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

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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.

Making the Connection | Advent Study

“God Is With Us” An advent study that will encourage you to “explore your longing for God’s presence through a study of the Lectionary Bible readings for Advent and Christmas.”  Leaders: Rev. Denise Lapsley, Rev. Tom Rough, and Rev. Mike Harris 

Youth Advent Study | The Wonder of Christmas

The Christmas season is always filled with wonder, but this year rediscover the true wonder of Christmas by sharing the love of Christ with others. This four-week study centers on looking to the Christmas story and the stories of real people today to find inspiration and ideas for reflecting the light of Jesus at Christmas time and throughout the entire year.

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…

Chamber Choir Rehearsal

The Chamber Choir is an auditioned group of singers who sing regularly in worship. The choir rehearses on Wednesday nights from approximately 8:30 to 9:30 pm, as well as occasional other times, as announced.

Family Gingerbread Houses

Bring the whole family along and make a gingerbread house together to take home for the holidays! Each family will use icing, candies, and creativity to decorate a gingerbread house. Cost: $10, pre-registration required Leader: Audra Reinders

Family Gingerbread Houses

Bring the whole family and make a gingerbread house together to take home! Each family (or individual) will use icing, candies, and creativity to decorate a gingerbread house. (Cost: $10 pre-registration required)

City of Churches Tour

4th Annual City of Churches Tour — an annual evening tour promoting inner-city churches and historical, cultural & spiritual values. Friday, December 6, 2019 6-10 PM Participating churches: Bethlehem Lutheran Church 3705 S. Anthony Street Pilgrim Baptist Church 1331 Gay Street Zion Lutheran Church 2313 Hanna Street St. Peter ’s Catholic Church 518 E. Dewald…

Fort Wayne holiday bazaar

UMW Holiday Bazaar

Mark your calendars for the 2019 United Methodist Women’s HOLIDAY BAZAAR! Purchase food and craft items, with all of the proceeds benefitting missions!