Due to USD #253 cancelling school on January 16, the church will also be closed and all activities cancelled. Sorry for any inconvenience. 

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



Jeannie Jensen Senior Pastor

Erynn Dahlke, Pastoral Intern

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.



Click to print your own Website Worship Guide, January 14, 2018

Halftime is Coming!

Wednesday Evening Classes and Activities
for all ages will begin January 24

Classes begin at 6:00 pm
Light family supper provided at 5:30 pm 

· Adult Classes
“Braving the Wilderness, 
The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone” by Brene Brown 

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A timely and important new book that challenges everything we think we know about cultivating true belonging in our communities, organizations, and culture, from the #1 bestselling author of Rising Strong, Daring Greatly, and The Gifts of Imperfection

“Shaken: Discovering Your True Identity in the Midst of Life’s Storms” by Tim Tebow
“Shaken shows us a side of Tim Tebow that we’ve never gotten to see before. In this book, Tim comes alongside his reader and says, ‘I’ve been there too,’ and proceeds to show us how God is faithful even when our entire lives feel shaken to the core.”
—Mark Batterson, pastor and New York Times bestselling author of The Circle Maker

Disciple Bible Series “Invitation to the New Testament” This is a condensed Disciple Bible Study that will finish during Halftime.

We are also offering Sanctuary Choir rehearsal for those interested in being in the choir. Their practice will begin at 6:30 pm.
· Halftime
          Children (ages 3 through 5th grade) will be learning about Super Heroes!
          Join us for games, singing, Bible lessons & snacks!
· eMerge
           Middle School Youth Group (grades 6-8)
          Games, fun, snacks and growing in our faith.
          Join our Middle School Group and bring a friend!
          All are welcome!
· Nursery is available for children birth to age 2