Free State Church

Love God. Love People. Change the world.

Free State Church is a non-denominational church based in Lawrence, Kansas with associated groups in Topeka and the Manhattan/Junction City/Ft. Riley area. Free State Church is also the home of the Simple Truth Campus Ministry at the University of Kansas and Washburn University. The church was established in 1997, incorporated in 2003, and was registered as a 501(c)-3 non-profit in 2013.



Free State Church has a variety of ministries, resources, and opportunities to grow and serve. Although we may all have different talents, backgrounds, and abilities, together we form one body.

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Youth and Family Ministry

Free State Church is all about family. We are a place for parents, teens, and youth to gather and learn. Engaging and fun Kingdom Kids classes are held on Sunday mornings. To learn about our parenting workshops and regular activities for teens and youth, or for more information on our Youth and Family Ministry, please contact Marlyn and Laurie Ziegler at 785.979.3676 or


Simple Truth Campus Ministry

Free State Church is home to the Simple Truth Campus Ministry. Simple Truth is an organization dedicated to what it is named after--the simple truth of God's Word. God has a plan for every person. Where and when will your walk with Him begin? Simple Truth is a campus ministry that wants to make a difference in this world by living like Christ. Come check out one of our many events in and around our local campuses. For more information about the Simple Truth Campus Ministry, please contact Willie and Katie O'Quinn at 972.743.3276 or


Young Professionals Ministry

Free State Church recently launched a ministry for young professionals. This ministry is comprised of singles and married couples who are between 20-30 years old. It hosts weekly events, regular devotionals, and much more! For more information about our young professional (or YoPro) ministry, please contact Willie and Katie O'Quinn at



HOPE worldwide is an international charity that changes lives by harnessing the compassion and commitment of dedicated staff and volunteers to deliver sustainable, high-impact, community-based services to the poor and needy. Our local chapter of Hope worldwide is chaired by Eric and Ameila Foard.


Disciples today

We welcome you to meet the people who are the International Churches of Christ. We come from all races, ages, economic and social levels in over 150 countries. We are simply people who have found God and are committed to serving him and his vast number of children around us. It turns out he was looking for us!