Posts by Nicole Smith

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Family Movie Night-July 13!!

by Nicole Smith

Join us this Wednesday evening, July 13, at 6:00p.m. for Family Movie Night! We are showing “Lilo and Stitch” as we continue on with our “catch the wave” and “surf shack” theme from Vacation Bible School. There will be pizza, salad, fruit, dessert, crafts and all for FREE!!  ALL are welcome!

Here Come the Brides!

by Nicole Smith

Here Come the Brides! Please join us Saturday, June 25 at 2:00 p.m. for a “Brides Through the Decades” style show and reception at First United Methodist Church. We are featuring gowns and memorabilia from 1895-2015.

Summer Movie Nights Start This Wednesday!

by Nicole Smith

Join us this Wednesday, June 8 at 6:00 p.m. for our first of three summer movie nights at First UMC. This month we will be showing “Finding Nemo.” What a great chance to catch a fun, family friendly movie the week before the sequel comes out in theaters! Share with your friends and neighbors. Everyone […]

Up With Puppets leading worship this weekend!

by Nicole Smith

This Saturday at 5:30pm and Sunday at 9:30am, Up With Puppets will be leading worship while the pastors are at Annual Conference. We hope you join us in a fun and meaningful way to worship! Invite your neighbors and friends! After Sunday’s service we invite you to the multipurpose room for our annual fundraising brunch of egg bakes, […]

Sunday, May 29 begins summer worship schedule

by Nicole Smith

This Sunday, May 29, begins our summer worship schedule with ONE Sunday morning service at 9:30 a.m. This Sunday morning schedule will go through Sunday, September 4. Saturday at First remains at its regularly scheduled time, Saturdays at 5:30. May 29 is also the kick off for the children and youth summer reading program “The Amazing […]

Sunday, May 22

by Nicole Smith

Sunday, May 22, is our last day of regularly scheduled Sunday school. So that means it is VBS kick off! We will learn what VBS will be like this summer and have fun playing some games. Because the theme for VBS is Surf Shack: Catch the Wave of God’s Amazing Love, you are invited to […]

General Conference of The United Methodist Church 2016

by Nicole Smith

General Conference of The United Methodist Church begins today, May 10, and goes through May 20. Keep up to date on General Conference by clicking HERE or going to www.GC2016.umc.org . For live streaming of the Conference click HERE or go to http://www.umc.org/who-we-are/general-conference-2016-live-video-stream-English Please keep General Conference in your prayers over these next eleven days.

May the Fourth Be With You!!

by Nicole Smith

Wednesday, May 4 will be a fun and exciting event. We will be celebrating Star Wars! We will watch some clips, talk about some theological connections to Star Wars, tell of our favorite scenes from the movies and then watch the latest installment… “The Force Awakens.” The event will begin at 5:30pm in the multipurpose room […]

Christians Engaged in Faith Formation-Spring Workshop in Ames!

by Nicole Smith

The Iowa chapter of Christians Engaged in Faith Formation (Iowa CEF-formally known as Christian Educators Fellowship) is excited to bring Mark Burrows to Ames, IA at First United Methodist Church. Mark is the Director of Children’s Ministries at First United Methodist Church in Fort Worth, Texas. He is very well-known among Christian educators for his incredible […]