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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…

Dinner Is Served

It has been said that when we read about Jesus, he is either on his way to a meal, attending a meal, or just leaving a meal. Jesus was always engaging people in relationship — and what better way than over food? The early church communities gathered in homes and generally a meal was part of that experience as…

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…

The Power of Resurrection

Did you know that “Easter” is not just one Sunday?  While churches around the world may have celebrated the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ on Sunday, April 21, the Easter season extends all through May until Pentecost Sunday, June 9!   Easter is not just about what happened on that one day.  But what…

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…