Holy Week Schedule 2014

April 13 - Palm Sunday

The Sanctuary Choir will be presenting a Cantata at both services.  

Thursday, April 17 - Maundy Thursday Service 7pm

This service includes communion.

Friday, April 18 - Good Friday Service 7pm

Saturday, April 19 - Easter Vigil 8pm

Meet in the Chapel.


Sunrise Service - 6:30am

Chapel and Courtyard

Easter Breakfast

7:30-10:30am Fellowship Hall

Easter Morning Services

8:15am and 10:35am

Children's Easter Egg Hunt

10:00am promptly


Camp Chippewa

Are you looking for summer activities and a way to meet new friends and grow in your faith?  Camp Chippewa in Ottawa, Kansas is a great place to go!  The theme for summer 2014 is: Get Real, Finding Your True Self in Jesus.  There are many different types of camps and several dates to help you find what works for YOU.  FUMC pays half tuition for church members.  Go to the website to explore your options and to register on-line, campchippewa.org

Contact the Children's Director at 342-6186

if you have questions. 

Save the Date

This year Vacation Bible School will be held July 13-16 from 6-8pm.  Join us for an amazing VBS experience.  God filled the world with a lot of crazy creatures...including you!!

Click the logo to register!

Interested in some

Family Fun?

Come join us on Sunday, April 27 for a FUMC family day at the Girl Scout Camp.  We will gather at the camp from 12-3pm for a cookout and family activities.  Please sign up on the children's bulletin board by April 20, so we have a lunch count.  A great time to enjoy family time in the great outdoors, have hours of fun, and meet new friends.  Coordinated by Children's Council. 

Upcoming Events

New Member Sunday

April 27 (10:35), 2014

Join us as we welcome new members

into our congregation.


Confirmation Sunday

May 4, 2014

We have several young adults who will be confirming their faith and their vows of baptism.


Mother's Day

May 11, 2014


Graduation Sunday

May 18, 2014

Those graduating from high school or college will be recognized at this service.  If you have someone you would like recognized in our bulletin, please let the office know before May 14.




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



Sunday Morning

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

Sunday School 9:15 a.m. (all ages)

Jeannie Jensen

Senior Pastor

Austin Rivera

Associate Pastor

Kurt Cooper

ESU Campus Minister

First United Methodist Church

823 Merchant

Emporia, Kansas  66801

(620) 342-6186


The 10:35 service is broadcast live on KVOE (1400) AM and tape delayed on Cable One Channel 70 at 4:00 p.m. Sunday afternoon.

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