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
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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
June 23-25 (Thursday - Saturday - FCC Annual trip to Branson. The bus will leave the church at 7:00 a.m. on Thursday and will return Saturday afternoon.
June 27 (Monday) - Christian Women's Fellowship -
Our next CWF meeting is Monday, June 27, 2016 at noon. We will have the annual June luncheon in Wolf Hall. We will have a potato bar with fixings to go with it. Our guest speaker will be Peggy Stark who "signs" to music with the Praise Band. The ladies from Second and Cummings Christian Churches will be our guests. If you would like to join us, please RSVP to Susan Cummings at (913) 370-8522.
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!
August 13 (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.
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!
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!
2016 Serving Schedules are out!
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Jack's thought of the day:
Those who think they are Spirit-filled may not be.
Those who have strong desire may not be.
Those who obey the Spirit are.
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.