Oh holy night - The stars are brightly shining - It is the night of the dear Savior's birth..........
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
December 4 (Sunday) - There will be a Congregational meeting at the end of both services to vote on the election of the 2017 Board Officers (Trustee, Elders, Deacons, & Deaconesses).
December 5 (Monday) - Christian Women's Fellowship of FCC will have their annual Christmas luncheon at noon on Monday, December 5, 2016, in Wolf Hall. Hostesses will be Lavern Fitkin and Susan Cummings with a Christmas program to be given by Cindy Hoverson. All ladies of the church are welcome to attend, please RSVP to Susan Cummings (913) 370-8522.
December 7 (Wednesday) - The Chairman of the Board will host two meetings to have an open discussion on the issue of an elevator in our church. These meetings will be held at 4:00 p.m. in the Chapel and 7:00 p.m. in Wolf Hall.
December 10 (Saturday) - Loaves and Fishes. Meals are served and deliveries made from First Christian Church (Wolf Hall). Signup sheets for volunteering are on the table in the annex. We need volunteers for kitchen helpers at 9 a.m. & drivers/helpers to deliver meals to the home bound of Atchison at 10:15 a.m.
December 11 (Sunday) - Children's Christmas Program. The children's Christmas program will be held at 4:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary. Pre school to Middle Youth will be involved.
December 13 (Tuesday) - Church Board meetings. Elders meet in the Chapel at 7:00 p.m., Deacons meet in Wolf Hall at 7:00 p.m., and Deaconesses meet in the Library at 7:00 p.m. The church board meets in in Wolf Hall at 7:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend the church board each month!
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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:
Sunday School Class
A new adult Sunday School Class will begin on Sunday December 4th at 10:10 a.m. in the library/parlor (next to Wolf Hall). The class will be led by Carolyn Rodina and the lesson will be on Book of James from the Life Lessons with Max Lucado. The class will be 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
Friday, November 11th through Sunday, November 13th
2016 Nebraska-Kansas Joint Regional Assembly in Salina, KS.
Youth and Sponsors will leave on Friday, Nov. 11th at 3:00 p.m. from the FCC parking lot.
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.
Rachel Cooper's blog.
Rachel is doing a summer internship with Disciples Homeland Mission in St. Louis, MO.
Subject: A Week at Urban Mission
Hi family! For those of you interested in what I'm doing this summer, here's a post I wrote for the Union Avenue Church blog describing a week in the life at Urban Mission Inn. Love you guys!
Jack's thought of the day:
Pray for a win-win
of our two
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.