Posts from March 2022

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Greetings from Rev. Amanda Gordon!

by Nicole Smith

Greetings Ames First United Methodist Church Family,   In James 4:14-15, we read:  Yet you do not even know what tomorrow will bring… Instead you ought to say, “If the Lord wishes, we will live and do this or that.”  I definitely did not know that 2022 would bring me to Iowa and you likely […]

Note from Pastor Kerrin

by Nicole Smith

Dear Sisters and Brothers of Ames First, Colo, and Collins UMCs, Due to the early scheduling of pastors’ moves this year and my husband, Carl’s, ongoing health issues, we will both be moving to our retirement home in Kansas April 29th. The original plan was to have me stay behind in Ames to support the […]

Pastor’s March Note

by Nicole Smith

Sometimes it seems that we keep track of our calendars by moving from holiday to holiday – moving from Christmas to Valentine’s Day to Saint Patrick’s Day right to Easter. We can be so quick to jump from one special celebration to the next without thinking about the time in the middle. That “time in […]

Help Our Local Schools

by Nicole Smith

We have the opportunity to help out some of our local schools in need.   Kate Mitchell Elementary is in need of books in their classrooms and have asked us to help out by donating to their Scholastic account. They have a book fair coming up next week and can use the money to get […]