Welcome to the
 First United Methodist Church
     of Independence, Kansas!

What is our purpose?
   We come to know God and
 we go to love people.


Members of the First United Methodist Church are People Who Care, empowered by the Holy Spirit, sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ through a loving, accepting fellowship which nurtures the Christian faith serving the community of Independence, Kansas.


Join us on Sundays:

200 South Penn Ave

8:30 a.m. Worship in Gault Chapel
(First Floor)
9:30 a.m. Sunday School
10:45 a.m. Worship in the Sanctuary 10:45 a.m.

Special Happenings

July 6-10 Youth Mission Trip

Growth with Integrity
A family-friendly event!
Friday, July 17, from 6:30 to 9:00 pm.
Saturday, July 18, from 8:00 to 2:00 pm.
Everything is designed to be integrated into your personal
 and professional life, with the focus on
creating a new vision and designing future developments for FUMC.
Call the church to reserve your space.  
Facilitated by Reverend Bill Selby,
President of both The Center for Pastoral Effectiveness of the Rockies
 and Growth with Integrity Resources.
He will also teach Sunday School
and preach on July 19th.
 An event you don't want to miss.

July 20 - 24 VBS
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Check out the Great Plains Annual Conference. 


The Latest Televised Sermon

 For a more information about the TV Ministry available
 on Cable One Channel 10 and the Internet,
please click on the TV/Internet Ministry tab on the main menu.


A Message from Our Pastor

Rev. Melanie Adams

Church Calendar

Prayer changes things!

To activate our Prayer Chain call  
Corky Sanford at 
620 331-4750

Upper Room Daily Devotional

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