The Weekly: January 23

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Financial Update
January Giving Goal:* $207,365
Received as of 1/16: $106,529
Still Needed to Meet Goal: $100,836

*Based on past giving trends.

General Fund Giving 1/16: $70,333
Renew 20-21 Giving 1/16: $1,190

Renew 20-21>>>

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A Closer Look
Begins Sunday, January 23, 10:45 am
Take a closer look at First Free! This 3-week intro class covers our mission—what we do; our methods—how we make disciples; and our message—what we believe. If you’re looking for ways to engage in the life of our community, this is a great next step. Our next session begins January 23. Please register online to let us know you’ll be coming. Questions? Feel free to contact Pastor Jordan Green.

Short-Term Missions Trip Interest Meeting
Sunday, January 23, 12:30-2:00 pm, Room A5
Are you interested in learning more about our short-term missions trips being planned for this year? Come to lunch Sunday, January 23, for a chance to hear the vision behind missions at First Free and how you can participate. Our Missions Committee will share about the global and local opportunities that are currently in the planning process and the next steps for participating in one of these trips. Please register online by Friday, January 21, if you plan to attend. If you have any questions, please contact Claire Chapman.

Young Adult Panel Discussion
NEW TIME & PLACE: Sunday, January 23, 2:30-4:30 pm, Outpost
Young adults, join us for a panel discussion on men’s and women’s roles in the church. Jordan Green, Jo Coltrain, Josh Hildebrand, and Jane Schaible will share their experiences in church ministry and discuss men’s and women’s roles in the church and how we work together to build up the kingdom of God. Questions submitted to the panel focus on the phrase “We Need Each Other.”

Our Young Adults group meets regularly to connect and build community. To stay informed on all the upcoming activities, email your mobile phone number to Pastor Jordan Krahn to be added to their GroupMe text group.

Retirement Open House
Sunday, January 30, 4-6 pm
Join us for a come-and-go retirement reception to honor Judy Hollander! Judy has faithfully led our Children’s Ministries for the past sixteen years and is retiring at the end of this month. We are so thankful for her faithful ministry teaching, equipping, leading, and caring for our children, volunteers, and staff over the years. We’re also thankful that she and Ross are staying in Wichita and will continue to attend First Free.

Members Meeting
Sunday, January 30, 6 pm, Worship Center
Plan on attending our upcoming Members Meeting to stay informed on what’s happening at First Free. Agenda items include staff, elder, and financial reports; and approving Kevin Miller for the Missions Committee. All are welcome to attend. Childcare is by registration only and is available through 5th grade. To sign up, register online by Monday, January 24. View candidate profile>>>

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