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Indiana Annual Conference report

This year’s Annual Conference was held at Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IN, on June 9 – 11. The theme was “Love God, Love Neighbor.” At this year’s conference we were blessed with spirit-filled music, passionate preaching and powerful presentations and testimonies. The praise team was “The Many” from Chicago and led most worship services with both traditional and modern/creative songs. The conference…

Your Summer Itinerary: Mark your calendars for disclipeship, fun

From the beaches to the mountains, big cities to national parks, your summer calendar might be filled with destinations. There are trips to help you get closer to family or to discover something new. There are vacations that help you get some much needed rest and relaxation. But are you ready for a surprise? God —and his…

Join Us This Easter!

Easter is a time to discover beauty and purpose all around.  Join our welcoming community as we explore the hope and promise of God’s love together.

SAI to host benefit concert at FWS

The Alumnae Chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota invites you to a Benefit Concert of Chamber Music at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March at First Wayne Street United Methodist Church. Tickets cost $25 per person; reservations are required. Please contact Ann Donner at (260) 456-6600 to reserve your seat.  This event will benefit our Music Scholarships and Special Projects. Additional donations are welcome. The mission…

lent umm 2022

Celebrating Lent 2022

Lent is our 40-day journey, preparing our hearts and souls for the death and resurrection of Jesus.

At First Wayne Street UMC, we will mark the beginning of Lent with a special Gather worship time at 6 pm March 2. There will be opportunities for faith building and reflection throughout the season.

Gather | Resumes Wednesday, March 2

Due to the recent surge of COVID-19 cases throughout the area, we are suspending Wednesday evening programming at this time.  We plan to resume regular Gather events on March 2.  Thank you for your understanding.

January Worship Theme | Simple Gifts

On January 9, we will launch a new worship series called “Simple Gifts.”  Throughout this series, we will explore some of the gifts God has given us to help improve our lives as we navigate this world.