Membership Profile*

The following figures come from several official Methodist Conference Journals. Our Baldwin City church began in 1855 as part of the Wakarusa Mission of the Missouri Conference. Later, the congregation was part of the following Annual Conferences: Kansas-Nebraska, Kansas, South Kansas and presently Kansas East.

 

 

YEAR NO. of FULL MEMBERS
1855 13
1870 132
1877 148
1880 180
1890 574
1900 522
   1910**     928***
1916     950***
1920 - 1930 (No membership records reported in conf. report.)
1940 692
1950 822
1960 726
1970 624
1980 495
1990 621
2000 442
2005 458
2010 433


*SOURCE: Conference Journals, Archives of Baker University.

**The “Baldwin Circuit” of churches continue to show on the conference records, but Baldwin City church disappeared. We have been unable to determine where the official membership numbers for Baldwin First were recorded.

***From The Social History of Baldwin City, by Frank Allis, 1917.

 

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Last Sunday of the Month

 

One worship service only

10:45 a.m. Blended Worship

 
Traditional Service at 8:30

We have added a traditional worship service at 8:30 on Sunday mornings. Our 10:45 service is still a contemporary/blended service. Come and join us for worship!

 
Food Pantry
A reminder that there is an increasing need for donations to the Food Pantry.  We are serving 100-plus persons each week.

Contact Information

Address:

704 8th St.
PO Box 25
Baldwin City, KS 66006

Phone:

785-594-6612

Email:

office@baldwinfirst.org

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