Jan 14, 2019

Team Leader/Committee Chair Meeting

Calling All 2019 Ministry Team Leaders (Committee Chairs)! We are having an informational meeting on January 14th at 6pm. We will cover some basic information on security and building policy, go over the calendar, talk about communication, and other ways that we can support one another in the coming year. If you cannot attend, please let Rev. Mik know so that she can make sure you have the information to share with your team.
Dec 9, 2018


Come celebrate the birth of Christ with First UMC’s El Dorado Christmas Cantata, “Emanuel, God With Us!” We will have a combined worship at 10 am on December 9th. Our Chancel Choir will give the message that day in songs of great joy and good tidings! You are invited to come hear the message of the greatest gift given to the world, the Savior, Jesus Christ.
Nov 28 – Dec 23, 2018

The Redemption of Scrooge Class

The Redemption of Scrooge, from Matt Rawle’s The Pop in Culture Series, shows us how the teachings of Jesus can be found in Dickens’ Christmas classic. From the ghosts of Christmas past, to the Life of the present, and the resurrection of Christmas future, this Advent study will “bless us every one” and reinvigorate our spiritual journeys as we look at this familiar story through the lens of faith. Sunday mornings: Dec. 2 – 23 at 10 a.m. Wednesday evenings:…
Nov 11, 2018

One Heart Discussions

Join us for a potluck meal followed by a panel and table discussions about the intersection of faith and sexual orientation/gender identity. Come ready to listen and understand all viewpoints so we can approach this season of uncertainty in the UMC with love, grace, and a healthy sense of humility.
Nov 19, 2018

Thanksgiving with Skelly

Here’s an opportunity to express our gratitude for our partner school, Skelly Elementary! Join us for lunch on Nov. 19 and/or donate items to be enjoyed by all. Sign up on-line or using the sign up sheet in the welcome center November 4 – 11. Questions? Contact Linda Larson at or call the church office at 316.321.6220.  
Dec 19, 2018

Cantata Practice

Cantata Practice will begin October 10th at 6p in the Choir Room
Nov 25, 2018


It’s Movie Night at First UMC! Join us as we watch the holiday classic Scrooge in Fellowship Hall. Bring along pillows, blankets, or whatever else you need to be comfortable. We will serve refreshments. In the following weeks, join us for an advent study that connects the story of Scrooge with the story of Jesus’ birth!
Sep 30, 2018

Fellowship at the Park

Trinity UMC has invited FirstUMC to participate in a potluck and Fellowship at Forrest Park on September 30! Please bring lawn chairs and a covered dish (enough to feed your family)! Trinity is providing drinks, silverware, plates, and bug spray. Let’s end our Season of Creation with a fun time of fellowship enjoying God’s handiwork!
Nov 15, 2018

All Church Thanksgiving Potluck Dinner

We are thankful for you! The all-church Thanksgiving dinner will include a traditional Thanksgiving meal complete with turkey and the trimmings! The UMW circles – Lydia and Naomi, have donated funds for the dinner so no need to bring anything except yourselves and a hearty appetite. We hope to see you Thursday, Nov 15 at 6pm!
Oct 3, 2018

Blessing of the Animals/Dog Wash

Join us as Rev. Mik offers a special blessing on our animals and our kids run a free will donation dog wash! Proceeds will help fund service projects for the coming year. Dog and cat treats will also be available for free.
Sep 10, 2018

Grandparents’ Tea at Skelly

Please join us as we serve as substitute grandparents at Skelly Elementary. This is a rewarding experience that helps us further our partnership with the school.
Sep 19 – Nov 14, 2018


Join Rev. Mik and Sue Meyers for this discipleship experience! Learn a little more about spiritual disciplines (like prayer, reading scripture, etc) and our identity as Methodists and as people connected with this church. Each class will start in the library, but be prepared to move and explore. After all, the church loses its power when confined to a building! Childcare is available. Runs Sept. 19 – Nov. 14, with no class on Oct. 31. Click here to register. For…