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Pentecost Violin and Piano Concert

by Kirsten Baxter

Bring your friends and neighbors to this special violin and piano concert on Sunday, June 4, at 3:00 p.m. in our beautiful, historic sanctuary. A freewill financial offering will be received. Brandin Kreuder plays the violin and has performed in orchestras and recitals around the USA and abroad. Brandin began violin at age 10 in the Burlington, WI, public schools. At […]

Job Posting : Director of Youth Ministries

by Kirsten Baxter

Please open to read the job description and details. DIRECTOR OF YOUTH MINISTRIES Job Information Contact information : Send an email with resume and cover letter to Rev. Fred Lewis at fred@fumcames.org Call with any questions : 515-232-2750

UMM Annual FUN(D) Picnic & Auctions

by Kirsten Baxter

The United Methodist Men will sponsor their 27th Annual FUN(D) picnic, silent and live auction at 5:30pm on Saturday, April 22nd in the Fellowship Hall of Ames First UMC. Over these years they have funded over $150,000 to the church for various projects within the church as well as helping to fund portions of the […]

Family Mission Trip

by Kirsten Baxter

We are planning a family mission trip to Wesley Woods on April 1, 2017. During our last trip John (buildings and Grounds Manager at Wesley Woods) asked for some help with the Laser Tag course and wanted to know if we would be interested in helping with it again this year. We will plan on […]

Spring Break “Stay”cation for Children and Families! 

by Kirsten Baxter

Need a little spring break “stay”cation? Are your wheels spinnin’ trying to figure out what to do? Then why not spin your wheels old school style at the Spinning Wheels roller skating rink in Ogden? Children and families are invited to a spring break roller skating party hosted by the Children’s Education Ministry Team at Spinning Wheels […]

“Coming Together Around What Matters Most” Lenten Study Week 2

by Kirsten Baxter

Thomas J. Bickerton, Coming Together Around What Matters Most Monday, 3/6 Today’s thought… Lighten up, Loosen up, and Have a Little Fun! Go off script this week… experience some of your most meaningful moments by loosening up just enough to allow yourself to experience them. Tuesday, 3/7 Today’s thought… Intertwined with One Another. Just as the giant […]

Meals from the Heartland March 15th

by Kirsten Baxter

Help Meals from the Heartland Pack 1 Meal Madness at the 2017 Spring Break Packaging Event!  Save the date to join your friends and family March 15, 2017 NEW meal packaging center 357 Lincoln Street in West Des Moines.  We’re inviting students, parents, families and all community members to the fifth annual Spring Break Hunger Fight. We will […]