A pastor to guide, direct, lead and walk with us on our spiritual journey seeking
our Lord and Savior; encouraging each of us, youth thru the elderly toward a closer
communication with Jesus by the lives we live and the love and service we show to all
First Christian is a Disciples of Christ Church in the town of Herington, located
just off the junction of Hwy 50 and 77; 25 miles south of Junction City, about 50 miles
southeast of Salina, qpproximate population 2490.
Our community has a new elementary school combined with Junior High and
High School. School bus routes are available. We are lucky to have 3 Doctors and
several P.A.,s along with our hospital and therapy department.
Our Church, wile celebrating our 125th birthday this year, has an average attendance of
60, primarily made up of retired and working class people, with Sunday School classes
from nursery on up.
Our last minister, who recently moved on to other callings, was a graduate of
Manhattan Christian College and served us well for 10 years as an Independent.
Most members are currently involved in one or more services provided by our
Church, such as serving Communion weekly to people in the local Nursing Home
and having a Cookie Day once a month just to visit. Also, preparing and serving a free
Thursday night supper to anyone feeling the need for a hot meal or fellowship. Being
responsible for the pick up and distribution of food commodities in our area to those in
need. Working with Family Resources purchasing and distributing free school supplies
and working the Prairie Pantry, a used clothing store and provides groceries to those in
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