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



Jeannie Jensen Senior Pastor

Christine Potter Associate Minister

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.  It is also tape delayed on Cable One Channel 70 at 4:00 p.m. Sunday afternoon.  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.


Halftime Logo 2016Wednesday Evening Classes & Activities for all ages thru Oct. 26

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

Children (ages 3 through 5th grade)
Middle School Youth Group (grades 6-8)
Nursery is available for children birth to age 2.


Support Our Youth!!

Youth Stocks will be on sale September 25 through October 9, 2016. Your purchase ensures that our youth will continue to have meaningful experiences and grow in their faith through mission trips, conference events, and weekly meetings. For your purchase, you receive “dividends” such as youth labor, Super Bowl subs, car detailing, and many others. Come to our table on Sundays, stop by the office during the week, or contact Barb Muench at for more information or to purchase your stocks!  FUMC Youth really appreciate your support!


Guest Preacher and Pepto Oct 2

We are excited to welcome Jeff Hassel, Executive Director of ODIM Guatemala, to the pulpit on October 2. Jeff joined the ODIM staff in June 2014 after serving 20 years as an ordained pastor in the United Methodist Church. For six of those years, Jeff served as a pastor, construction manager, coordinator of international volunteer teams in the northern European country of Lithuania……

Camp Chippewa Family Day!

Camp Chippewa Family Day is Sunday, October 9. We will leave the church at 2pm. The middle school and high school kids can ride the church bus. All others will car pool to the camp. We will be grilling hot dogs, exploring a corn maize for children and for adults, playing children’s games and much more! We plan to return to the church by 7pm. Children are free and the cost for each adult will be $5 . We hope to see you all at this wonderful fall activity!!!