Welcome to First Church!

One Church - two campuses

Lots of great people

We are the church together - join us!

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In response to the Executive Orders of Governor Kelly and the direction of the Great Plains Conference,
we have cancelled our on site worship services and events until further notice.

Reopen-Kansas-Framework     Great Plains UMC Corona Virus News and Updates Link

Highlight from the May 20th Task Force Update
The FUMC Ministry Task Force has decided it is premature, given the state phase-in plan
and the preparations that must be made, to announce at this time a date for a limited opening
of our church buildings. We will keep you posted as this changes.

See First Church Task Force News and Updates Here   

Car Parade Celebration to Thank and Congratulate Rev. Tom Brady

1. Join the Car Parade between 12:30-2:00 pm on Sunday, June 14, 2020, at the West Campus.

2.Bring any cards and love offerings you may wish to share with Tom.

3. Bring any written favorite memories for the "Memory Jar" for Tom.

*Cards, Love Offerings and Memories may also be mailed to the Church Office.

We look forward to celebrating Tom and wishing him well as he begins his new service as District Superintendent!

Mission & Justice Ministries
Vitally Important

Imagine facing this pandemic without
a safe place to shelter or the ability to access basic personal care and supplies.

Click the links to see how you can help

Check regularly on family,
friends and neighbors.

Office Staff is working hard on keeping the calendar current. Please know that the vast majority of events have been postponed or cancelled
Important meetings are now being scheduled through video conferencing.  If you have questions use the Contact Us form below.

Worship and Upcoming Events

Worship Online with Us!

New services available 8AM Sundays

Watch it Again!!!  Recorded services all available
on our First Church Lawrence Ks YouTube Channel  

Worship Daily with EveryDay Worship Devotional Guides

EveryDay Worship Devotional Guides

About First Church

Our Mission is to connect and empower people for living the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Believing that all people are unique and beloved children of God, Lawrence First United Methodist Church affirms that all persons, without exception, are welcome to participate fully in the life of our congregation.

We are a community of believers whose faith has been formed through reason, experience, scripture, and tradition.

Questions about First Church?

Contact us

First Church, Lawrence, Ks
A United Methodist Family

946 Vermont St
Lawrence, KS 66044-2832