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Rev. John Wolf, former FWSUMC pastor, dies

Former First Wayne Street UMC pastor Rev. John Wolf died Jan.  9 at the age of 100. Services are scheduled for Jan. 18 in Valparaiso IN. The Rev. Wolf was the first pastor to serve the merged First Wayne Street United Methodist Church.  He graduated from Oberlin College and received his divinity degree from Union Theological Seminary, studying under theologians Paul Tillich,…

A Heart for Helping

Bear one another’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ (Galatians 6:2, NRSV). First Wayne Street has a rich history in so many areas.  It has been a delight to serve with you this past year. As we look toward the future together, Stephen Ministers and Care Team members at…

Youth ministry to host fundraiser

The youth ministry at First Wayne Street is excitedly preparing for a summer mission trip to Chicago. The week of June 9, the youth will build relationships with urban ministries in the city as well as with each other. The week-long trip will challenge the youth to experience the thrill of following Christ. To help…

Job Opening | Director of Congregational Life and Nurture

Seeking to join a ministry team that is passionate about Christ and sharing his love with others? Full-time ministry opening for Director of Congregational Life and Nurture beginning April 1st. You must love variety, love people of all ages, and love growing disciples for Jesus Christ! Check out the job description below and send your…

Sanctuary Christmas tree has new home

Many of you will remember the beautiful 15 foot Christmas tree that used to grace the sanctuary at Christmas time. Since its discontinued use about 5 years ago, it has languished in the storage space in the old chapel, but this Christmas it has found a new home with a local non-profit organization that serves…

Winter Weather Policy

Sunday morning Sunday School and worship services will only be cancelled when city officials order that only emergency vehicles are authorized to be on city streets. Cancellation of weekday programming is automatic with the closing of Fort Wayne Community Schools.

Combined Adult Sunday School Classes

The Seekers and The ROCK Sunday School classes will be combined on January 13, 20 and 27, for a special overview of David Seel’s book, The New Copernicans.

Please note earlier start time of 8:45 A.M.