First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
301 North 7th Street
P.O. Box 626
Atchison, KS 66002-0626
Pre-Interim Minister - Russ Cooper
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
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
February 8 (Sunday) - The youth Group will have an all church spaghetti luncheon starting at 11:45 a.m. in Wolf Hall. There will be a freewill donation offering to go toward their summer mission trip. The menu will be: Spaghetti with sauce, garlic bread, desert, and a drink.
February 8 (Sunday) - Youth Group will have their regular meeting from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. NEED LESSON LEADERS FOR CHI RHO DISCUSSION.
February 10 (Tuesday) - Minister's cabinet meeting in the Chapel at 5:30 p.m.
February 10 (Tuesday) - New Board member training. This will be held in the Sanctuary starting at 6:30 p.m.
February 10 (Tuesday) - Monthly Board meetings. For scheduled times, see notice below on this page.
February 22 (Sunday) - Youth Group will have their regular meeting from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. in Wolf Hall.
February 22 (Sunday) - A service of celebration for Black History Month will be held in the sanctuary starting at 6:00 p.m. Communion will be served and a freewill offering will be collected. Monies received will be given to the Citizens for Community Action Program and will be used for scholarships. Special music will be provided by the Peacemakers and another group. Following the service, a cookie reception will be held in the Annex hosted by the Fellowship Ministry Team.
March 21 (Saturday) - The church will feed the home bound and less fortunate through The Loaves and Fishes Project. A sign up sheet is available in the annex to participate. Kitchen help and/or drivers/delivers are always needed. Start time is 9:00 a.m. at Project Concern.
The Acolyte Schedule is out!
The Acolyte Schedule for the Spring 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!
Sunday School Registration Form and the Permission Slip Form are available in the 'Forms' page under ' Church Information'. Click here to go there.
The Latest Edition of the Christian Visitor Newsletter is online!
Find it under the Home tab, in the Christian Visitor Newsletter Page. Click the button below to go there now!
Request for Information
If you have some information you would like displayed on the Video monitor in the annex, please contact Keith Rawson. Keith is handling the display for the church. Information to be posted on the slide show can be sent to him at: email@example.com or Rosie at the Church office (firstname.lastname@example.org). Thanks Keith for keeping the church informed of happenings within the church!
Cinnamon Rolls for Sale!
The Youth Group will once again be selling Cinnamon Rolls. The cost will be $13.00 per dozen or $7.00 for a 1/2 dozen. The rolls will be made on January 23rd and will be delivered that day or can be picked up at the church on Sunday, January 24th. The money raised will go toward Raymond Felton's IAS trip to New York and Washington D.C. with the Christian Church in KS Youth and Sponsors. Please contact Raymond Felton, Deborah Myers, or Sharon Bullock if you want to place an order. There is also a sign up sheet in the Annex.
Jack's thought of the day -
New Spiritual atmosphere
A sweet, sweet Spirit
it’s the Spirit of the Lord.
Congregational Meetings Results
Results of the Sunday, December 7, 2014
· 2015 Board Officers Elected:
Trustee: David Gatewood
Elders: Jacque Pregont, Rhonda Shell, Todd Stillings, Vicki Tate
Deacons: Kevin Dykstra, Monty Isaacs, Brad Lee, Rick Stark, Ron Tuley, Gary Wohlgemuth
Deaconesses: Kathy Botts, Brooke Genail, Tiffany Hale*, Heidie Hennen*, Christy Isaacs, Cindy Jacobson, Kylee Kottman, Alison Kuhnert, Christen Lacey, Heather Matthias, Tammy Parrott, Patty Phillippe, Michelle Stanton, Peggy Stark*, Kelley Stillings
* - filling unexpired terms
Purchase property at 712 Atchison – not to exceed $14,000 including demolition, dumping fees, grading and reseeding. Board approved at November 11, 2014 meeting and the monies to come from the Butler-Huston Trust funds.
YES – 85 NO – 15 Abstain – 6
Young at Heart to Disband
December 8 - The Young at Heart 55+ group has decided to DISCONTINUE meeting. The numbers have dropped tremendously in the last couple of months. The group started meeting on May 14th, 2007 and over the years gave $1,969.41 to the Food Pantry and $845.63 to the church for paper supplies.
Click on the button below to connect to a video of our 2014 Vacation Bible School - Water, Water, Everywhere!
FCC Atchison Youth Group
Youth Group Schedule: Grades 6-8 & 9-12
February 8 (Sunday) - Youth Group will have their regular meeting from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. in Wolf Hall. NEED LESSON LEADERS FOR CHI RHO DISCUSSION.
February 22 (Sunday) - Youth Group will meet from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. in Wolf Hall.
2014 Serving Schedules are out!
They are located under 'Church Information, Schedules, Serving Schedules, 2014 Serving Schedules'. Click Here for quick access.
2015 Board Officers
Chairperson - John Jacobson
Vice-Chairperson - Keith Rawson
Secretary – Sharon Bullock
Trustees Chairperson – Ron Thompsom
Elders Chairperson – Joe Bullock
Deacons Chairperson – Buddy Baldridge
Deaconesses Chairperson – Cindy Jacobson
2014 Ministry Team Chairpersons
Adult Christian Education – ?
Fellowship – Barbara Piper
Membership – Helen Birkinsha
Property & Grounds – Roger Phillippe
World Outreach – Jaine Smart
Stewardship – Jeff Caudle
Evangelism – ?
Worship – Sharon Sowers
Youth Christian Education – Vicki Jones
Scholarship – Marilyn Albright
Memorial Gifts – Michelle Stanton
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.