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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…

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…

umc youth mission trip

Make Way the Path

Sitting in a circle in the basement of a new space, surrounded by new faces, a familiar refrain began to echo.  Blessed be Your name / When the sun’s shining down on me / When the world’s ‘all as it should be’ / Blessed be Your name Our voices were timid at first but as…

Create a lasting legacy with estate gifts

Have you ever considered what kind of a legacy you will leave behind after you are gone?  A number of faithful Christians have chosen to remember the First Wayne Street United Methodist Foundation in their estate planning and their gifts may create inspiration and ideas for you as well. In addition to gifts to the First Wayne Street UMC General Foundation Fund,…

Life at the Table hosts soft launch

With great excitement, First Wayne Street UMC kicked off the first “Life at the Table” (a dinner church experience)—as we welcomed 17 folks for a time of fellowship, great food and discussion over the meal.  We met new folks and heard about how Jesus called Matthew, the tax collector, to follow him—and then had dinner…