WICHITA — It appears word may be circulating that Mead's Corner is for sale, so First United Methodist Church senior pastor Kent Rogers wants to set the record straight:
"Absolutely not," he says. "We just actually started our second five-year lease on the building."
There will be a fifth birthday party on Dec. 7.
The church opened Mead's Corner as a way to serve the community.
"It's really a center for outreach ministry for us," Rogers says. "If anything we would be looking in the days to come for opportunities for expansion."
He says as the church looks back at the last five years and what the Mead's Corner founders planned, "we'll be talking about our next five years."
There are no immediate plans, but Rogers says the church hopes to open in other areas of the city while keeping the downtown space.
In the meantime, he says, the plan is "just to continue to improve on what we're doing."