News and updates


Sanctuary Renovation

New carpet and pew cushions as well as some remodeling of the chancel are proposed by the Trustees. Watch for meetings in September to learn more and share feedback. Donations may be made at anytime for the “Sanctuary Update.”

Sweet Corn Festival

Another successful fundraiser! Donations ($500 each) will be sent to Adopt A Family, Early Learning Center and Webb House thanks to the great support of the community! Thank you!

2017 Mission Team

15 adults and 11 teens spent 10 days working on a Native American Reservation in Montana building a cabin for a United Methodist Church.

VBS 2017

PreK-4th graders gathered for Vacation Bible School in June for three days. They learned that we are “Made in the Image of God.” They sang in worship Sunday, June 18th.

JAM 2017

Fifth-Ninth graders gathered for JAM (Jesus And Me) for three days for crafts, Bible study, games, relationship building and fun. Several helped with Vacation Bible School, too.

S. Sudanese Church Visit

The visit by the Southern Sudanese United Methodist Church of Des Moines on June 4 was uplifting! The message was delivered by Rev Aaron Limmo and the choir sang. An offering was received for the young church.

Camp Send Off

2017 Summer Church Camp Send Off. Sign up today to go to Camp. Funds available to help pay your way.

Golf Outing with Church Friends

Play Best Shot for fun! Sunday, June 18 – 1:00 at Lakeside Sunday, July 16 – 1:00 at Jefferson City Course Sunday, August 13 – 1:00 at Lakeside Sunday, September 17 – 1:00 at Jefferson City Course Sunday, October 22 – 1:00 at Jefferson City Course

JAM 2017

JAM (5th-9th) will be held Tuesday, June 13 through Thursday, June 15 at First United Methodist Church at 3:00-5:00. Volunteers needed to do snack, crowd control and welcome/good byes as kids arrive and depart between 2:45-3:15. See Karen Shannon or Jenny Wills for information. Tentative: Friday June 16 evening will be  pool party.