Sunday Worship

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Sunday Worship

Worship

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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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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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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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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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The Gathering Update

Posted by on Aug 2, 2018 in Adult Education & Fellowship, Community, Featured, Music, Worship and Arts | Comments Off on The Gathering Update

The Gathering Update

The Gathering at Mead’s Corner will continue! Of course, in the wake of Mead’s Corner closing, we will no longer be meeting at Mead’s Corner. Instead, we will be forging forward in a new partnership with New Covenant UMC in their Life Support Center at 1718 W. Douglas in Delano. New Covenant UMC has been working directly with marginalized persons in our community while in partnership with other UMC churches (as well as other organizations), and we hope to offer them some energy and opportunity in exchange for a home outside of our doors...

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School Supply Drive

Posted by on Jul 15, 2018 in Adult Education & Fellowship, Children, Community, Featured, Mission & Outreach, Park Partnership, Student Ministries | Comments Off on School Supply Drive

School Supply Drive

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. This year the list has been scaled down to a few specific supplies especially needed: backpacks, EXPO markers, colored pencils, Kleenex tissues, zip-lock type bags of all sizes and disinfectant wipes. Financial...

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