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Curious about Amos (A Mid-Iowa Organizing Strategy)?

First UMC is hosting the next AMOS Delegate Assembly which will be held in Fellowship Hall on Sunday, February 19, 2023, from 3:00-4:30 pm....

Volunteers Needed

Volunteers needed for Ash Wednesday, February 22! We need volunteers to distribute ashes and hot coffee during the 7-9 AM time slot and the 11:30...

Easter Lilies, Tulips, and Hyacinths available for order!

Would you like to help provide lilies, tulips, and hyacinths to decorate the sanctuary this Easter? The plants will be available at $12.59 for...

Who Will Win the Souper Bowl of Caring?

On Sunday, February 12th , before and after morning worship, two buckets will be held at theback of the sanctuary, one labeled, “Kansas City...

LIFT EVERY VOICE IN LOVE

First Church, get ready! Roosevelt André Credit is coming to bless us in concert at 4:00 pm Saturday Feb. 11, and he is a force of love and...

Winter Weather Advisory

Remember to check KCCI 8 News and use your best judgement when going out during a storm. The Des Moines First UMC Office closes whenever the Des...

Meet our New Bishop!

Bishop Kennetha Bigham-Tsai has been assigned as the resident bishop for the Iowa Area, effective Jan. 1, 2023. She was elected to the episcopacy at...

Thursdays at 7 PM: Foxhall AA

Foxhall AA is the largest AA group in the Des Moines Area, and they meet on Thursdays at 7PM here at First United Methodist Church. Alcoholics...

Happy New Year from your First United Methodist Church Staff to You!!

Pictured (from left to right): Amanda Claussen- Director of CCYC, Brena Barton- Office Manager, Rev. Edgar Solis- Pastor, Tim Poppert- Custodian,...

Human relations sunday- january 15

This Sunday is the United Methodist Church's Human Relations Sunday! Why do we celebrate Special Sundays? United Methodists celebrate of specific...