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Sunday School – Fall 2018 Programming Begins September 16

September 16th marks the start up of our regular fall Sunday school programming for children and youth in their regular classrooms. You’ll find loving teachers for your children. We also have three different Sunday School classes for adults: Koinonia Class, the ROCK Class, and the Seekers. Adults will find a spiritual family where you are cared for, nurtured,…

First Wayne Street at Taste of the Arts 2018

Come join the crowd at the Taste of the Arts on Saturday, August 25 from 11 am to 7 pm at Freimann Square. First Wayne Street will be offering children’s craft activities and event brochures at our tent. Look for the First Wayne Street tent; you can’t miss it! Better yet, why not volunteer for an hour? It…

August Mission: Campus Ministry

First Wayne Street’s Mission Focus for August is Campus Ministry. Campus Ministry is a recognized student group at both Purdue Fort Wayne (formerly IPFW) & Indiana Institute of Technology. Its purpose is to help college-aged young people take a deep and honest look at the spiritual side of life. The group hopes to provide a safe environment for each student…

First Wayne Street Welcomes Reverend Jan Funk

Beginning July 16, Reverend Jan Funk will be First Wayne Street’s Visitation Pastor. Please welcome her! Jan is an Ordained Deacon (2012) in the UM Church with additional studies in pastoral care. She served at Covenant UMC as the Associate Pastor for 12 years and has completed a residency program for chaplaincy at Lutheran Hospital, where she…

July Mission: Charis House Backpacks

First Wayne Street’s Mission Focus for July is Charis House Backpacks. First Wayne Street UMC has made an incredible difference in the lives of Charis House kids the past five years by supplying backpacks for the new school year. The need continues! Why? Because more children and their mothers will experience homelessness and seek help and hope…

Register for VBS 2018 Now!

Registration is now open for this year’s VBS! First Wayne Street’s Vacation Bible School 2018 will take place between Monday, July 23 and Thursday, July 26, from 5:00 – 8:00 pm. It’s time for kids to sign up for this wonderful opportunity to learn about Peace, Patience, Joy, Self-Control, Goodness, Gentleness, and Love through music,…

Acts of Love

This summer, we’re keeping track of how many acts of love we can share with the world. Let us not LOVE with words or speech but with actions and in truth. (1 John 3:18) What acts of LOVE can you share with another person or a group of people? Challenge yourself to think “out of…

May Mission: Wellspring Camperships

First Wayne Street’s Mission Focus for May is Wellspring Interfaith Social Services, particularly their summer camp program. There are no fees for Wellspring’s Summer Day Camp and free transportation is provided for approximately 60% of the kids. The Summer Day Camp Program welcomes children aged 4 – 17. The kids meet Monday through Friday from…