Family

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Parents Group Small Group

by Kirsten Baxter

On September 22, we will kick off our small group! We will have a family game night from 4-5:30pm in the multipurpose room. Please bring a board game and an appetizer to share. This small group will meet the 1st and 3rd Sunday from 4:00-5:00pm. The kids will play in the nursery while parents have […]

UNAFRAID- All Church Study

by Kirsten Baxter

September 22 is the starting date for the FUMC all church study Unafraid, Living with Courage and Hope in Uncertain Times by Adam Hamilton.   The book and five session video series discusses fear as it relates to a multitude of origins.  Hamilton “draws on recent research, real-life examples and fresh biblical insight to untangle the knots we […]

Parents Morning Out Program

by Kirsten Baxter

The United Methodist Women invite families with pre-school children and one parent at home to participate in the Parents Morning Out program at our church on Wednesday mornings from 9-11 am.  Each family will volunteer once a month along with a UMW member to provide childcare in the church nursery for participating children.  To register, please contact […]

School Bag Drive & Kit Instructions

by Kirsten Baxter

The Children, Family, and Intergenerational Ministries of Ames First are having a school supply drive now through August 18. On August 18, we will pack up the supplies into school kits for Midwest Mission. Midwest Mission is a cooperating supply depot for UMCOR and is located in Pawnee, IL. The kits are a little different […]

May Fundraisers

by Kirsten Baxter

Annual Plant SaleThe Kids’ Club annual plant sale will be happening again the weekends of May 4-12. They will have zucchini, acorn squash, tomatoes, and peppers as well as marigolds, zinnias, and petunias. All plants will be $2 either for a small 3-pack or for the larger single container. All proceeds will go to Food at First. The children will also be […]

Upcoming Summer Dates

by Kirsten Baxter

Too early to think about summer? Well, it’s right around the corner! Here are some dates to mark your calendars.U May 5: Teacher Appreciation Brunch  May 12: Last day with 5th graders in Children’s Sunday school, Mother’s Day celebration  May 19: Children Sing at 11:00 service, Last Day of Regular Sunday school, 5th graders move […]