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

Past Events

Children and Youth Musical — David’s Dynasty

On the hills outside of Bethlehem, a family of inquisitive, energetic shepherds discovers the meaning of being part of the “royal dynasty” that will one day produce a new king for their people. As they explore what the prophets said would happen in “boring Bethlehem,” they become part of the story unfolding on the night…

City of Churches Tour

First Wayne Street UMC will be one of 20 churches opening its doors to the community so that visitors can roam, enjoy, and take photos of their Christmas decorated sanctuaries. Free; no tickets needed.

First Wayne Street’s Director of Music, Dr. Geoffrey North, will be playing Christmas music on the Beckerath pipe organ from 6:30-6:50 p.m. and from 7:30-7:50 p.m.

Ring & Sing for the Salvation Army

Do you like to sing Christmas songs and carols? You’re invited to join us December 1st to ring and sing for the Salvation Army. We’ll meet at the entrance of JCPenney inside Glenbrook Mall for an hour of singing carols. This has been a lot of fun in previous years – people passing by often…

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…

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…

UMW Bake Sale

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

Friendsgiving Meal

Instead of Thanksgiving, it’s Friendsgiving! Mark your calendar for November 11 at 11:00 am, after the morning worship service. We will provide turkey, mashed potatoes, Stove Top stuffing, gravy, rolls and drinks.  Those with last names starting with: A-M:  please bring a vegetable/side dish N-Z:  please bring a dessert This is a great day to…

New Member Class with Pastor Cheryl Garbe

Our next New Member Class, led by Pastor Cheryl, will meet on Sundays at 9:00 am in Room 220 on October 7, 14, 21, and 28, as well as on November 11. Maybe First Wayne Street UMC is the place you have decided to put down your spiritual roots. Or maybe you just have some…

WOWS Concert — Jane Heald, Cello

Jane Heald, a New York native, has been a member of the Fort Wayne Philharmonic since 1992 and is part of the music faculty at PFW. She began playing the cello when she was 10 years old and  attended the Manhattan School of Music, Preparatory Division on Saturdays. Heald has played with many different groups over the…