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Love Anyway

Love Anyway

Posted by on Jan 28, 2020 in Adult Education & Fellowship, Community, Featured, Music, Worship and Arts |

Faith at Work in the World February is the month for “love” not only in the retail world, but also within the UMC Resist Movement. After the focus on sacred resistance, the focus on love might seem a bit sentimental or light weight. It is neither. Love truly is the most powerful force in heaven and on earth. We underestimate what truly can...

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Study Guides

Study Guides

Posted by on Dec 1, 2019 in Adult Education & Fellowship, Featured |

February 23 When Coming Down the MountainDownload February 16 When Confronting BrokennessDownload February 9 When Facing DarknessDownload February 2 When Blessings Become CursesDownload January 26 Resistance as the MovementDownload January 19 Resistance as ProtestDownload January 12 Resistance as the...

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2020 Work Teams Announced

2020 Work Teams Announced

Posted by on Oct 9, 2019 in Adult Education & Fellowship, Community, Featured, Mission & Outreach, Student Ministries, Young Adult Ministries |

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...

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A Year of Gratitude

A Year of Gratitude

Posted by on Nov 25, 2018 in Adult Education & Fellowship, Community, Featured, Mission & Outreach, Television Ministry |

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...

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Conversations on a Way Forward

Conversations on a Way Forward

Posted by on Sep 23, 2018 in Adult Education & Fellowship, Community, Featured |

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...

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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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