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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…

Go. Love. Together.

As I’ve been praying about where God is leading First Wayne Street UMC, three words keep coming to mind: go, love, together. As United Methodists, we have a call to “go and make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.” That is our mission. That is our call. So, what will that…

Ash Wednesday 2021

Ash Wednesday is February 17, 2021. As with the majority of our ministry over the past year, our Ash Wednesday gatherings will look different. You are invited to watch a service of Scripture and song on our YouTube channel. That video will be available at 8am on Ash Wednesday. I would encourage you to “subscribe”…

February Good News

Stay up-to-date with the good news at First Wayne Street! In this month’s newsletter, you can read: Pastor Jason’s column about loving thy neighbor An update on worship gatherings A Q+A with music ministry director Dr. Geoff North And more February 2021 Good News

Declaration and Dedication

This message was shared on Sunday, January 10, 2021 at First Wayne Street UMC. One of the first things we see in today’s Scripture reading is John carrying out the ministry to which he was called. John had a passion for his purpose. He possessed a courageous commitment to his position. He was “all in”…

Grace and Truth

This following message was shared on Sunday, January 3, 2021 at First Wayne Street UMC. Our Scripture reading from John 1:1-14 is one of my favorite passages of Scripture. In just fourteen verses, there are so many great verses to commit to memory. One of my go to verses is verse 5 – The light…

What It’s Really All About…

This is the message Pastor Jason shared during our Christmas Eve virtual gathering. Merry Christmas Eve! What an amazing evening to join together for worship! For many, we are on the verge of the “big day” of our year! We are so excited to shower our family and friends with gifts…even if we have to…