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Music director attends Halifax Choral Conducting Institute

The week of August 1, Dr. Geoffrey North participated in the Halifax Choral Conducting Institute as one of 12 “active” conductors. The experience was part of his continuing education for 2019 but was more than just learning. Read more about his experience in his own words: This week has been a tremendously educational and inspirational…

Making the Connection Fall Semester Schedule Announced

Church is not just about a building. It’s about the connections — with God, the people, and the community. We want to help you make those connections with our fall programming. An exciting lineup features adult classes, including “Geography of God: Exploring the Christian Journey,” “Natural History of Eagle Marsh” and “Gardening: Preparing to Bring Plants Indoors for the Winter.” The session…

Explore Methodist faith in fall inquiry class

Wondering what United Methodist believe? Enjoy meeting other folks new to the church? Have you been worshipping with us and want to learn more about FWSUMC? Pastor Cheryl will host a five-session inquiry class in September. Beginning Sept. 8, the class will meet in the “old library” on the second floor. The half-hour sessions will begin…

umc youth mission trip

Make Way the Path

Sitting in a circle in the basement of a new space, surrounded by new faces, a familiar refrain began to echo.  Blessed be Your name / When the sun’s shining down on me / When the world’s ‘all as it should be’ / Blessed be Your name Our voices were timid at first but as…

Life at the Table hosts soft launch

With great excitement, First Wayne Street UMC kicked off the first “Life at the Table” (a dinner church experience)—as we welcomed 17 folks for a time of fellowship, great food and discussion over the meal.  We met new folks and heard about how Jesus called Matthew, the tax collector, to follow him—and then had dinner…