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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Weather Notifications

Posted by on Nov 26, 2017 in Community, Featured | Comments Off on Weather Notifications

Weather Notifications

Notifications: Weather Policy and Church Closures During the winter months we want to inform you of procedures in the event of inclement weather.  First Church will follow the closing of Wichita School District, USD259 during the regular business hours. If the decision is made to close schools, the church offices will also be closed. The decision to cancel regularly scheduled church programming will be made by the Senior Pastor in consultation with the church staff. Closing notices are reported to several outlets. Look for updates on the...

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Congratulations Confirmands

Posted by on Nov 2, 2017 in Featured, Student Ministries | Comments Off on Congratulations Confirmands

Congratulations Confirmands

We are excited to welcome the newest professing members of First Church!  The Confirmation class  lead worship at Downtown Alive on November 12.  Six youth took vows of membership and made professions of faith! Confirmation is a journey of faith to learn more about God and the church in order to become an adult member of the church.  However, we believe that Confirmation is much more than just joining the church. Students met this fall to examine their relationship with God in a variety of ways. There time was spent exploring scripture and...

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Alzheimer’s Support Group

Posted by on May 31, 2017 in Adult Education & Fellowship, Community, Congregational Health, Featured, Mission & Outreach, Television Ministry | Comments Off on Alzheimer’s Support Group

Alzheimer’s Support Group

    This July, First Church will begin offering a support group for caregivers, family and friends of persons with dementia, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association. This group will meet on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 2:00 p.m.  The group will be conducted by a trained facilitator and will offer a safe place to: Develop a support system Exchange practical information on caregiving challenges and possible solutions Talk through issues and ways of coping Share feelings, needs and concerns Learn about community...

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Stay Connected with The United Methodist Church

Posted by on Mar 18, 2017 in Adult Education & Fellowship, Community, Featured, Mission & Outreach, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Stay Connected with The United Methodist Church

Stay Connected with The United Methodist Church

United Methodist Now is a biweekly e-newsletter for church members to highlight examples of Christian living, share inspirational messages, and focus on what it means to be part of our connection. Learn more about what it means to be United Methodist as we share the stories of the people of The United Methodist Church. Sign up online here!

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Weekly Study Guides

Posted by on Jan 2, 2017 in Adult Education & Fellowship, Community, Featured, Music, Worship and Arts, Television Ministry | Comments Off on Weekly Study Guides

Pentecost June 25 “One Body” Study Guide June 18 “Rooted In Love” Study Guide June 11 “Called by Grace to Offer Grace” Study Guide June 4 “Presence, Promise, Power” Study Guide “Easter Encounters: Life Lessons from the Games We Play” May 28 “The Game of Life” Study Guide May 21  “Trivial Pursuit” Study Guide May 14  “Minecraft” Study Guide May 7  ” Ticket to Ride” Study Guide April 30 “Apples to Apples” Study...

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Dillons Community Rewards

Posted by on Dec 1, 2016 in Featured | Comments Off on Dillons Community Rewards

Dillons Community Rewards

Did you know in 2016, First Church received over $5,500 from the Dillons Rewards Card Program?  If you have never signed up it is not too late!  Enrolling and selecting First Church to receive the Dillons Community Rewards is easy! Then following link will take you to the Dillons website where you can create an account. Visit the Dillons Rewards www.dillons.com/comunityrewards  Sign in OR Create an account (see below on creating an online account). Click on “Enroll Now”. Enter the 5 digit number 10163 for First United Methodist...

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Online Giving

Posted by on Sep 20, 2015 in Featured, Television Ministry | Comments Off on Online Giving

Online Giving

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Stove Builders Project Featured on KPTS

Posted by on May 5, 2015 in Community, Featured, Mission & Outreach | Comments Off on Stove Builders Project Featured on KPTS

Stove Builders Project Featured on KPTS

The Stove Builders of Guatemala of First Church was recently featured on KPTS.  Check out the story here! For more information about this amazing ministry, please contact Bonnie Laycock, Director of Missions and Outreach

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Safe Gatherings

Posted by on Apr 15, 2013 in Adult Education & Fellowship, Community, Featured | 1 comment

Safe Gatherings

ARE YOU YET SAFE? THANK YOU to all who have become certified in the Conference’s Safe Gatherings on-line training course.  By your commitment, First Church will continue to be the renowned pacesetter in Christian service.  If you have not yet registered, time is running short to do so, and it is so very important that you make this commitment with us.    “How do I do this?”  Register on-line here   Pay the fees and print the form at the end of the registration.  Bring it to the business office and First Church will...

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