Holy Week at Ames First UMC – April 10-17

Palm Sunday – Services at 8:30am and 11:00am in person and livestream at bit.ly/amesfirstumclivestream

-Palm branches for all to wave! Children present will be invited to come forward and lead the congregation in waving palm branchnes and Hosannas!


Spy Wednesday – Putt through Hol(e)y Week – family putt-putt golf outing as you go from hole to hole (indoors) learning more about Holy Week. 6:00-7:30pm with dinner before from 5:30-6:15pm.


Maundy Thursday – Living Last Supper – watch from home through our livestream at 7:00p.m. at bit.ly/amesfirstumclivestream or watch at your own time at bit.ly/amesfirstumclivinglastsupper2022


Good Friday – Good Friday Stations will be set up around the church for an in person walk through from 9:00am – 1:00pm and open again from 5:00pm – 7:00pm. If you would like to do a walk-through of the stations at home, please call or email the church office so we can put a small bag of supplies together for you. You can then watch the various readings at bit.ly/amesfirstumcgoodfriday


Holy Saturday – Beginning at 9:00am on Holy Saturday, a story walk will be available for anyone to enjoy. Large illustrations and printed text will be set up along the yard and sidewalks surrounding Ames First UMC. This will be in place through Sunday evening at 7:00p.m.

  • Our Saturday at First Service will be an early Easter celebration service at 5:30p.m. in the chapel


Easter Sunday – Join us for worship to celebrate the Risen Christ at 8:30am or 11:00p.m. in person or on our livestream at bit.ly/amesfirstumclivestream