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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 […]

Appalachia Service Project

by Kirsten Baxter

Hello all! We are registered for ASP for July 20-28, 2019. To join us, you must be 14 years old by July 22nd. Our next informational meeting is on Thursday, March 14th at 5:30pm in the high school room. For more information or to sign up, visit https://www.asphome.org/  Our group number is 8056. The ASP group […]

Chili Fundraiser

by Kirsten Baxter

October is National Chili Month! Youth Council is inviting each committee, as well as anyone and everyone else who loves chili, to join us in our Chili Fundraiser!  If you’d like to enter a chili, there is a $5 donation with each chili entry. Trophies will be awarded for 1st Place Winner, People’s Choice, Best White […]

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 […]

Celebrating Confirmation on April 29th

by Kirsten Baxter

At 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 29, we will be confirming this year’s class of students. We salute these young people, their parents and mentors:  Confirmands, Mentors  Connor Garetson, William Edwards Sammie Schaben, Sadie Anderson Emily Pretzer, Jeanne Maharry Lane Sullivan, Jim Miller Karsten Holm, Chad Copley Libby Gens, Greta Goodman Carlie Johnson, Kathy Van Pelt Carleigh Evans, […]

Soup-er Bowl Sunday

by Kirsten Baxter

On Sunday, February 4 in the multipurpose room, the Sunday school children will participate in making crock pots full of soup. During a recent Sunday, each class decided what kind of soup they will make. The soup will go into the crock pots and be ready to go for the Food at First meal that evening. […]

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, […]

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 […]