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Sowing seeds of love

Life is best lived when our horizons are constantly being expanded and each day is nurtured and enriched. We each have an innate need to connect with the world around us and those we share it.

When Farmington Presbyterian Manor was built in 1962, little space was allocated for gathering and ease of access to nature.

To remedy the problem, members of the Farmington community have joined forces to create the GIVE. GATHER. GROW. Fundraising Campaign.

This $1,250,000 campaign will provide the funding needed to build a new, 3,500 square-foot fellowship center where community members can hold everything from weekly worship services to anniversary parties and an outdoor patio and garden area where residents can reconnect with nature and enjoy the healing and therapeutic effects of fresh air and sunshine.

And it’s all within our reach.

Thanks to a generous, $1 million lead gift from an anonymous donor, we are well on our way to fulfilling our vision. However, to meet all of the current and future needs of our residents, we need additional support to meet our projected completion date of spring 2020.

Project features

3,500 square-foot fellowship center with seating for 120 featuring:

  • A serving kitchen
  • Gallery area
  • Audio/visual equipment
  • Restrooms
  • Covered outdoor patio with dining space

Garden area featuring:

  • A healing garden
  • Landscaped beds
  • Sculptures
  • A fountain
  • Benches

How you can help make it a reality

With $1 million already accounted for, we are just $250,000 away—every contribution counts. To pledge your support and play a part in the enrichment of countless lives, contact Patti Christen at (316) 734-2275 or email

“With the help of the community, this exciting project will illustrate to our residents how important they are to us and that we value lifelong learning.” – Jane Hull, executive director

Campaign Steering Committee:
  • Jon Cozean, Ph.D.
  • Rev. John Goodwin
  • Jane Hull, executive director
  • Kim Long
  • Becky Panchot
  • Matt Sebastian
  • Nancy Sullivan, co-chair
  • Byron Taylor, co-chair
  • Carol Willman, Ph.D.
Support staff:
  • Patti Christen
  • Jennifer McClanahand
  • Sarah Oenning

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