Posts by Kirsten Baxter

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Omelets & Hanging of the Greens

by Kirsten Baxter

THE BEST EGG OMELET IN AMES Our United Methodist Men will be serving fresh, homemade egg omelets made to your liking on Saturday, December 2nd! Bring your family, friends, neighbors and co-workers to this delicious breakfast served in our Fellowship Hall from 8:00-10:00am. This is one of our UMM fundraisers which supports our Appalachian Service Project team, […]

Service Saturday – Annual Leaf Raking

by Kirsten Baxter

This Saturday, November 4, will be our annual leaf raking day for Service Saturday. We will meet at the church at 9:00am, create our teams, and head to our different locations. We hope to have lots of helping hands so we can get done by noon (if not sooner since it will be rather chilly!). […]

Holiday Fair

by Kirsten Baxter

November is right around the corner, and the Holiday Fair will be here before you know it!! Come and see the wonderful things the United Methodist Women have created for you this year! Beautiful handmade quilts, tasty tea rings, and delicious homemade noodles. Grab some goodies from the Candy & Bake Shoppe. Check out the […]

Boy Scout Troop 160 Spaghetti Dinner

by Kirsten Baxter

Come one, come all to Troop 160’s Spaghetti Dinner! On October 29th from 11:30am to 1:00pm, we will be having spaghetti with sauce, meatballs, bread rolls, salad, and a combination of drinks. Gluten free options will be available. There will be a free will donation box at the door. We appreciate the support you have given us in the past, and […]

Crop Walk

by Kirsten Baxter

Mark your calendars for the Crop Walk on Sunday, October 8th. Many of our own FUMC friends and families participate annually. Get your team together now! The following agencies receive percentages of fundraising: Food at First, Bethesda Community Food Pantry, Good Neighbors Emergency Assistance, Loaves and Fishes Inc, MICA, SHOP, and Calvary Food Shelf. https://www.crophungerwalk.org/amesia Location: Brookside […]

Family Mission Trip – Wesley Woods

by Kirsten Baxter

We are planning a Family Mission Trip to Wesley Woods on October 7th. We will plan on leaving Ames at 7:30 a.m., arriving at Wesley Woods at 8:30 a.m. and working from about 9:00 a.m. until around 4:30 or 5:00 with a lunch break around noon. Please bring a sack lunch to eat and dress […]

Homecoming Parade Dinner

by Kirsten Baxter

We hope you plan to dine with Kids on a Mission, this Monday September 18th at 5:30pm. We’ll be set up on the west side of Ames First UMC grilling burgers, veggie burgers, and hot dogs. They’ll come in a basket with chips, a cookie, and bottled water – all for $5! All proceeds go […]

Yo, UMC! Let’s Kick It!

by Kirsten Baxter

Just a reminder that this is the week that we will kick off our Fall 2017 Wednesday evening ministries!! On Wednesday, September 13, we’ll begin with a nod to the 90s starting at 6:00pm. We will have an “I Love the 90s” themed fun night. Join us for games, trivia, 90s karaoke, and a 90s […]

Isaiah 40 – Fitness Classes start Sept 6!

by Kirsten Baxter

Isaiah 40 is our Wellness Ministry and CLASS STARTS WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 6th. Cardio-Strength Class: 8:30am Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays Chair Fitness Class at 9:30am Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays RECRUIT YOUR FRIENDS! Classes are led by Nanette R. Heginger: ACE-Certified Personal Trainer Senior Fitness Specialist, Functional Training Specialist Fitness Nutrition Specialist, Golf Conditioning Specialist Ames First UMC Wellness Ministry Fitness […]

Youth Pizza Party Sunday

by Kirsten Baxter

On Sunday, August 27 from 5:00 – 7:00p.m., we will have a pizza party for our middle and high school youth. This will be a time for them to get to know Brooke, our new youth director, as well as gather together at the start of the school year for pizza. Come to catch up after […]