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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…

New group will help members through grief

First Wayne Street is starting a Grief Share group this spring. Look for additional details with place, time and dates to follow. GriefShare groups meet weekly to help you face grief challenges and move toward rebuilding your life.  Each GriefShare session has three distinct elements: Videos. Each week (there are 13 weeks) your GriefShare group…

A ‘Requiem’ to Remember

The voices of nearly 90 singers will fill the sanctuary of the church in a very special performance.  The concert on Sunday, March 31 will feature four choirs — the FWSUMC Sanctuary and Chamber Choirs, the Trine University Choir, and the Purdue Fort Wayne University Singers. The four groups will unite in a performance (and…

2019 Holy Week Worship Schedule

Please join us as we take time to reflect and prepare during Holy Week. Maundy Thursday, April 18 (6-8pm) Come when you like for this self-guided tour of different discipleship experiences.  Visit the Labyrinth for a reflective prayer walk, celebrate Holy Communion, experience foot washing, or spend some time in confession, nailing your sins to…

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…

New member class set for February 9!

Maybe you have decided First Wayne Street UMC is the place you want to put down your roots. Or maybe you haven’t decided, but have questions about the church. Or maybe you would like to meet some folks that are new, too! Pastor Cheryl will be leading a new member class on Feb. 9. This…