Posts from 2015

110 of 48 items

Noon Years Eve Party!!

by Nicole Smith

Happy “Noon” Year! This New Year’s Eve Day (December 31), celebrate early with a “Noon” Year’s Eve celebration at First UMC at 516 Kellogg Avenue! The festivities will begin at 10:30 a.m. in the multipurpose room with a yummy, kid friendly brunch followed by crafts, games, and dance party. At 11:55 am, we will head […]

Worship services over the holiday break

by Nicole Smith

Between Christmas Eve and the weekend following New Year’s Day, the worship service schedule is as follows: No Saturday at First services Dec 26 or Jan 2. One worship service at 9:30am on Dec 27 and Jan 3. On Dec 27, join us for the beautiful Christmas Cantata by our chancel and bell choirs. Children […]

Join us for Christmas Eve Worship!

by Nicole Smith

CHRISTMAS EVE WORSHIP 4:30 p.m. A Family-friendly service of Carols and Candlelight featuring a time with our children (with each child in attendance receiving a small memento gift), a time of Blessing for All the Newborn Infants during the past year of 2015 (families with young babies are encouraged to be here), music by Myrna […]

Up with Puppets Christmas Celebration

by Nicole Smith

UP WITH PUPPETS presents… Celebrating Christmas FUMC Style! THIS SUNDAY!!!! December 20, 2015 6:00 PM Featuring a special dowel rod performance to member Loren Muench’s Mary’s Little Boy Child, Vern playing bells and The Return of the Up With Puppets 2.0 Alums!

“That Christmas Story”

by Nicole Smith

The Children of Ames First United Methodist Church invite you all to attend their annual Christmas program. This year’s program was written by Christian Education Director, Nicole Smith and is titled “That Christmas Story.” The children explore ways in which they can make “that same old story” sound more exciting including hearing the, often times, hilarious […]

Christmas Caroling!

by Nicole Smith

Join us Wednesday, December 9 for Christmas Caroling! We will divide into five groups and each group will be assigned a location to sing at. We are scheduled to appear at Northcrest, Green Hills, Waterford, Northridge Village, and Windsor Oaks retirement and care centers. We will have pizza, soup, and salad served from 6-6:30pm in […]

A long time ago, in a stable far away…

by Nicole Smith

The season of waiting is upon us! It is Advent! We prepare our hearts and minds for the birth of Jesus. As we do this, we have meaningful and “awakening” worship services on Saturdays and Sundays as well as fun and energizing activities midweek. Join us tonight as we celebrate Advent in all the mid-week […]

Poinsettias for Christmas

by Nicole Smith

If you are interested in ordering a poinsettia in honor or memory of a loved one, please print the attached order form, complete it, and return to the church office. If you have any questions, contact the church office at 515-232-2750. poinsettia order form

Christmas Time Already?

by Nicole Smith

We are seeing Christmas related ads, Christmas items in stores, Christmas related posts on Facebook already and Christmas is still 50+ days away! But wait…yes, wait. Is it ever really too early to start thinking about Christmas and preparing our hearts and minds for this season? Advent is the season of waiting. Waiting and preparing […]

Downtown Trick or Treat

by Nicole Smith

We may be a block and a half up from Main Street but we are still “downtown” and would like to invite any trick or treaters to First United Methodist Church at 516 Kellogg Avenue for treats during the downtown trick or treat event on Friday morning, October 30! AND if you are out and […]