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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.

Our Staff

Rev Tom Brady
Senior Pastor
Rev. Jeni Anderson
West Campus Lead Pastor
Sara Wentz
Minister of Music
Morgan Harrison
Director, WC Worship
Dr Tandy Reussner
Linda Edman
Office Manager
Deb Rukes
Administrative Assistant
Kristy Teska
Finance Manager
Marc Ridenour
Facilities Manager
Laurie Kallenbach
Director, Congregational Care
Susan Mercer
Wesley KU Campus Minister
Tami Clark
Director, Youth Ministries
Darian Eddy
Director, Children's Ministries
Eve Loos
Director, Kids First Preschool
John Oliver
Cindy Nelson
Media Manager

Questions about First Church?

Contact us

First Church, Lawrence, Ks
A United Methodist Family

946 Vermont St
Lawrence, KS 66044-2832