First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
301 North 7th Street
P.O. Box 626
Atchison, KS 66002-0626
Senior Ministers - Rev. Russ Cooper & Rev. Matt Broxterman
Director of Music - Dr. Ruth Krusemark
Treasurer - Larry Kibler
Administrative Assistant - Rosie Trower
Custodian - Patty Phillippe
Office - (913) 367-3036
Fax - (913) 367-1513
Office Hours: 8 am to 4 pm M-F
Rev. Russ Cooper or Rev. Matt Broxterman
Website contact information: email@example.com
People of Praise Service - 9:00 a.m.
Contemporary style service led musically by The Praise Team, a group of vocalists and musicians that play drums, lead and bass guitars, and keyboard.
Traditional Worship Service - 10:45 a.m.
Traditional worship service led in musical arrangements by the First Christian Church Chancel Choir.
Vision Statement for First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Atchison, KS:
"As the body of Christ, we become all things to all people, inviting others to join us in living out the Good News of Jesus Christ."
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Upcoming Meetings & Events
April 22 (Saturday) - Loaves and Fishes - Meals are served and deliveries made from First Christian Church. Sign-up sheets for volunteering are on the table in the coffee room (near annex). We need volunteers for kitchen helpers at 9 am and drivers and helpers to deliver meals to the homebound of Atchison at 10:15 am. If you have questions, contact Barb Piper, 913-255-2461.
April 23 (Sunday) - 2017 Camp Rally Day! Information is available in the hallway by the Community Board. Please either stop by and pick up the form or go online. If you register on-line you will need to print all the forms and bring to the church. Please make sure the camper signs the covenant and the registration form. As well as parents signing where necessary. The health form DOES NOT have to be notarized this year. Scholarships are available but need to be submitted in the very near future.
Please check the dates and register your child for a camp.
April 23 (Palm Sunday) - There will be a Baptismal service at 1:00 p.m. in the annex. Everyone is welcome to attend!
April 24 (Monday) - The ladies of Christian Women's Fellowship (C.W.F.) will meet at 2:00 p.m. All ladies of the church are invited to attend. Come and bring a friend! Sincerely, your President, Lavern Fitkin.
April 25 (Tuesday) - There will be a special board meeting at 6:00 p.m. in Wolf Hall to vote on whether to fund a Youth ministry architect assessment.
May 1 (Monday) - The Membership Ministry Team will host an EFM Open House at 6:30 p.m. in the chapel. If you are interested in signing up for the EFM program but have questions please plan to attend the Open House on May 1st. Cookies and coffee will be available.
May 7 (Sunday) - Graduation Recognition Sunday. We will recognize our members and friends of First Christian receiving their GED, graduates from high school, Vocational School, Jr. College, College, the EfM Program or receiving a Master’s degree on Sunday, May 7, 2017 during the 9 and 10:45 am service. This is for those who obtained this in December, 2016 or May, 2017.
A cookie reception will be held between the two services in the annex.
Please contact the church office with the names of graduates.
May 9 (Tuesday) - Church Board meetings starting at 7:00 p.m. The Elders, Deacons and Deaconesses will meet in their separate meetings. At 7:30 p.m., the Board will meet in Wolf Hall. Everyone is invited to attend the church board each month!
June 24 (Saturday) - The Membership Ministry Team will host a trip to see the Kansas City T-Bones play the Sioux City IA Explorers. Bus will leave at 5:30 pm from the church parking lot.
Tickets are $10.50 each $2 gas donation if riding the bus.
July 16-20 (Sunday - Thursday) - Vacation Bible School is coming!!! The theme is That's Incredible!!! Save the dates! More details as we get closer.
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The Sewing Group meets at 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. on the 2nd Thursday of the month in Wolf Hall.
Any questions, please call Vi Garvin at 367-4352.
Forms are available!
Sunday School Registration Form and the Permission Slip Form are available in the 'Forms' page under ' Church Information'. Click here to go there.
Meals are served and deliveries made from First Christian Church (PLEASE NOTE WE WILL NO LONGER BE AT PROJECT CONCERN).
Signup sheets for volunteering are on the table in the annex. We need volunteers for kitchen helpers at 9 a.m. and drivers and helpers to deliver meals to the home bound of Atchison at 10:15 a.m.
Upcoming dates for FCC are:
April 22 June 17 August 19 October 21 December 16
Sunday School Class
A new adult Sunday School Class began on Sunday December 4th at 10:10 a.m. in the library/parlor (next to Wolf Hall). The class is led by Carolyn Rodina and the lesson currently is the Book of James from the book Life Lessons with Max Lucado. The class is for all adults.
A new YOUNG ADULT SS CLASS will meet on Sunday mornings at 10:10 led by Pastor Matt. The class will get together in the Resource Room on the 2nd floor of the educational building. If you are between the ages of 18 and 25 we invite you to join us!
FCC Youth Group Activities
For questions about youth group call Sharon Bullock @ 913-370-0845
Church Shirt Sales
Church T-shirts (long & short sleeve) and sweatshirts will be offered through the church. The sketch/image of the church will be on the front of the shirts (see image above). Order forms are available in the annex, as well as enclosed. One order form per each shirt. Color charts will also be available in the annex. All orders MUST BE PREPAID. Sample shirt will be displayed in annex. All sales final.
Prices are $12 for T-Shirts (youth & adults) and crew neck, $15 for Hoodies.
We are also offering coffee mugs with the new LOGO on both sides of the mug for $10.
Jack's thought of the day:
life is a wasteful tragedy.
life is divine homework teaching us how
to fully enjoy heaven.
Holy Spirit, Transform me into the person you want me to be.
Poetic Light Thoughts
Church Board Meeting Minutes.
Minutes from past meetings are located on the Church Board Page located under the 'Home' tab. Click the button below for quick access.
Monthly Board Meetings.
Meetings are the second Tuesday of each month (generally there is a summer break in June and July).
Elders meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Chapel.
Deacons meet at 7:00 p.m. in Wolf Hall.
Deaconesses meet at 7:00 p.m. in the Library.
Church Board meets at 7:30 p.m. in Wolf Hall.
The Board meetings are open to all and all members are encouraged to attend.
First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is located at the intersection of 7th and Santa Fe Streets in Atchison, KS.