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Mead’s Sale

Mead’s Sale

Posted by on Aug 15, 2018 in Community, Featured |

One Day Only! Saturday, August 18 from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Cash or credit ($5.00 minimum) – no checks •Tables, chairs, shelving, 6 refrigerators, stainless steel food prep table, stacking chairs, desks, sign boards, paper goods, kitchen bowls and utensils, and many other items… ...

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Downtown Alive Viewer Appreciation Sunday!

Downtown Alive Viewer Appreciation Sunday!

Posted by on Aug 11, 2018 in Adult Education & Fellowship, Community, Featured, Music, Worship and Arts, Television Ministry |

This Sunday, August 19 we are celebrating Viewer Appreciation Sunday! Our hope is that all our viewers will join us in person in the First Church Sanctuary for worship at 10:50 a.m., then at a reception immediately following the service. Look for Downtown Alive Committee members and volunteers with a special Downtown Alive sticker! If you can’t make...

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The Gathering Update

The Gathering Update

Posted by on Aug 2, 2018 in Adult Education & Fellowship, Community, Featured, Music, Worship and Arts |

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...

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20th Anniversary Celebration Concert

20th Anniversary Celebration Concert

Posted by on Jul 30, 2018 in Community, Featured, Music, Worship and Arts, Television Ministry |

The sanctuary organ at First Church is the largest pipe organ in the state of Kansas with nearly 6,000 pipes. The pipes range in size from the size of a pencil to 34 feet in length. The 1961 Sanctuary at First Church featured a Moller organ installed in 1962. In 1998 the Schantz organ company built a new organ for the Sanctuary and incorporated some of the...

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Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Posted by on Jul 23, 2018 in Community, Featured, Music, Worship and Arts, Television Ministry |

“Won’t You Be My Neighbor” For decades, Mister Rogers was the quintessential neighbor. When he was interviewed about his opening song he said, “Won’t you be my neighbor? Well, I suppose it’s an invitation. It’s an invitation for somebody to be close to you.” In the Christian tradition, when Jesus is asked, “Who is my neighbor,” through...

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