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Welcome To Kearney First UMC
Love God | Love Our Neighbors | Make Disciples

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About Us

Love God. Love Our Neighbors. Make Disciples of Christ.

Kearney First United Methodist Church welcomes all individuals seeking God’s love, and we keep our doors open to every soul seeking to welcome Jesus into their hearts. We invite you to open your heart and allow His grace to fill your soul.

 

Our church stands as a beacon of hope in Kearney, Nebraska. We are a place of acceptance, peace, and joy to all who are moved to join us. Our church family is richly diverse, with people of different ages and backgrounds coming together to worship and serve together. Get in touch to find out more or join us for a service in person or online.

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Announcements and Upcoming Events

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Serendipity Groups
Serendipity Groups

Are you looking for an easy way to connect with new people from the church? If so, the serendipity group is for you. The Serendipity Group consists of six to eight adults who get together once a month for good old-fashioned Christian fellowship. They meet at different restaurants here in town on a quarterly basis. This group will start up in October. If this is something you are interested in, please call Arlene Shoemaker or the church office

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150th Anniversary Celebration
150th Anniversary Celebration

Our church is turning 150! Join us for anniversary celebrations on Sunday, November 6! We will have a special 11 AM church service followed by a BBQ, program, music, and recognitions in the Fellowship Hall. More information coming soon!

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Cub Scout Patches
Cub Scout Patches

The Cub Scout Troop is looking for volunteers to help sew badges onto their shirts. Contact the church office if you'd like to help out!

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Methods 1 Class
Methods 1 Class

Pastors Matt and Seungli will be hosting an updated Methods Class this year! This is open to all who are interested in joining Kearney First or are curious about Methodist history, beliefs, and membership. Contact the church office for more information.

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Christmas Program Practice
Christmas Program Practice

Christmas Program practice is right around the corner! Practices will begin October 9th from 1-2pm in the sanctuary! More information about the program will be coming soon.

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Fall Festival
Fall Festival

Come join us for fall-tastic fun at the Fall Festival happening Wednesday, September 28th from 5:30-8PM in the north parking lot. There will be plenty of campfire food, fun, games, and pumpkin carving for the whole family to enjoy! Can’t wait to see you there!

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YOUTH 2023
YOUTH 2023

Every four years, The United Methodist Church hosts a four day YOUTH event full of discipleship and fun. This event will be held July 23-29, 2023 in Daytona Beach, Florida.  Open to High School and Confirmation Students. Initial registration open until Halloween. $100 non refundable deposit required with registration.

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Sunday School Starts
Sunday School Starts

Sunday School begins this Sunday for our Children and Youth! If you'd like to volunteer to help, contact the church office!

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Kingdom Kids
Kingdom Kids

Kingdom Kids will begin August 17th and Sunday School will begin August 21st! We are in need of volunteers to teach the classes! All lessons and materials will be provided for you. Please contact Jeanine if you’d like to volunteer!

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Radio Sponsorship
Radio Sponsorship

Help spread the Gospel by sponsoring a Sunday radio broadcast! The cost is $199 per Sunday. Contact Ann in the office if interested.

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Holy Fit
Holy Fit

Join us for an adult fitness group focused on improving our physical and spiritual health! All levels of fitness welcome! We typically meet in the Heritage Room.

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Ushers & Greeters
Ushers & Greeters

Enjoy talking with others and saying good morning? Volunteer for the Usher and Greeter Team! Contact Ann in the office for more information.

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We hope to see you this weekend!

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