Our History…

 

February 1993

– The KS District called Pastor Harmon and he and his family moved to Wichita to develop a new congregation.  

 

May 12, 1993

– The initial formation meeting of the mission congregation was held at the home of Tom and Valerie Mack.  Weekly informal gatherings, for adults and children, resulted from the initial meeting.  These weekly gatherings were held in homes and consisted of fellowship, service of praise, Bible study and business meeting.

 

July 18, 1993

– Risen Savior was selected as the name for this new church.  Our purpose statement was formulated by members to reflect the outreach emphasis of the congregation and the importance of its small group ministry.

 

September 1993

– Two suites in Oxford Square Shopping Center were leased to be our temporary “home” until the construction of our permanent facility.  

 

October 3, 1993

– The first “official” service was held.

 

November 20, 1994

– Charter Sunday.  

 

April 2, 1995

–  Pastor Harmon was installed as the first pastor of Risen Savior.
 

July 9, 1995

– Ceremonial Groundbreaking for Phase I.

 

February 18, 1996

– Dedication of Phase I (The multi-purpose room, fellowship hall, office and 4 classrooms).
 
 

April 22, 2001

– Ceremonial Groundbreaking for Phase II.

 

November 11, 2001

– Dedication of Phase II (The choir room and 7 additional classrooms North and West of the multi-purpose room).

 

June 30, 2013

– Burning the mortgage (We’re debt free!)
 

January 10, 2016

– Launch of the ‘Gather. Equip. Send.’ capital campaign.
 

February 19, 2017

– Ceremonial Groundbreaking for Phase III.
 

July 24, 2017

– Construction of Phase III began.
 

Late Summer 2018

– (Scheduled) Dedication of Phase III.
 

November 20, 2018

– Risen Savior will celebrate our 25th Anniversary!