Posts by Bethany Willers

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No Saturday Service on July 4th

by Bethany Willers

Due to the holiday falling on Saturday this year, we will not hold our regular Saturday at First worship service on Saturday July 4th.  Please join us for worship at 9:30 on Sunday instead!  Regular Saturday at First worship services will resume on July 11th at 5:30.

Spring Forward

by Bethany Willers

Don’t forget, this coming Saturday night is the time to “spring forward” one hour for the time change.  Be sure to change your clocks on Saturday night so you aren’t late to church on Sunday !

NO ACTIVITIES on Wednesday February 25th

by Bethany Willers

Due to the early closing of Ames Schools, there will be NO CHURCH EVENING ACTIVITIES on Wednesday February 25th.  Youth drop in time, liturgical dance, dinner, kid’s clubs, youth groups, adult groups, and the young adult group are all canceled.  Stay safe and warm everyone!

Souper Bowl of Caring

by Bethany Willers

This weekend our youth will be leading worship on both Saturday and Sunday.  As part of worship, our youth are promoting the Souper Bowl of Caring.  This is a mission project that will help us to “tackle hunger”!  When you come to worship this weekend, we invite you to bring non-perishable food items, as well […]

NO ACTIVITIES on Wednesday January 7th

by Bethany Willers

Due to the closing of Ames schools, there will be NO CHURCH ACTIVITIES on Wednesday January 7th.  There will be no Wonderful Wednesday Women, no youth drop in time or Confirmation, no Kid’s Club or youth group, and no Young Adult Group.   Stay safe and warm everyone!

Church Thanksgiving Dinner

by Bethany Willers

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 […]

Bring your school supplies!

by Bethany Willers

On Sunday September 7th, we encourage everyone to bring school supplies for the UMCOR School kits.  School kits provide tools for education, which changes lives.  In countries where children don’t have books, school supplies or classrooms, a school kit may be their only educational resource.  Here’s what we need: 3 notebooks, approx. 8 ½ x […]

Picnic at Bandshell Park

by Bethany Willers

At noon on Sunday September 7th we will host a picnic at Bandshell park!  The church will provide burger, hot dogs, chips, drinks, and table service.  Please bring a salad or a dessert to share!  We will enjoy performance by our Saturday at First band and our Up with Puppets group.

Rally Sunday – September 7th!

by Bethany Willers

Sunday September 7th is Rally Sunday!  This means two things: 1. We go back to TWO worship services – at 8:30 and 11:00 2. We start Sunday School which meets from 9:45-10:45.  We offer classes for all ages, be sure to check out the “Christian Education” tab on the website to find out more specifics! […]