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Sunday School Classes

We offer a wide variety of Sunday School classes designed  to meet the needs of all ages.  Our classes begin at 9:30 am Sunday morning.

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Worship on Wednesdays

We gather each Wednesday to worship together.  We begin at 5:00 pm with a come and go meal.  At 5:50 we worship in the sanctuary with our Youth Prayze Band. Then at 6:15 we offer programming for all ages.  

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Cookies for Camp

  Cookies for Camp Explained

The Children’s Advisory Board is asking at least 50 cookie bakers to provide four dozen, homemade cookies, any variety.  If you’d like to bring more, please do!!  

Do not package your cookies because we will be loading the dining room tables with a variety of all flavors.  We will also have a special table for any containing nuts, so please mark accordingly.

We will be setting up tables on Saturday, December 15 and would appreciate some cookies by then to be prepared for our 9:00 a.m. start on Sunday, December 16.  Cookies can be placed in the freezer in the kitchen, clearly marked.

On the day of the sale:

1. We will hand you a box and plastic glove.
2. You shop through all the tables of cookies, selecting exactly what you want to put in your box.
3. Pay for your cookies. ($7/dozen or $4/half dozen)
4. Support a great cause and help send a camper to church camp!

Stock up on awesome, HOMEMADE cookies!


COOKIES FOR CAMP- TODAY, Sunday, December 16,  9:00-noon. Will benefit camp fund.  Grab a box and fill it with homemade cookies.  1 dozen cookies $7.00 and ½ dozen cookies $4.00.

This is FEED THE HUNGRY Sunday!



Thank you for your support of the Hays High Food Pantry that you have offered this year.  We are continuing to collect food items through this holiday season.  You will find a list of suggested items on the mission board in the parlor.  Many families will go without food over the holidays, so as part of the mission of the church, we are asking for your continued support in sharing our blessings with others.  Food items can be placed on the pantry shelves in the parlor at the church.

MISSIONS CORNER:  From December 1 through December 31, 2018, the Missions Committee will be supporting the Ronald McDonald Houses of Wichita through filling their wish list.  We are working with Hays High DECA to collect the wish list items and deliver them to the houses in January.  Each year RMHC of Wichita helps over 1600 sick children and their families through two Ronald McDonald Houses and the Ronald McDonald Family Room.  They rely on Wish List donations to help make families lives a little bit easier.  Thank you in advance for caring and sharing!  Priority Needs:  gift cards for Walmart, Dillons, Target & Office Max for purchasing items needed for operations, coffee (grounds & K-cup), individual snacks, crackers, chips, laundry soap (HE), disinfectant wipes, deodorant.  Wish List items:  fruit,

jello, pudding cups, cookie/muffin mix, frosting, pepper, disposable cups and bowls, canned fruits and vegetables, disposable razors (men/women), paper towels, crock pot liners, multipurpose spray, travel size shampoo/conditioner, hair ties, computer paper, chip clips, chocolate syrup, disposable aluminum pans (9X13), Microwave meals in boxes like Hamburger Helper.

CHRISTMAS IS A TIME FOR GIVING!!  The Community Assistance Center is asking for your support of $50.00 to sponsor a family for a Christmas Food Basket.  Please bring or mail your donation to the Community Assistance Center so everyone may have a Merry Christmas!! 12th and Oak, Hays.  Thank you for giving.


TODAY,  Sunday, December 16, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Hays First United Methodist Church.  Suggested donation: $10.00 (larger gifts gladly accepted) SONGS & DESSERTS of the SEASONS.  Terry Crull, director. Terry Crull 785-639-3200 and Pam McGowne 785-635-2191.

Come join us in sharing and hearing prayers, scripture, and music that acknowledges that God’s presence is for those who mourn, for those who struggle.  Share your Christian love and comfort with those who need  your prayers and presence.  Know that God’s Word comes to shine light into our darkness.  The Longest Night Service will be Friday, December 21st from  7-8 p.m. in the sanctuary.  Refreshments will follow in the dining room.

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