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Back to school time and Kindness Rocks!

by Kirsten Baxter

Join us this Sunday, August 20 at 9:30 a.m. for our annual Back to School Blessing. During worship, all students, teachers, administrators, counselors, and support staff will be invited to come forward with their backpacks, laptops, and any other tools of the trade to be blessed. Following worship we will paint rocks for the Ames […]

United Methodist Men Annual Kickoff Picnic

by Kirsten Baxter

WHEN: August 17, 2017 6:00 pm WHERE: First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall SPEAKER: Paul Wierson, KHOI radio station Food Fun and Fellowship! All are welcome! Call Deb 232-2750 for reservations. Tickets are $7.50 each. Reservation Deadline tomorrow, August 14

Piano Time!

by Kirsten Baxter

Daniel Souvigny, 16-year-old, award-winning pianist, will be performing at FUMC on Monday, August 21st at 7:00 pm. Admission will be $10.00. Be sure and mark your calendar for this special concert in Ames. Souvigny inherited his musical talent from his father, a pianist and church organist, and has been performing since age eight. Amazingly, Daniel excels […]

31st Appalachia Service Project

by Kirsten Baxter

Seven adults and eleven youth will be leaving this Saturday morning for Chavies, Kentucky working to make a few more homes warmer, safer, and drier. This will be the 31st edition of Ames First UMC sending work teams to the Appalachians (Appalachia Service Project). Over those 31 years 320 individuals have given/shared their time and […]

Holy Land with Pastor Fred

by Kirsten Baxter

  Pastor Fred is joining with Bishop Haller and her husband and others from around Iowa to tour the Holy Land on January 9–18, 2018. You can join them! Educational Opportunities is the tour host/company. That company has been in service for many decades and excels at tours. The trip will leave from Des Moines […]

July/August Youth Calendar

by Kirsten Baxter

Here are links for the July and August Youth activities calendars. Hope everyone is enjoying their summer, we’d love to see you all participate is some summer fun! July Calendar August Calendar

June Youth Calendar

by Kirsten Baxter

Just a little visual reminder at the June Calendar for Youth at Ames FUMC! Also to look ahead, there’s a summer overview as well. June Calendar Summer Activities Overview

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