Children's Ministry Pastor
Lauren Morris is serving as our interim Kids Director. She has been a member of Wichtia First Church since 1999. She is a 2006 graduate of MidAmerica Nazarene University with a degree in English Education. She previously taught middle school & high school in the Wichita area.
She came to know Christ in middle school and has built lifelong friendships & relationships from being at church and living for Christ.
Lauren & her husband, Matt, have been married for 13 years and have four children: Caleb (9), Leah (7), Claire (3) and Dylan (1).
Larry Page (LP) joined the staff of Wichita First Church in September 2001. He served as Student Ministries Pastor in Broken Arrow, OK for six years prior to joining the staff at WFC. He is a graduate of MidAmerica Nazarene University with a Bachelors of Arts with a double major in Religion and English. He received his Masters of Liberal Arts from Baker University.
L.P. is a southern boy through and through having grown up in southern Missouri, Alabama and the Carolinas. He came to know Christ as His glorious Savior as a sophomore in high school. He heard God’s call to full time ministry as a junior and headed to MNU to start his study for ministry and service for Jesus Christ.
As Student Ministries Pastor, L.P. leads the youth staff of Area51 Student Ministries as they minister to and invest in the lives of students from seventh grade through high school. Their goal and desire is to see Christ be made evident in the lives of the students they serve and to constantly point students and their families in Jesus’ direction. They believe that God deeply cares about students and want to reach students and connect them to each other and to God on life’s journey.
L.P. and his wife (Crystal) have been married for more than 20 years and have two children: a son (Alex) and daughter (Lauren).
Bryan and Jenny Kirk are graduates of Friends University in Wichita. Bryan has been the orchestra director since 2006 and Jenny has been interim worship leader multiple times and is currently serving in that position as we search for a new senior pastor.
Bryan and Jennifer feel blessed that God has called them into the ministry at Wichita First Church of the Nazarene. They feel honored to be able to use their musical gifts to worship the Lord and help others enter into worship. They reside in Andover.
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