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United Methodist Women Summer Events

by Kirsten Baxter

Join the UMW for their summer events- District Meeting : Thursday, June 27, 1:30 pm in Fellowship HallUMW women from the North Central District will join Ames UMW for aSisters Event, organized by District officers.  Come meet UMW membersfrom other units in our District and enjoy conversation, music, andlight refreshments. Guest Day : Thursday, July […]

Call to Prayer & Self-Denial

by Kirsten Baxter

United Methodist Women will meet at noon on March 7th for a soup lunch and “Call to Prayer and Self- Denial” offering. Pastor Kerrin Kirkpatrick will be the featured speaker on “Mission Experience in Africa.” Her program will be repeated at 6:30 pm for those unable to attend the noon meeting. Childcare is provided in […]

Happy New Year

by Kirsten Baxter

LOOKING BACK AT 2018…..  2018 brought many changes to FUMC. In June, we said goodbye to Pastors Fred Lewis and Cephas Davis. Each heading in opposite directions on their preaching journey; both with high hopes of what their futures would bring. Pastor Fred began his retirement. Looking forward to a whole new way of life […]

Holiday Fair – October 20th

by Kirsten Baxter

First United Methodist Women’s annual Holiday Fair will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 20 at 516 Kellogg Ave. in Ames.  Ames First UMW unit is part of United Methodist Women, now celebrating 150 years of service to women, children and youth locally and around the world. While this event is sponsored […]

State of Church

by Kirsten Baxter

Slides in pdf Format for State of Church Conversation : 2018Sept16StateOfChurchemail Video of State of Church Conversation : https://youtu.be/LI088C1w3WQ

UMM Annual Auction Tomorrow!

by Kirsten Baxter

Tickets to events, performances and sports games , cabin stay for a weekend, food, framed art, and LOTS MORE that could be yours! Come help fundraise money with the United Methodist Men’s Annual Auction tomorrow, Saturday the 21st. We will have a meal in the Fellowship Hall at 5:30pm alongside a silent auction until 6:35pm. […]

Conference on March 25th 

by Kirsten Baxter

A CHURCH CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD ON MARCH 25 AT 1 P.M.  Our District Superintendent, Rev. Dr. Harlan Gillespie, is calling a special Church Conference (all members are invited with voice and vote) to Vote on the Staff Parish Relations Committee’s recommendation to approve Fredrick Killian as a candidate for ordained ministry from this congregation. The SPRC met and […]

Lenten Lunches Start Wednesday!

by Kirsten Baxter

IN CHRIST’S FOOTSTEPS…. THIS YEAR’S LENTEN LUNCHES  Lenten lunches will be held on Wednesdays at noon: February 28, March 7, 21 and 28. Each week you are invited to bring a sack lunch to the Multi-Purpose Room. Drinks will be provided. We will have lunch at noon, share in a brief devotional moment at about 12:15 […]

New Senior Pastor Announcement!

by Kirsten Baxter

It was announced today in worship service that a new senior pastor has been appointed to Ames First UMC. Rev. Fred Lewis is retiring this year after 16 years at Ames First UMC. He will be greatly missed! The Rev. Dr. Kerrin Kirkpatrick will begin her appointment as the new senior pastor on July 1, […]