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Sibling Rivalry, Part I

Sibling Rivalry, Part I

Posted by on Jul 9, 2020 in Featured, Music, Worship and Arts, Television Ministry |

Sunday we begin a new sermon series, “Family Dynamics: The Saga of Jacob.” Over the next few weeks, we will be looking at the story of Jacob and how his life is affected by his genealogy and his family dynamics. The story of Jacob actually begins much earlier. The family story begins with Abraham and Sarah. The dysfunction of Isaac and Rebekah goes...

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Family Dynamics: The Saga of Jacob

Family Dynamics:                    The Saga of Jacob

Posted by on Jul 9, 2020 in Community, Featured, Music, Worship and Arts, Television Ministry, Uncategorized |

Genesis is filled with origin stories. Deeply rooted in those stories are experiences as old as time and brand new with each generation. While the earliest stories focus on creation, the twelfth chapter begins a long series of family dramas. It begins with Abraham and Sarah and God’s promise to bless them and make a nation of people from their love and...

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Church-wide Fellowship Hour

Church-wide Fellowship Hour

Posted by on Jul 8, 2020 in Adult Education & Fellowship, Community, Featured |

Begins July 19 Each Sunday at 2 p.m., beginning July 19, you are invited to join your First Church family for a fellowship hour on Zoom. You can expect to see the faces of beloved friends who you dearly miss seeing on Sunday morning. Each week a different staff person will act as the host for the large group sharing, there will also be a time for...

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Midweek Phone Devotional

Midweek Phone Devotional

Posted by on Jul 8, 2020 in Adult Education & Fellowship, Community, Featured, Television Ministry |

First Church discipleship staff are beginning mid-week devotionals on the phone that will be shared with all parishioners on Wednesday afternoons. If you have a phone number on file with the church office, you will receive the short mid-week devotional. If you miss the call, you can call back the same number and you will hear the recorded message from the...

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Virtual Vacation Bible School July 19-23

Virtual Vacation Bible School July 19-23

Posted by on Jul 3, 2020 in Children, Community, Featured, Park Partnership, Student Ministries, Uncategorized |

Despite COVID-19 limitations we will still be having a Vacation Bible School this summer, but it will be virtual! Packets will be available for families that would like to participate in VBS from their home, the week of July 19-23, 2020. (Ages Pre-K – 4th grade) We will video tape a nightly segment with an opening, story time, a craft, music...

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COVID 19 UPDATE

COVID 19 UPDATE

Posted by on Jul 1, 2020 in Featured, Uncategorized |

(July 1) Dear Friends, I do not have much of an update since I wrote two weeks ago. While the re-opening task force had hoped to offer a date for having in person worship in early to mid July, the increase in numbers of positive cases of Covid-19 in Sedgwick County made us pause. We are choosing to meet weekly in order to monitor the numbers and to...

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