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First United Methodist Church of Kennewick

2 South Dayton Street, Kennewick, WA 99336
Congregation

212

Languages

English

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This is an historic old church in downtown Kennewick, but with a vibrant modern flavor! We seek to offer a blended worship style of traditional United Methodist worship along with praise and sharing that fits a more contemporary style. Each Sunday morning worship will be different in terms of its music leadership, but predictable in terms of its order: First Sunday is communion, music is led by organ, piano, and chancel choir. Second through Fifth Sundays are more contemporary/blended with organ, piano as well as praise bands, and contemporary, youth and children's choirs depending on the Sunday.

You will discover a truly multi-generational congregation with active children, youth and adult ministries. We are seeking to practice the Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations and could use your help in accomplishing these ministry characteristics: Radical Hospitality, Risk-taking Outreach and Service, Intentional Faith Development, Passionate Worship, and Extravagant Generosity. We also seek to practice open hearts, open minds and open doors, along with open hands of caring.

Church can happen anywhere.  It happens when we create learning opportunities that transform lives. It happens when we create safe environments where children can play and learn. It happens when education makes the path to citizenship a little easier. And when our sacrifices help nourish students’ minds and bodies. That’s putting beliefs into action.

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First United Methodist Church of Kennewick
2 South Dayton Street
Kennewick, WA 99336

office@kennewickfirst.com
(509) 582-2163

What We Offer

Truly active and vibrant children, youth, worship and women's ministries. Various music groups from praise teams to traditional children,youth and adult choirs including a contemporary adult choir. A variety of studies for faith development. Active mission outreach to local community, nation and world! We have an active transportation ministry comprised of two 15 passenger buses and one 42 passenger bus for larger group outings. We regularly pick up retirement and home-bound people for Sunday worship including those in wheel chairs.

Today

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Njukinjiru, Kenya
Overview

Provides hunger relief and school support, 2nd visit planned for late September 2010. Call office for contact information.

Habitat for Humanity
Overview

Local home builds and women's builds

Missions Outreach
Overview

Various ministries have included Alaska, Hawaii, Biloxi, Houma, and Galvaston, call office for contact information

Youth Mission Trip, late June
Overview

Active KFUMY high school age participants. Past trips include Mexico, Montana and Washington State

Cub Scouts
Date

Every Wednesday from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Boy Scouts
Date

Every Monday from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

KFUMY - Junior High
Overview

Usually meets on Sunday afternoon or evening, but with many outings and activites. This is a very active group of 40+ youth and a dozen adult helpers staffed by a second full time youth director.

Piecemakers
Date

This event occurs every second Wednesday of the month

KFUMY - Senior High
Overview

Meets on Sunday afternoon or evening, with many special outings and activities. Call the church office for most recent schedule. This is a very active group of 40+ youth and a dozen aldult helpers staffed by a full time youth director.

United Methodist Women Unit Meeting, with lunch
Date

This event occurs every third Wednesday of the month from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm

Overview

Call office for smaller "circle" fellowships

Cornerstone Dinner
Date

Every Tuesday from 6:00 pm to 6:30 am

Overview

Mid-October - May, except holidays

A/V for worship
Overview

Runs sound board and computer for overhead projection, Sunday worship and special services. Call church office for contact person.

Summer Special Music
Date

Every Sunday from 9:00 am to 11:30 am

Overview

June-August, provides offertory or other special music: voice or instrument. Call church office for contact information

9:00 Greeters
Date

Every Sunday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am

Overview

Call Office for contact person

Greeters
Date

Every Sunday at 10:30 am

Overview

Call office for contact person

Chancel Choir
Date

Every Wednesday from 6:15 pm to 7:00 pm

Overview

Sings Sunday morning worship services monthly, Sept-May

Contemporary Church Choir ("3Cs")
Date

Every Wednesday from 7:15 pm to 8:00 pm

Overview

Sings monthly in Sunday morning worship, Sept-May

Lay Shepherding
Overview

Call church office for contact information

Stephen Ministry
Shawl Group
Date

This event occurs every first Saturday of the month from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Date

Every Wednesday from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Narcotics Anonymous
Date

Every Saturday from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm

God's Fellows
Date

Every Friday from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Overview

Men's Bible study; meets on the first and the third Fridays only.

Prayer Group
Date

Every Monday at 11:00 am

Soul Soup Kitchen
Date

Every Thursday from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Jerry Poole

Pastor

Harriet Wilkin

Associate Pastor

Within the UMC Connection

Driving Directions

Located in old downtown Kennewick on the corner of Kennewick Avenue and Dayton street, just west of "The Parkade" and north of Kennewick High School.

Pacific Northwest Annual Conference
www.pnwumc.org
Seven Rivers District
www.pnwumc.org/117-2
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