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Mother’s Day Downtown | Sunday, May 12

Downtown Fort Wayne is a beautiful place to explore, especially on a spring Sunday. Fort Wayne’s Downtown Improvement District is featuring a Mother’s Day Downtown event with free trolley rides that will transport you and Mom to various downtown restaurants and shopping spots.

FWSUMC readies for festival fun

First Wayne Street will continue its tradition of hosting community events during the Three Rivers Festival.  But this year’s events will feature a little twist, as we strive to deliver experiences that our opportunities for fellowship and outreach. The annual rummage sale will be July 13 but the work begins this month.  The organizing committee…

Briefing offers info about annual conference

In upcoming months, Indiana United Methodists will have the opportunity to learn about changes related to health care plans as well as updates and implementation of plans discussed at the 2019 General Conference. The briefings will take place before the Indiana Annual Conference that is June 12 – 15 in Indianapolis.  These briefings will be held in six different United Methodist Churches…

Labyrinth on loan from Trinity Episcopal Church

We will be blessed on to have the opportunity to experience a prayer labyrinth that will be installed on the third floor. The labryinth, which will be on a generous loan from our brothers and sisters at Trinity Episcopal Church, will be a part of services for Maundy Thursday, April 18 (6-8pm) and Good Friday,…

Follow-Up to the UMC General Conference

In her sermon on Sunday, March 3, Pastor Cheryl offered some follow-up and reflections on the Special General Conference that was held in February in St. Louis to discuss the United Methodist Church’s position in the Book of Discipline regarding sexual orientation, same-sex weddings in the church and the ordination of self-avowed, professing homosexuals.  A…

New group will help members through grief

First Wayne Street is starting a Grief Share group this spring. Look for additional details with place, time and dates to follow. GriefShare groups meet weekly to help you face grief challenges and move toward rebuilding your life.  Each GriefShare session has three distinct elements: Videos. Each week (there are 13 weeks) your GriefShare group…

A ‘Requiem’ to Remember

The voices of nearly 90 singers will fill the sanctuary of the church in a very special performance.  The concert on Sunday, March 31 will feature four choirs — the FWSUMC Sanctuary and Chamber Choirs, the Trine University Choir, and the Purdue Fort Wayne University Singers. The four groups will unite in a performance (and…