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Pastor’s Notes

Pastor’s Notes

“Enter the narrow gate, for the gate is wide and the way is easy that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many.  For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few.”  […]

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From the Pastor

From the Pastor

. Some years ago, a Scottish minister told his congregation about how he’d had a dream that he had died… When he arrived at the pearly gates, to his dismay, he was denied entrance into the heavenly kingdom until he presented his credentials.  Proudly, the pastor articulated […]

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From the Pastor…

From the Pastor…

Just as it says in Romans 12:5: Though we are many in thought, action and belief in Christ, we are one body in Christ and each member belongs to the other.  We are called by God to remember and pray for all members of the body of […]

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From the Pastor

From the Pastor

As we gather once again as a church community each and every Sunday, we would like to remind you that thanks to our COVID-19 safety team, the church building and facility is well maintained, thoroughly cleaned and sanitized.  You safety is of utmost importance to us.  Please […]

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From the Church Board…

From the Church Board…

Greetings to Members and Attendees of First Christian Church: Just a note to let you know that although we have not been meeting together on Sundays, your church leadership has been working.  From Mark doing online church services to Ethel and the Trustees securing a payroll protection […]

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Hello Friends,

Hello Friends,

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer, petition and thanksgiving, present your request to God.  And the peace of God which transcends all understanding will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.”  (Philippians 4:6-7) Yes, these are exciting times in which […]

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Dear Fellow Disciples,

Dear Fellow Disciples,

We continually pray for you and with you as we adjust to this new change of lifestyle, daily habits, and community engagement. But even though we are “Socially” divided,  we are united in Christ and through Christ. CHURCH BOARD MEETING With the advent of the possibility of […]

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Letter from the Pastor

Letter from the Pastor

Dear Fellow Disciples: We would like to thank you for your commitment and dedication to Christ.  We would also like to thank you for your encouragement and prayers during these days. The Church Office will continue to be open during normal daily business hours (M – Th, […]

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Lent – A Time of Solemn Observance

Lent – A Time of Solemn Observance

Next Wednesday, February 26th, we will begin the 6-week long season of Lent with the commencement of the Ash Wednesday Service, beginning at 11:30 AM. Each year, during the season of Lent, we are asked to reflect upon our faith walk and look for ways in which […]

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Historical Evidence

Historical Evidence

As we begin this New Year, in trying to be better Disciples of Christ, we thought it might help strengthen our faith walk if we look briefly at the historical evidence of our faith.  So, let’s briefly take a look at the historical Jesus — of what […]

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Meet the Disciples

First Christian Church is a Disciples of Christ congregation. Learn more about the Disciples on our Kansas region site and our main denomination page.

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First Christian Church

319 W. Laurel St.
Independence, KS 67301

620-331-3800