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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…

Vacation Bible School 2018: Fruit of the Spirit

This year’s Vacation Bible School is Little Red’s Fruit of the Spirit Garden Bible verses, from Galatians 5:22-23. Mark your calendars for Monday, July 23 – Thursday, July 26, from 5:00 – 8:00 pm. Vacation Bible School provides us with a wonderful opportunity to assist our kids in learning about Peace, Patience, Joy, Self-Control, Goodness,…

Employment Opportunity – Visitation Pastor

First Wayne St UMC seeks the right person for our next Visitation Pastor (16 hours per week). The Visitation Pastor will be responsible for regular visitation of shut-in folks along with over-seeing and equipping a lay team to provide additional care. He/she will also assist the Senior Pastor as needed with hospital visitation. Preference will…

Making the Connection Spring 2018 Session

Our next session of Making the Connection will be held from Wednesday, April 11, through Wednesday, May 9. Making the Connection is what we call our mid-week programming for all ages. It provides a comfortable, loving atmosphere to adults, youth, and children, giving everyone opportunities to find ways in which to experience God’s presence and enhance our…

Holy Week at First Wayne Street

Join us at First Wayne Street for Holy Week! — Join us at 10:00 am on Sunday, March 25 for our Palm Sunday Service. Palm Sunday takes place one week before Easter, and commemorates the entry of Jesus into Jerusalem and begins the series of observances focusing on the events of Holy Week. — Later…

In the Season of Lent…

The word “Lent” means “spring.” Lent is the period of 40 days from Ash Wednesday to Easter (not counting Sundays) when we remember Jesus’ 40 days in the wilderness and we dedicate these forty days as a time to draw us closer to God. Some folks “fast,” giving up certain foods or certain behaviors–offering that time…