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Job Opening | Director of Congregational Life and Nurture

Seeking to join a ministry team that is passionate about Christ and sharing his love with others? Full-time ministry opening for Director of Congregational Life and Nurture beginning April 1st. You must love variety, love people of all ages, and love growing disciples for Jesus Christ! Check out the job description below and send your…

The Power of Prayer

It was such a joy to celebrate with Tom and Pat Gamble on the occasion of their 60th wedding anniversary recently and to see their new apartment out near Parkview Regional Medical Center.  After the fact, Pat called to thank me for coming and to share a story (she gave permission to share).   It has…

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Music director attends Halifax Choral Conducting Institute

The week of August 1, Dr. Geoffrey North participated in the Halifax Choral Conducting Institute as one of 12 “active” conductors. The experience was part of his continuing education for 2019 but was more than just learning. Read more about his experience in his own words: This week has been a tremendously educational and inspirational…

Making the Connection Fall Semester Schedule Announced

Church is not just about a building. It’s about the connections — with God, the people, and the community. We want to help you make those connections with our fall programming. An exciting lineup features adult classes, including “Geography of God: Exploring the Christian Journey,” “Natural History of Eagle Marsh” and “Gardening: Preparing to Bring Plants Indoors for the Winter.” The session…

Explore Methodist faith in fall inquiry class

Wondering what United Methodist believe? Enjoy meeting other folks new to the church? Have you been worshipping with us and want to learn more about FWSUMC? Pastor Cheryl will host a five-session inquiry class in September. Beginning Sept. 8, the class will meet in the “old library” on the second floor. The half-hour sessions will begin…

Town hall to address UMC, LGBT debate

Friends of First Wayne Street UMC, Some of you have had questions about “what is currently going on in The United Methodist Church?” as it wrestles with the church’s stance on marriage, ordination and  sexual orientation.   Below is an update from Rev. Adam Hamilton that he shared with the congregation at Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, Kansas.  You may find…