First United Methodist Church of Osage City, Kansas
Monday, February 27, 2017
Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors

 Office/Basement Entrance                                       Front Main Entrance                                      Back/Handicapped Entrance and Parking

Join Us for Worship and Fellowship

Sunday Service: 10:45 am -- Sunday School: 9:30 am
219 South Sixth Street, Osage City, Kansas 66523
785-528-4443
 Office Hours:     Church Secretary and Pastor Purvis: Monday, Wednesday & Thursday - 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
                              Youth Director: Monday - 10:00 am - 2:00 pm & Wednesday - 1:00 - 2:00 pm
                              The office is closed Tuesday & Friday

Ash Wednesday Service

Join us Wednesday, March 1 at 7 pm 
Beginning our Lenten Season of Self-Denial and Prayer Together
Celebrating Christ’s love for us.

Lenten Bible Study

Join us for a 6-week study using video and resources from Robert Schnase’s book “Just Say Yes” we will study God’s intentions for today’s church in today’s culture and how we can be a part of that.  Facilitated by Pastor Alice we will look at the ways we say no to what God is calling us to and how to move into faithfully saying yes.  A great way to examine our own values and intentions as the body of Christ! Begins Sunday, March 5, at 6:30 pm in the church basement. For more information contact the church office 785-528-4443 or email Pastor@osagecityumc.com.  

Confirmation Class Starting Soon!

Our Confirmation Class will take place this year at an overnight retreat March 17-18. Instead of the ten week long class we've done before we will gather Friday evening at 5 p.m., spend the night and do activities through the day on Saturday, finishing up at 5 p.m.  Anyone 6th grade or older who would like to be confirmed, join the church, be baptized or learn more about our faith and church is welcome.  Please contact the office by phone or email to let them know you wish to participate in the retreat.

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ATTENTION K - 5th GRADERS

Kids ROC Wednesdays, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
  • Every Wednesday following that school is in Full Session.
  • Crafts, Snacks, Games, Homework Time, Music & More!
  • *Special Projects for 4th & 5th Graders!
  • Bus Rides to & from Kids ROC are available.
  • Contact Kayla Green for more info. (785)219-1439

Kids ROC Food Donations Needed

We are in need of some of the following items:
  • Ramen Noodles
  • Fresh Fruits such as Apples, Bananas & Oranges
  • Individual boxes of Raisins
  • Granola Bars or Crackers
  • Cans of Ravioli, Spaghetti O’s or Soups
  • Lunchables
  • Vegetables such as Baby Carrots
  • Juice Boxes or Pouches
  • Pudding or Jello Cups
  • Sandwich Makings: Lunch Meat, Bread & Cheese
  • Microwave Popcorn or Cookies
*Individually packaged foods are preferred.
Please leave donations in the church kitchen labeled “Kids ROC”

Need a Ride to Sunday School & Church?
We are doing a route around town with the Church Bus before Sunday School every Sunday for ANY Adults or Kids needing a ride! Call Kayla Green if you need a ride.

What's on the Pastor's Mind?

Ever wonder what the Pastor was thinking about? Now you can find out! Just click the "Let's Talk" tab above to go to the new blog. Be sure to click on "more" at the end of the "Pastor's Pen" note to see her continued comments, other's thoughts, answers, and questions to her comments, and, if you sign up and log in, you may create your own comment. Try it now and let us know what you think.   

UMCMarket Provides Online Shopping 

The General Council on Finance & Administration of the United Methodist Church has developed a free, online service that affords the opportunity for United Methodist church members to shop online and make a donation to the local church. See the information at UMCMarket.org for how our church can earn extra money.

Community Storm Shelter

The United Methodist Church has been designated as a Community Storm Shelter to give a safe place to members of the community in need. Signs are posted to show the way to the designated area in the event of tornado or severe storm warnings. 

Intentionally sharing God's love so people will come to know Christ
and serve as disciples for the healing of the world.

      

 

Weekly Scheduled Events

Sundays
Prayer Time
Everyone Invited
Prayer Garden
9:00 am
 
Sunday School
for all ages
9:30 am

transportation available
call the church office
by Thursday noon
if a ride is needed
 
Youth Group
Every Sunday Afternoon
At the church
Check for times!
 
Church at Osage Nursing
1st Sunday - 3:30
 
Church at Vintage Park
1st Thursday – 1:30pm
 
Church at Petersons Nursing
2nd and 4th Sundays – 3:30pm