volunteer sign...

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Courageous Faith

Posted by on Jan 2, 2019 in Featured, Music, Worship and Arts, Television Ministry, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Courageous Faith

Courageous Faith

As a new year begins, we turn our focus to how our faith gives us strength and purpose and the ability to live deeply, spiritually and faithfully. This series will pair “The Lord’s Prayer” with the book, “Unafraid, Living with Courage and Hope in Uncertain Times” by Adam Hamilton, in the hopes that it would offer a broad base for us to grow as disciples. The Lord’s Prayer is a statement and prayer of confidence, courage and faith for us to utilize in the midst of a changing and uncertain world. We...

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Study Guides

Posted by on Dec 15, 2018 in Adult Education & Fellowship, Featured | Comments Off on Study Guides

Study Guides

February 17 Lead Us Not into TemptationDownload February 10 As We Forgive OthersDownload February 3 Forgive UsDownload January 27 Give Us this DayDownload January 20 Your Kingdom ComeDownload January 13 Our Father, Holy is Your NameDownload January 6 Seeking GodDownload December 30 Light in the Midst of DarknessDownload December 23 Hope in the MIdst of FearDownload December2 “Peace in the Midst of Conflict” Peace in the Midst of Conflict Study...

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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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