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


Ron Harris Co-Pastor

Karla Sheffy Co-Pastor

Kurt Cooper ESU Campus Minister

Erynn Dahlke Pastoral Intern

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


Great Plains UMC Website


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  Dec 9 815 or Dec 9 1035



“Crazy, Busy, Peaceful, Holy Night”

Children’s Christmas Service
Sunday, December 9, at 10:35 a.m.


Faithful, Christmas Through the Eyes of Joseph by Adam Hamilton is the Advent study for 2018. Join us on Wednesdays, at 10:00 am OR at 6:00 pm for 4 weeks to participate. Or check with your Sunday School Class to see if they are offering it during class. Call the office to sign up so we can have enough books available.