Posts from January 2017

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Methodist Men’s Annual Valentine’s Banquet

by Kirsten Baxter

NOTE TIME CHANGE! The United Methodist Men will hold their Annual Valentine Banquet on February 12, 2017. Social hour will be in the Multi-purpose room from 5:30 to 6:15pm with entertainment by “Shy of a Dozen”, a music group from Iowa State University. Dinner will follow in Fellowship Hall. Door prizes will be awarded. FOOD, FUN & FELLOWSHIP for […]

Come Workout With Us!

by Kirsten Baxter

Need a place to help keep you accountable for your New Year’s Resolution? Join our fitness classes through our Isaiah 40 Wellness Ministry! We have a Chair Fitness class and Cardio Strength class. All are welcome to try a couple classes for free. When you choose to commit, we suggest a monthly donation of $40 […]

Mental Health Education Forum

by Kirsten Baxter

First Christian Church is the host site for a community wide forum on mental health education and issues related to providing good mental health for everyone in our central Iowa area of Ames. The event runs from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, January 21st. Julie Saxton who is the Mental health Advocate for the […]

Kids On A Mission

by Kirsten Baxter

As the weather gets colder, Kids on a Mission would like to turn your attention to the need for transportation in this community. We have people with vehicles but they may be short on gas money so, we are welcoming gift cards to gas stations. We also have a great bus system with Cy Ride […]

Feel a Call to Leadership in 2017?

by Kirsten Baxter

You’re in luck, WE NEED A FEW MORE PEOPLE TO STEP UP TO LEADERSHIP POSITIONS at AmesFUMC! The Nominations Committee is still enlisting persons to serve in the following ways. If you are interested, please speak to Pastor Fred or Lay Leader Carol Smith.  Foundation – 1 more person; this Board meets the third Monday of a month […]

Interfaith Service to Remember DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.

by Kirsten Baxter

FUMC HOSTING INTERFAITH SERVICE TO REMEMBER DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. ON SUNDAY JANUARY 15  The sanctuary of Ames First UMC is this year’s location for the community-wide religious observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy. The focus for the day’s service is going to be on King’s famous theme’s: “Raising up the Beloved Community! Compassion in […]

Top 7 Ways to Keep Updated with Ames First UMC in 2017

by Kirsten Baxter

Here are some great ways to keep up with what’s going on in our church during the new year! #1 Website Blogs What: Blurbs of things happening throughout AmesFUMC, usually descriptions of events. How: Go to our website, www.fumcames.org , click What’s Happening on menu bar (or just use this web address http://fumcames.org/choose-your-path/current-events/ )Another option […]

Concert & Supper

by Kirsten Baxter

A SPECIAL CONCERT TO CELEBRATE EPIPHANY: SAT JAN 7th – Concert at 4PM – Supper to Follow at 5PM Craig Jordan and Brandin Kreuder  Bring your friends and neighbors to this special concert on Saturday, January 7, at 4:00 p.m. with a special all-church, community-wide supper to follow at 5 p.m. These two young, extremely talented musicians will be […]