Lifecycle of Giving

Posted by on Oct 7, 2019 in Adult Education & Fellowship, Community, Featured, Music, Worship and Arts | Comments Off on Lifecycle of Giving

Lifecycle of Giving

During this sermon series, our 2020 stewardship campaign, we will utilize the image of a tree, from seed to sprout, to sapling, to fruit bearing and back to seeding for the next generation. As First Church ends 2019, we have an opportunity to look ahead to 2020, praying and working for a new vision, a new way of being in ministry in downtown Wichita. The year 2020 will be our 150th anniversary. Being good stewards of the gifts of those who have gone before us, means that those who follow us will have the resources available for years to...

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Sunday Worship

Posted by on Jul 18, 2019 in Featured, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Sunday Worship

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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2020 Work Teams Announced

Posted by on Oct 9, 2019 in Adult Education & Fellowship, Community, Featured, Mission & Outreach, Student Ministries, Young Adult Ministries | Comments Off on 2020 Work Teams Announced

2020 Work Teams Announced

The 2020 Work Teams were recently announced. Some teams are not yet finalized, and additional teams are always an option. If you are interested in joining one of these teams or have any questions, please contact Annette Schmidt, annettes@firstwichita.org. “Christ has no body on earth but yours; yours are the only hands with which he can do his work, yours are the only feet with which he can go about the world, yours are the only eyes through which his compassion can shine forth upon a troubled world.”–St. Teresa of...

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Spooktacular Sunday

Posted by on Oct 1, 2019 in Children, Community, Featured, Park Partnership, Student Ministries | Comments Off on Spooktacular Sunday

Spooktacular Sunday

Fun for all children and families, join us for this multi-age event, Sunday, October 27 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. in the Wilke Family Life Center. Spend an afternoon of games, trick or treating through the building,  costumes, snacks, prizes and candy and a free hot dog dinner. For more information, contact Brad Remington, bradr@firstwichita.org

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26th Annual Quilt Auction & Chicken Noodle Dinner

Posted by on Sep 24, 2019 in Adult Education & Fellowship, Community, Featured, Religious Nurture Center, Television Ministry | Comments Off on 26th Annual Quilt Auction & Chicken Noodle Dinner

26th Annual Quilt Auction & Chicken Noodle Dinner

The First Place Quilters have been busy working hard all year on beautiful offerings for this auction! This year’s work is better than ever with a wide variety of items from placemats to large bed quilts. The tasty chicken noodle dinner is everyone’s favorite and always brings in a crowd. Tickets are available the the church: $10/adults – $7.50/children under 12 5:00 p.m.–Doors open 6:00 p.m.–Dinner is served 7:00 p.m.–Live Auction...

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First Church Celebrates 150 years in 2020

Posted by on Aug 22, 2019 in Community, Featured | Comments Off on First Church Celebrates 150 years in 2020

First Church Celebrates 150 years in 2020

Do you have memories, stories, pictures or documents related to the history of First United Methodist Church in Wichita? We want to talk to you! We want to look back at our past as we move forward into the future of “life.downtown.”! Contact: Patrick Myers: Director of Media patrickm@firstwichita.org 316-267-6244 ext....

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Study Guides

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

Study Guides

October 13 Nurturing the Seeds of FaithDownload October 6 Connecting at the TableDownload September 29 Connecting Through ServiceDownload September 22 Connecting Through CreationDownload September 15 Connecting Through the WordDownload September 8 Connecting Through GenerationsDownload September 1 Connecting Through Our WorkDownload August 25 The Oil of HealingDownload August 18 The Sweetness of God’s AbundanceDownload August 11 Salt Covenant of GodDownload August...

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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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