It will soon be time for our summer Bible-que. We hope you will join us on June 15, 22 and 29 at 5:30 pm for dinner followed at 6:15 by a study. The church will provide the meat and beverages. Those attending should bring a dish to share and your own table service. We ask that you let the church know each week so we know how much meat to grill. Child care will be available.
Our study this year is entitled "My Neighbor is Muslim." Islam is one of the fastest growing faiths in America. Did you know there are approximately 12,000 Muslims in the Metro Area?
Unfortunately because of those who practice radical Islam all of its followers seem to be suspect. During our time together we will examine the following:
We hope you will join us for this important study.
Join us in the gym for after church coffee on Sunday, June 12th. You will be able to see the new lights and windows. What a great improvement!
If you haven't driven by the front of the church lately, please drive by and see our new electronic sign. This is a great way to let our community know what is happening here at the church.
Attention ladies. Please mark your calendar for our women's retreat scheduled for Saturday, September 10th. Space is limited to 20 people so be sure to watch for registration materials in June.
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First United Methodist Church, at the top of 10th Street in downtown Des Moines, strives to love others as Christ loves us and, in doing so, to be the Body of Christ in word and deed.
As the Body of Christ, we welcome all of God's children, knowing that each is created in the image of God. We welcome people of all gender identities, sexual orientations, ages, races, ethnicities, family configurations, and physical and mental capabilities to join us in full participation as we come together to worship God and then go out to share God's love in the world around us.
To read Pastor Eric's weekly devotion "First Thoughts," sign up for our weekly e-newsletter, Cross Notes, here.
Alternative worship service, The Grapevine, every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. at Spaghetti Works, 310 Court Avenue.
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