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Trunk or Treat & Speaker Event

by Kirsten Baxter

Ames First will be hosting two events later in October. We hope to see you at these great, community involved events! Iowa 2018 Teacher of the Year Aileen Sullivan, 2018 Iowa Teacher of the Year and member of Ames First will speak on the topic “Helping Students Engage and Succeed in Science Education” on Monday, […]

Wednesday Nights

by Kirsten Baxter

Wednesday Night Meals Ministry  We are putting together a task force to help find people and groups to plan, prepare, serve, and clean up our Wednesday night meals. This is a great opportunity for those who are not usually here on Wednesday nights to see all of the excitement and feel the energy of our midweek […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pajama Party on Wednesday!

by Kirsten Baxter

That’s right! It’s time for FUMC’s annual PJ Party on Wednesday, December 14 beginning at 6:00p.m. A “Sign-Up Genius” has been sent out to families to let us know what they will be bringing. If you didn’t get the link, please let Nicole know or go ahead and bring a dessert or finger food to share. […]

NO ACTIVITIES on Wednesday January 7th

by Kirsten Baxter

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!

Opportunity to Learn More about Reconciling Ministry

by Nicole Smith

You have an opportunity to learn more about the Reconciling Ministry movement and the possibilities of that here at Ames First UMC. If you’ve had questions about what a Reconciling Ministry is, why it’s needed, who it affects, questions about the bible and LGBTQA views, join us on Wednesday, October 8 and 15, 2014 from […]

Christmas Parties on Wednesday!

by Kirsten Baxter

This Wednesday it will be exactly one week until Christmas day, so we will celebrate Christmas early with our Wednesday night activities starting at 6pm! Kid’s Club (0-5th grade): Bring your families and wear your pajamas! At 6:00 we will have meal in the Multipurpose Room – bring a finger food or a dessert to […]

Wednesday Activities for 11/20

by Kirsten Baxter

Here’s what is happening this week! 4:00-6:00 Confirmation (Room E201) 5:15-6:00 Liturgical Dance (Sanctuary) 6:00 Pizza, Praise and Prayer (Multipurpose Room) 6:30-7:30 Small Groups: Little Kid’s Club (PreK-2nd) and Big Kid’s Club (3rd-5th): This week both groups will be putting together food bags for MICA. If you would like to give a monetary donation for […]

Halloween Festivities on October 30th

by Kirsten Baxter

Come join us this Wednesday night for some Halloween festivities! From 6:00-6:30 we will have our usual Pizza, Praise and Prayer in the Multipurpose Room.  Come for dinner, we ask for a $1 donation per slice of pizza. At 6:30 our children K-5th grade will go to the parking lot across the street for Trunk […]