Tag: First Baptist Church

Three local churches planning back-to-school events with free supplies

Several local churches are giving back to the community in the next two weeks by helping to provide for students who will start school this month. This weekend, First United Methodist Church will give away shoe vouchers, in cooperation with Walmart. In order to apply, parents must go through the […]

Local police, fire-EMS personnel treated to lunch April 6 by CVB, Walmart

Arkansas City police officers, firefighters, emergency medical technicians, paramedics and support staff were honored April 6 at an appreciation luncheon sponsored by the Arkansas City Convention and Visitors Bureau. The event was underwritten by Walmart, L.G. Pike Construction and First Baptist Church. Lunch was prepared and served by members of […]

Letter to the Editor from Arkansas City Ministerial Alliance

The Ministerial Alliance would like to formally recognize and publicly thank the brave men and women who work in law enforcement and public safety in our city and Cowley County. As we have worked in our county, we have consistently noticed the respect these men and women have for those […]

Many local resources available this holiday season for those in need

Locals who have fallen into hard times have many resources available to them for assistance this holiday season. Angels in the Attic Angels in the Attic, a locally formed nonprofit organization, provides a multitude of services to those who require assistance. From clothes to food, the organization works to provide […]

Salvation Army collecting food items, gifts to give to needy families Dec. 17

The Salvation Army is attempting to feed 346 Cowley County families this holiday season, as well as provide gifts for 440 children. Its Red Kettle bell ringers are out in full force at area grocery stores. The organization still is in need of food items, though. Anyone who would like […]

Morgan Bruce crowned Queen Alalah LXXXV at Coronation on Oct. 28

Sequins, lace, satin and glitter filled the Robert Brown Theatre stage Oct. 28 at Cowley College as another Queen Alalah Coronation took place. At the end of the night, Morgan Bruce, of Arkansas City, took her royal position as Queen Alalah LXXXV, just as her cousins, Jordan and Madison McDowell, […]

Cousin to two Queens Alalah takes her turn on Brown Theatre stage

Cowley College sophomore Morgan Bruce, who saw her cousins, Jordan and Madison McDowell, crowned Queen Alalah, now will have her turn in the spotlight after she was named one of five finalists for Queen Alalah LXXXV. Coronation is set for 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28 in the Robert Brown Theatre. Bruce […]

Cowley College donates 658 pounds of meat to local food pantries

Following the purchase of a steer during the Cowley County Fair 4-H/FFA Market Livestock Auction on Aug. 1 at the Winfield Fairgrounds, Cowley College donated a total of 658 pounds of meat to Manna Ministries in Arkansas City and the Winfield Community Food Pantry. The college began purchasing cattle from […]

Crain recalls 15 years of Zongozotla mission memories in Mexico

Zongozotla Municipality is a city in Puebla, located in southeastern Mexico, and is home to nearly 5,000 people. But for the last 15 summers, members of First Baptist Church in Arkansas City have spent time ministering to the indigenous people. Pam Crain, director of the Arkansas City Convention and Visitors […]