300 East Wayne Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
(260) 422-4681
firstwaynestreet@fwsumc.org

Lots of activities are going on in the life of your church.  Join in!  Upcoming events are shown below.  You can also view the Monthly Calendar and the Past Events page.

Sunday School

Join us for Sunday School!
We have classes for children, youth and adults. Classes meet Sunday mornings 9:00-9:45 am. In the summer, children & youth will meet on the third floor for activities!

Sunday Worship Service

Join us every Sunday morning at 10:00 am for a dynamic, inspiring service. All are welcome!

Sanctuary Bells Rehearsal

The Sanctuary Handbell Choir is an advanced handbell choir for teens and adults who read music. This group plays regularly in worship and during special services and rehearses weekly, September through May, on Sunday mornings at 11:15 a.m. in the bell rehearsal room.

Making the Connection, First Fall 2018 Session

This session of Making the Connection takes place from Wednesday, September 19 through Wednesday, October 24. First Wayne Street has developed a program of Wednesday evening activities that we call “Making the Connection.” The program is designed to nurture and facilitate each person’s faith journey, and members’ family and friends are always welcome! We offer six-week…

Painting Class – “You Can Paint!”

Even if you have never held a paintbrush, you are welcome to join the class; you may discover talent you didn’t even know you had! The class paints with watercolor, acrylic, regular oil paint, heat-set oil paint, and even pastels. You can choose one or try them all. A special treat each week is a…

Healing School

The Healing School, which is part of our Making the Connection sessions during the school year, continues throughout the summer, led by Pastor Cookye Rutledge from 6:00 – 7:30 pm. New people are encouraged to join the group any time. You will discover that healing belongs to everyone who comes to Jesus with a believing…

Praise Team Rehearsal

The Praise Team offers mostly contemporary musical offerings year-round and is open to teens and adults. We welcome both singers and instrumentalists. The Praise Team rehearses in the sanctuary weekly on Wednesdays from September through May at 6:40 p.m., and on bi-weekly Wednesdays during the summer at 5:30 p.m.

Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal

The Sanctuary Choir sings at Sunday services and special services from September through May and is open to teens and adults interested in traditional and classically-oriented choral music. Rehearsals are weekly from September (usually the first Wednesday after Labor Day) through May (usually the last Wednesday before Memorial Day) on Wednesday evenings at 7:30 pm…

Youth: Volunteer at Treasure House

The youth will volunteer at Treasure House from 1 to 4 pm. We will sort clothes for Treasure House, the Rescue Mission’s thrift store. Bring cash for dinner afterward at Steak ‘N Shake! Parents may pick their kids up between 4:45 and 5:00 pm at the restaurant.

Youth Council Meeting

Youth Council will meet at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 30 in Room 115. Congregation members, parents and youth interested in participating in the council are welcome to attend. Light refreshments will be provided.