Posts from October 2015

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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 […]

Trunk or Treat!

by Nicole Smith

Tomorrow night, Wednesday, October 21 is our annual Trunk or Treat! It looks like it’s going to be a beautiful day/evening! We will plan to eat at 6:00. There will be pizza, saucy southerner (pulled pork) sandwiches, and some yummy sides. The middle school youth will eat first so they can finish early and get […]

A Look Back In History

by Nicole Smith

Sunday, October 18, we are inviting all members of the congregation and the greater Ames community to come and hear resident historian, Margaret Vance, speak about our 150 years of history. The program will begin at 2 p.m. A reception featuring goodies made from “Autumn’s Bounty” and apple cider will be served. Childcare will be […]

Did You Get The Message?

by Nicole Smith

Wednesday programs this week take our Kids’ Club group on a reverse scavenger hunt as they learn about the prophets, their messages, and get to “hide” special messages throughout the church for those who may be so lucky to find them and “get the message.” Middle school youth will be busy planning games for next […]

Holiday Fair–It’s Coming Soon!!!

by Nicole Smith

“Angels Among Us” – Holiday Fair 2015 United Methodist Women Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of First United Methodist Church-Ames Saturday, October 24, 2015 from 8am-2pm 516 Kellogg Avenue Enjoy Morning Coffee with pastries and fruit in the Multipurpose Room from 8 – 10:30 AND Lunch with soup, sandwiches, and pie in Fellowship Hall from 11:30 – 1:30. Check […]

John Wesley in Disguise and The “REAL” You!

by Nicole Smith

Finding the “real” you is the theme for tonight as the middle school class works with a guest from the Octagon Center making masks and discuss why we sometime wear “masks”, the high school class will hear the faith story of an Iowa State student and contemplate their own faith journey, the children will learn more […]

World Communion Sunday

by Nicole Smith

Join us this weekend as we celebrate World Communion Sunday. The Chancel Choir will sing at both 8:30 and 11:00 services. There will be a special reading about Worldwide Communion and EVERYONE will have the opportunity to receive communion at our open table. This is one of the 6 United Methodist Special Sundays with a designated denominational offering. […]