About Us

Rev. Willy Banza

Lead Pastor

So glad to have you checking us out on our web page. Rev. Willy Banza here! I am married to Sarah Kazadi and together, we have 6 children. We are so excited to serve First United Methodist Church of Ulysses, Kansas.

As a local church, we remain committed to providing the greatest avenue for encouragement and strength, as well as providing for much needed direction and guidance in these challenging days we live.

I would like to invite you to join us in worship and experience along with the rest of the congregation, Christ’s love, and wisdom.

If you have any questions or want to know more about our church, please don’t hesitate to reach out. We would love the opportunity to get to know you better and support you in any way we can.

Samantha Sanchez

Education Director



Rakell Baker

Office Manager

Cherish Montoya


Hello, I’m Cherish! My husband and I have one little boy and are very active in our Church where we are Youth Pastors. I am passionate about serving the Lord and am happy to serve here as custodian!