Our friendly and engaging congregation wants to make your time with us spiritually uplifting and comfortable. We hope this information will help to make you feel at ease.
We are delighted you have choosen to visit us. We have special parking just for you. The places we have reserved espeically for you are in the main parking lot (the second driveway entrance) near the church front doors. Signs are displayed for your ease in finding convenient and open parking.
Handicapped parking is available in the main parking lot and also in the lower level parking lot near the west door entry.
We want you to be relaxed and comfortable while you are here. However, we ask that you dress with respect. Respect for yourself. Respect for others. Respect for God. Modesty never goes out of style.
We are excited to meet and have the opportunity to greet you. Arriving 15 minutes prior to worship allows us time to help you find a name tag, get a bulletin, and let's you meet the Pastor, who circulates among those gathered before worship. We have a 5 minutes countdown to assist everyone to know when it's time to find a seat for worship.
We hope you will join us after worship in the new Welcome Center. We want you to have the opportunity to ask questions about our congregation and enjoy a special treat along with some coffee, tea, or hot chocolate. The Welcome Center is just inside the front doors to your right.
We are happy to provide a volunteer Nursery which is available for infants through those 4 years of age. Sarah-Margaret, our nursery staff person, and our volunteers are happy to entertain your children in a playroom just inside the sanctuary while you take the opportunity to worship.
To Those with Young Children
Our Commitment to Children
Children Infant through 5th Grade
We have classes for your children overseen by our Children's Ministry Coordinator. The children meet on the lower level in classrooms S3 and N1. You will find the classroom code above the door. You can access the lower lever from one of three stair wells or by using the elevator on the east end of the upper and lower level hallways. Stairwells are located behind the sanctuary on the south side near the audio/video booth, near the east entrance on the upper level, and on the west end of the building down the hallway between the sanctuary and the office area. You can contact our Children's Ministry staff by email: email@example.com or phone: 913.897.2101, ext. 26. It find out about more programs just for children, visit our Children's Page.
We have classes for our middle school and senior high school students. Each group meets individually in classrooms S1 and S2. You will find the classroom code above the door. Our Youth Director, Kevin Nixon, oversees this program. You can contact Kevin for more information by email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone: 913.897.2101, ext.27.
We also have Youth Groups for both middle and senior high school students. Visit our Youth page for more information.
If you are interested in joining our church, we ask that you speak with our Pastor. You can contact him by email: email@example.com, or phone: 913.897.2101, ext 22. Find out more about what we believe and the vow taken to join the United Methodist Church.
This guide below will provide you the information about using our facility for all occasions. You can use the following information for quick contact after you have read the guidelines provided.
General Building Use: firstname.lastname@example.org
We love to answer questions and help people make new connections with each others and those Christ calls us to love, our neighbor. Our engaging community is excited about mission work of all kinds. We have educational opportunities for adults, Sunday School and Youth Group for the youth, and Sunday School and a mid week program, Kid Connection, for the children. Check out those pages for more information on classes and events. We also enjoy social events with one another. So whether you are interested in being involved with mission work or just want an opportunity to get to know some of the people that make up our congregation, you can use the connections below to help you get started.
Want to do some hands on work to share the love of Christ with others. You can do so through events overseen and planned by our Missions Team, through the United Methodist Women, or the United Methodist Men. Opportunities include:
All Church Missions
Della Lamb - November & December
Odd Jobbers - Handy man service
Stilwell Caring Ministries - Food Pantry (at the First Baptist Church of Stilwell)
Contact our Missions Team for more information.
Adopt-A Highway - Highway litter cleanup, done three times per year.
Blood Drive - Save a life by donating in the months of April, July, and September.
Contact the UMM for more information.
Safehome - Workdays include various projects as needed by Safehome. RSVP required.
Project Patricia - Sewing Project (done at the church)
Community for Kids - Weekend Food Packs
Sole Hope Shoe Project - Shoe Cutting Project (done at the church)
Contact the UMW for more information.
Social Programs for Adults:
Dinner's Out Groups
If you want the opportunity to meet people in a small social group setting, a Dinner's Out Group is a good place to start. Groups are formed once every six months, usually September and April) and you can opt to be in a regular group that meets monthly or attach yourself as an occassional attender where groups will invite you to join them if one of the regular members or couple can join the group for that months event. For additional information or to get assigned to a group, contact the church office: email@example.com.
This social group meets once a month on the first Friday of the month to play bridge. We welcome couples and will include singles as long as we can find another single partner to play regularly. For more information contact the church office: firstname.lastname@example.org.
19335 Metcalf Avenue
Stilwell, KS 66085-8536
Changing Lives Through
Worship, Education, and Mission
A Christ-centered community that nurtures hearts, minds, and souls.
A world of Neighbors connected to the love of God through Christ
08:30 am - 03:00 pm
We're looking forward to hearing from you!