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Fort Wayne, IN 46802
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Congregation prepares to welcome new pastor

If you have been hibernating all winter, you may be missing out on the exciting news that Reverend Jason Morris has been appointed as our new pastor effective July 1, 2020. You may be wondering why this is so exciting… So many reasons! Pastor Jason’s education, gifts, talents and experience makes him a great match…

Faith Share Small Group Ministry

Sharing our faith with others in an intimate, small group setting can help bring us closer to each other and to God.  During the months of February and March, we will be reading and discussing the Gospel of John.

grief share

GriefShare expands ministry with session at Towne House

Thanks to the groundwork established by Pat Lee, our GriefShare ministry is expanding in partnership with the Towne House Retirement Community. The next 13-week series will begin meeting January 22. It will be led by Visitation Pastor Jan Funk, Reverend Denise Lapsley, Rev Doug Vogel (Towne House chaplain), Ann Marie Sordelet (Towne House Program Director)…

Pastor Cheryl to retire from ministry June 30

It is with both excitement and also bittersweet thoughts that I have decided to retire from full-time ministry effective July 1, 2020, to move closer to our son, daughter-in-law and granddaughter Parker, who live outside New Albany, Indiana. First Wayne Street has felt like the perfect congregation — kind, nurturing, supportive, and willing to try…

City of Churches tour

4th Annual City of Churches Tour — an annual evening tour promoting inner-city churches and historical, cultural & spiritual values.

Fort Wayne is blessed with many spectacular churches and congregations!  Be sure to check out this unique opportunity to experience wonderful architecture, history, music, and people.

A Season of Celebration

“Can I be a Christian on my own, or do I have to join a church?” The Rev. Michael Lindvall raised that question in his book, “A Geography of God.” How would you respond?  On the one hand, the answer is yes.  One can be a Christian without being a member of a church or…