Posts from 2014

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Happy “Noon” Year

by Nicole Smith

Happy “Noon” Year! This New Year’s Eve-Wednesday, December 31, celebrate early with a “Noon” Year’s Eve celebration at First UMC! The festivities will begin at 10:00 a.m. with snacks, crafts, and games. At 10:45 a.m. we will watch the newest Veggie Tales movie “Beauty and the Beet” where Mirabelle and her traveling family band, the Veggie Tones, […]

First UMC Children’s Christmas Program

by Nicole Smith

Sunday, December 14 at 9:45am will be the children’s annual Christmas program. This year we will be treated with a special prelude including guitar solo by one of the children and a 5th grade band ensemble performing three Christmas songs. The program this year is a fun one that will sure be one you remember! […]

Tuba Christmas

by Nicole Smith

The annual Tuba Christmas will be held in the Sanctuary at First United Methodist Church in Ames on Saturday, December 13 at noon. Stop by for an enjoyable concert for all ages!

Christmas Caroling

by Nicole Smith

Join us Wednesday, December 10 at 6:30pm for Christmas Caroling! We will divide into four groups and each group will be assigned a location to sing at. We are scheduled to appear at Northcrest, Green Hills, Waterford, and Windsor Oaks retirement and care centers. We will have pizza, soup, and salad served from 6-6:30pm in […]

Church Thanksgiving Dinner

by Kirsten Baxter

This Sunday November 23rd, we will celebrate Thanksgiving as a church family!  We will start serving at 11:30, and continue till everyone has had a chance to eat.  Turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, and stuffing will be provided by Hy-Vee.  If you would like to contribute a side dish to share, we encourage last name […]

New Sunday School Opportunity for Adults

by Nicole Smith

This weekend, Pastor Dave will start a new three week study regarding key Biblical texts as they relate to same sex issues. We also have our current classes meeting. See all of the information below. “In the Library” is a group who will be meeting for a three part(week) study and discussion on the key […]

Consecration Weekend

by Nicole Smith

This is our Consecration Weekend and church members are encouraged to bring their 2015 financial estimate of giving cards to worship in order to  commit and consecrate them to God’s glory and service.

Fall Fun Train Ride!

by Nicole Smith

Today is definitely telling us that fall is here! Soon we will be seeing even more beautiful colors in nature surrounding us. What a beautiful time of year the season of fall is! The colors all around us remind us of the beauty of God’s great creation. Join First UMC on a fun train ride excursion […]

Opportunity to Learn More about Reconciling Ministry

by Nicole Smith

You have an opportunity to learn more about the Reconciling Ministry movement and the possibilities of that here at Ames First UMC. If you’ve had questions about what a Reconciling Ministry is, why it’s needed, who it affects, questions about the bible and LGBTQA views, join us on Wednesday, October 8 and 15, 2014 from […]