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Welcome

 

We are glad you have visited our website. The Elk City-Havana Parish of the  Methodist Church welcomes you to explore the information on this site and invites you to visit one or both of our loving small family churches.

 

Each of our congregations is just a group of very imperfect people who are seeking to discover more of what God and His plans for us can mean to our lives. We believe that loving one another and supporting one another is an important part of being “Church.” 

 

We believe you will find the atmosphere at our worship services both caring and inspirational. It is our desire to speak directly to life as it is and to live out our three point mission to grow in our faith.

 

We don’t push our faith on anyone. We feel the New Testament calls us to love, share, and to invite people to what Christ offers. We don’t believe that includes arm twisting, extreme emotionalism, or bugging someone.  We are of the mind that there are also many ways of looking at things and that people do not have to all believe exactly the same way to share in the same church home.

 

We believe that being honest and searching for answers to difficult life questions is a part of the Christian faith. Most of all we want you to know that God loves you and that we would be delighted to have you worship among us. Hope to see you on Sunday!

Our Mission & Vison

 

Our Mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ who worship passionately, love extravagantly, and witness boldly.

In our worship, we desire to surrender to and be fully devoted to one God—the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. We are passionate about what is important to God.

Jesus calls those who follow Him to love God wholeheartedly and love their neighbors as themselves. We will demonstrate to the world the extravagant love of God in the person of Jesus Christ.

We have been entrusted with a lifesaving and transforming message that we must share with others. Our witness will be bold, compelling and fearless. Our mission advances when individuals become disciples of Jesus Christ and join God’s mission to make more disciples.

 

Our Vision is to join God in a journey of bringing new life, reconciliation, and the presence of Christ to all people, and to helping each person to increasingly reflect the character of Christ.'

Through our ministries, we desire to share the whole counsel of God with all peoples and to advance the presence and fulfillment of the Kingdom of God in every part of the world and at all levels of societies and cultures. our church is committed to the Lordship of Jesus Christ, the inspiration and authority of the Scriptures, and the work of the Holy Spirit in conveying God’s truth and grace to all people.

We are a part of  a global church that recognizes and deploys the gifts and contributions of each part of the church, working as partners in the gospel with equal voice and leadership.

 

Our witness to the world will be marked by mutual love, concern, sharing, and a focus on those who are most vulnerable. We will watch over one another in love and bear witness to the transforming power of the Good News as we humbly, but boldly, strive to serve others as ambassadors of Christ!

Our Beliefs

 

*We believe the Bible as it is written; the inerrant inspired Word of God.

 

*We embrace the Virgin Birth and all other miracles of the Old and New Testaments as true acts of God.

 

*We proclaim the Gospel of the life, teachings, death, and bodily

resurrection of Jesus Christ.

 

*We believe that Jesus Christ is literally “God with us.”

 

*We believe that God so loved the world that he gave his only son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.”

 

*We believe that Jesus Christ is the only way to salvation and eternal life, through his blood atonement on the Cross.


*We anticipate with great joy the Second Coming of Christ.

 

*We hold the Apostles Creed as our affirmation of faith.

 

*We love all of God’s children and welcome all persons into worship without regard to race, creed, gender, or sexual orientation.

 

*We believe that the mission of the church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ through intentional evangelism, service, seeking justice and the moral transformation of the world by the ministry of Christ’s Gospel.

 

*We believe in the sanctity of human life from pre-born through death.

 

*We believe in marriage as a union only between a man and a woman.

             

 * We believe that only clergy who maintain biblically appropriate heterosexual relationships should be credentialed to the Christian ministry.

Our Services

We have our worship and Sunday

School in two locations. 

Elk City Church

Walnut & Lincoln Sts.

Elk City, Kansas

Sunday School 10:00 am

Worship 11:00 am

Havana Church

East Mary & Vore Sts.

Havana, Kansas

Worship 9:30 am

For Special Worship Services see "Events" on this page.

 

Elk City  and Havana United Methodist Church

Future Site of the Global Methodist Church

Come to worship then go have some more fun!

Everyone Welcome!

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To support the ministries of

the Elk City- Havana Parish,

please send your donations

to:

Dorma Sanders

Elk City UMC Treasurer

PO Box 1

 Elk City, KS 67344

Bobbi McClellan

Havana UMC Treasurer

 4540 CR 1450

Coffeyville, KS 67337

For more information on the

beliefs of the United Methodist

Church, go to:

http://www.umc.org/

Because we believe every word of the Bible just as it is written, our two churches are in the process of leaving the United Methodist Church to join the new traditional Methodist denomination,

The Global Methodist Church. 

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