“Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation.” -Mark 16:15


man holding BibleThe Outreach Ministry is a priority at First Christian Church and encompasses those in the church, on campus, in Lawrence and around the world. Community Outreach includes: Campus Christians, the Lawrence Interdenominational Nutrition Kitchen, Family Promise, Habitat for Humanity, Heartland Medical, Pregnancy Care Center, Crop Walk, F.C.A., Warm Hearts, and many others.

FCC’s World Outreach includes missionaries to Haiti, Brazil, and Wycliff Bible Translators. FCC is also a collection hub for Operation Christmas Child.

Contact the church office to find out how you can be a part of reaching out to those in need: 785-843-0679 OR office@fcclawrence.org

Local Ministries


L.I.N.K (Lawrence Interdenominational Nutritional Kitchen) has been in existence in Lawrence since 1985. A hot, home cooked meal is served by L.I.N.K in the basement of the First Christian Church from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm on every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday & all Federal holidays except Christmas, which is served at First United Methodist Church.

FCC provides the meal and serves guests on the 2nd Sunday of each month! Join us in serving the community, sharing the love of Christ, connecting with guests and one another.

Sign up to serve here!

Family Promise

The mission of Family Promise is “Helping homeless families with children achieve and maintain permanent housing.”

Part of helping families in need to providing them with temporary housing here at FCC. When we host our guest families, we invite you to join in providing meals, or taking shifts at FCC to assist the families and share the love of Christ with them.

FCC will be hosting Family Promise the following weeks:

  • June 9 – 16, 2019
  • September 15 – 22, 2019
  • December 15 – 22, 2019

If you’d like to help, please contact Kathy Hayward through the FCC office (785-843-0679, office@fcclawrence.org) OR -Sign up here!

Other Ministries

FCC has also supported several other local ministries, including the following:

International Ministries

Operation Christmas Child

First Christian Church is the local collection facility for Lawrence and surrounding communities to process donated shoe boxes and transport them to a central drop-off in Kansas City. National collection week for Operation Christmas Child is the 3rd week of November. Contact FCC office at 785-843-0679 OR office@fcclawrence.org

Pack a Shoebox

Swanson Family

First Christian Church provides financial support to the Swanson Family and their work with Wycliffe. The Swansons assist linguists and co-translators from the communities they represent to translate, publish, and distribute scripture in more than 60 minority language projects that remain in Mexico.

Give to Swansons

Kerstetter Family

First Christian Church provides financial support to the Kerstetter Family and their work with Ethnos360 (formerly New Tribes). The Kerstetters assist missionaries worldwide with MK (missionary kid) educational issues, and train and equip families for cross-cultural life and ministry.

Ministry Overview

Kerstetters’ Bio

Give to Kerstetters

Disciples Mission Fund

Disciples Mission FundAs a movement for wholeness in a fragmented world, the Disciples Mission Fund uses a common funding system to enable all congregations to channel resources through one system to be shared across the life of the Church. First Christian Church provides monthly support and various offerings throughout the year.