Camp/Youth Sunday was a huge success. Thank you to everyone who donated funds, made pies for the auction and who supported the children/youth program. Because of you children and youth will be able to attend summer church camps and retreats over the next year.
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Fundraiser for Mission Team Youth; July 2017 trip to Montana
United Methodist Women Circles meet on the third Thursday of most months during the school year. Everyone is welcome. Faith Circle meets at 9 am at the church. Hope Circle meets at noon at Greenewood and eats Congregate Meals. Joy Circle meets at 7 pm at the church.
The January newsletter is in three parts. january-2017-2nd-half-of-newsletter; January 2017 1st part; January 2017 middle page.
Winter Jam is a Christian concert in Des Moines with several popular Christian bands playing. It is on Friday, Jan 27th 7:00 show, doors open at 6 p.m. No pre-show tickets. Just $10 general admission at the door. http://2017.jamtour.com/shows/des-moines-ia
Moms meet Sunday mornings at 9-10 am at a local coffee shop for discussion. Child care is available.
The 2016 Christmas Program was a great success! The younger children shared songs and poems. The older children and teens shared a musical “The Play in a Manger.” They performed on a Wednesday and a Sunday. Thank you to our director Jenny Wills!
Over 250 people worshipped at First UMC on Christmas eve. Candlelight and Carols called everyone to rejoice in the Savior’s birth.
Webb House was the scene of a great indoor paper snowball fight in December. Fun was had by all!