300 East Wayne Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
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February Good News

Stay up-to-date with the good news at First Wayne Street! In this month’s newsletter, you can read: Pastor Jason’s column about loving thy neighbor An update on worship gatherings A Q+A with music ministry director Dr. Geoff North And more February 2021 Good News

Christmas Eve Worship on YouTube

Join us this Christmas Eve at 7pm on our YouTube channel for our virtual worship service. We encourage you to have bread and juice for communion. We also encourage you have a candle or two for lighting during the singing of “Silent Night”. You can find our YouTube channel HERE!

In-person Worship Suspended!

“Carry each other’s burdens and so you will fulfill the law of Christ.” – Galatians 6:2 (CEB) First Wayne Street UMC is suspending in-person worship until further notice, per Bishop Trimble’s directive. Please read the bishop’s letter below: Friends, We are at an unprecedented time in history. In just the past few weeks, we have…

Outdoor Worship Services

As we continue to navigate our way forward, we plan to take advantage of the weather and provide a safe environment for large gatherings. Beginning August 9 through September 27, we will offer outdoor worship services in the west parking lot (near the corner of Wayne and Barr streets). Outdoor worship provides an opportunity for…

First Wayne Street receives tech grant

First Wayne Street UMC has been awarded a $4,100 grant from the Indiana Center for Congregations (funded by Lilly Endowment for resourcing Indiana congregations). Congregations could apply for grants up to $5,000 with the church providing 10% matching funding for the purpose of increasing their digital presence through ministry, worship and better communication during this time of social distancing. Barclay Hall, key member of the FWS…