Making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.


Ron Harris Co-Pastor

Karla Sheffy Co-Pastor

Kurt Cooper ESU Campus Minister

First United Methodist Church
823 Merchant, Emporia, Kansas 66801
Phone: (620) 342-6186


Sunday Morning

8:15 a.m. and 10:35 a.m.

Sunday School 9:15 a.m.  (all ages)

Nursery provided for birth to age 3

The 10:35 service is broadcast live on KVOE (1400) AM radio and live streamed. Click HERE for live streaming. If you would like to be on our email list for our e-newsletter, The Connection, then please let the office know your email address, or click HERE to sign-up yourself. Our location is Handicap Accessible.



Print your own Website Worship Guide August 12th, 2018


Mainstream UMC

Rev. Dr. Mark Holland is a third generation United Methodist Pastor. Mark has served in the Kansas East/Great Plains Conferences since 1994. At the 2016 United Methodist General Conference, in the midst of another bitter division around human sexuality, Mark made the motion on the floor asking the Council of Bishops to come back with a plan to build consensus in the church. That plan has become The One Church Model.

Join us as we welcome Rev. Dr. Mark Holland to speak to interested congregation members about The Way Forward Commission and Mainstream UMC on August 15 at 6:30 pm. Click HERE for more information.