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

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Gather programming resumes Sept. 13

There is something for everyone on Wednesday nights at First Wayne Street UMC.

Our programming, known as Gather, will resume on September 13, 2023. 

Gather is a time to enjoy friends, family,fellowship and food. 

A light dinner is served from 5:15 to 6 pm in Fellowship Hall. There is no cost for the meal but a freewill donation is encouraged.

Programming for children, ages 3 through fifth-graders, begins at 6 pm. Children participate in the elementary choir, which is led by Phyllis Boester.This choir sings periodically throughout the year in our church services.

Following choir, children have the opportunity to participate in fun-filled activities including crafts, games, and service.

At 6 pm, a casual worship service and conversation. Pastor Jason will lead an eight-week series exploring spiritual disciplines.

Youth programming begins at 6:15 pm. There will be opportunities for service, fellowship, and fun. Youth periodically take trips to Insomnia Cookies and Sweets on Main.

Activities end at 7:30 pm. 

Cooks wanted for Gather meals

Do you enjoy cooking and want a way to donate your time and talents to the church? 

We are looking for volunteers to prepare meals for our Wednesday night Gather ministry. Food can be prepared ahead of time and dropped off to church (we can warm it here), or cooked the day of the meal. 

All food supplies are paid for by the church.

Past meals have included: lasagna, spaghetti, chicken pot pie, tuna salad, tacos, ham and scalloped potatoes or cheesy potatoes, pulled pork, beef and potatoes, turkey and mashed potatoes, vegetable soup, ham and Swiss sliders, and chili.

If you are interested in this ministry, please contact Audra. Her email is audra@fwsumc.org or you can call the church office at 422-4681.