First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
301 North 7th Street
P.O. Box 626
Atchison, KS 66002-0626
Interim Minister - Rev. Jim Robinson
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. Jim Robinson
Phone: (913) 370-8073
Website contact information: firstname.lastname@example.org
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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."
Upcoming Meetings & Events
May 21 (Saturday) - Loaves and Fishes Ministry. The feeding of the home bound and the less fortunate will happen from the church starting at 9:00 a.m. Drivers and deliverers will need to be there at 10:15 a.m. A sign up sheet is located in the Annex.
May 22 (Sunday) - The Membership Ministry Team will be hosting a cookie reception between the services in the annex to say thanks to Pastor Jim and Jo Lynn during their interim time at First Christian. Please come and wish them well.
May 22 (Sunday) - There will be a congregation meeting at the end of both services to vote on whether or not to call Russ Cooper and Matt Broxterman to be our next Ministers at FCC.
May 23 (Monday) - Christian Women's Fellowship -
Our next CWF meeting is Monday, May 23, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. (The date has been changed due to the Memorial Day Weekend on May 30, 2016.) Mary Anna Dove will be our hostess, Marilyn Albright will have devotions and Doris Falen will teach the lesson. We will also finalize our June luncheon/meeting plans. At this luncheon (which starts at noon) all ladies of the church are welcome to come. We also send an invitation to the 2nd Christian Church and Cummings Christian Church.
May 29 (Sunday) - 5th Sunday of the month so it will be a BLENDED service. Sunday school will be at 9:00 a.m. and worship service will be at 10:00 a.m. That is the only service that Sunday.
July 8 (Friday) - The Membership Ministry Team plans a trip to the T-Bones game. Game time is 7:05 p.m. The Bus will leave the church at 5:30 p.m. T-Bones vs. Sioux City Explorers. Ticket Prices are $10.50 each and you must sign up and pay for tickets by June 15th. Seats available for up to 25. A sign-up sheet in located in the annex on the wooden table. You may bring payment to church office or place in offering on Sunday.
July 17-21 (Sunday - Thursday) - Vacation Bible School will be held. The theme is "Wild About God'. Make plans now to be part of the fun. Volunteers needed in all areas. More info to come. Stay tuned!
The Latest Edition of the Christian Visitor Newsletter is online!
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The Acolyte Schedule is out!
The Acolyte Schedule for the Fall of 2015 is out. It is available in the 'Church Information' tab, under 'Schedules'. Click here for quick access.
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!
9:00 AM Sunday School
10:00 AM Worship Service
Memorial Sunday ~ May 29, 2016
We will remember those that have passed away within our church family this past year. The Dedication Service of Remembrance will be held during the 10 A.M. Blended Worship Service on the 29th.
Those remembered are:
Joseph “Joe” M Frakes Steven Charles Campbell Robert “Bob” Alvin Shuck Roy Wayne Hale
Phyllis Jean Kottman Roy W. Marlatt
Pauline Shuck Marjorie May Merritt
We will also dedicate the 8 new white
8 ft banquet tables purchased in loving memory of JACK HIGLEY with his memorial funds.
2016 Serving Schedules are out!
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NEW!!! - Check out Pastor Jim's Blog. The link is under the 'Pastor's Blog' tab at the top of this page.
Jack's thought of the day:
When Satan throws
you a curve.
Go to Jesus
or batting practice.
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.