300 East Wayne Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
(260) 422-4681
firstwaynestreet@fwsumc.org

Lots of activities are going on in the life of your church.  Join in!  Upcoming events are shown below.  You can also view the Monthly Calendar and the Past Events page.

UMW Bake Sale

Baked goods, candy and crafts will be sale to benefit the UMW chapter at First Wayne Street.

Sunday School

Join us for Sunday School!
We have classes for children, youth and adults. Classes meet Sunday mornings 9:00-9:45 am. In the summer, children & youth will meet on the third floor for activities!

Sunday Worship Service

Join us every Sunday morning at 10:00 am for a dynamic, inspiring service. All are welcome!

Sanctuary Bells Rehearsal

The Sanctuary Handbell Choir is an advanced handbell choir for teens and adults who read music. This group plays regularly in worship and during special services and rehearses weekly, September through May, on Sunday mornings at 11:15 a.m. in the bell rehearsal room.

Make an Advent Wreath

We all love the anticipation of Christmas. Join the excitement and fun in the special Advent child-friendly craft after church on Sunday, November 18! Pastor Cheryl invites families to participate in making a wreath and learning the importance of an Advent wreath.  Please bring about 4-6 small pictures of family, friends or pets. Copies will…

Making the Connection | Down to Earth

From the publisher: A virgin birth. God’s son…a helpless baby. Fleeing certain death. Nothing about the Christmas story is ordinary. Mike Slaughter says it’s enough to confound the mind and make the heart contrite. In his book, Down to Earth, Slaughter presents a four-week Advent study that opens up God’s Christmas surprise to us and examines how it changed everything.

Making the Connection | Table Games

Play an old favorite or learn a new game while enjoying the fellowship of members of the congregation. Each week, the Gillands will lead the group in a different game. November 7: Rummy Cube Arrange tiles to form sets and runs, then search for ways to rearrange them to include your remaining tiles.  The first…

Healing School

The Healing School, which is part of our Making the Connection sessions during the school year, continues throughout the summer, led by Pastor Cookye Rutledge from 6:00 – 7:30 pm. New people are encouraged to join the group any time. You will discover that healing belongs to everyone who comes to Jesus with a believing…

Praise Team Rehearsal

The Praise Team offers mostly contemporary musical offerings year-round and is open to teens and adults. We welcome both singers and instrumentalists. The Praise Team rehearses in the sanctuary weekly on Wednesdays from September through May at 6:40 p.m., and on bi-weekly Wednesdays during the summer at 5:30 p.m.

Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal

The Sanctuary Choir sings at Sunday services and special services from September through May and is open to teens and adults interested in traditional and classically-oriented choral music. Rehearsals are weekly from September (usually the first Wednesday after Labor Day) through May (usually the last Wednesday before Memorial Day) on Wednesday evenings at 7:30 pm…