Author Archive: jensen

H.E.A.R.T. Mission Trip!

Our youth are currently on a mission trip in Polk County called H.E.A.R.T. During this mission trip, they are living in a Third World Country simulation. During the day they are doing service projects in the community such as roofing, working in a thrift store, and painting houses. Our intern, Caroline Alessandro, described the experience […]

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Panua Trip, Day 2: Letters and Bibles

What an extraordinary day on our 2nd day in Naivasha. We met with our first group of over 60 of our Panua Youth at the Trinity United Methodist Church. They had such joy in their eyes when they read their letters from their prayer partners. We got to hear some of their stories of how […]

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Stations of the Cross at the Polasek Museum

Gathered in His Name, the intercessory prayer group of the church has organized a special Lenten experience for our church community at the Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens on April the 9th (Palm Sunday). The Museum and Gardens will be open from 11am to 1pm for FUMCWP guests before opening to the public at […]

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Hannah’s Closet

In the fall of 1997 the ladies of Hannah held their first children’s consignment sale. The sale took place the same weekend as the Methodist School Fall Festival and sales are reported to have been approximately $1,600. Twenty years later Hannah’s Closet has become an annual event that is anticipated among parents and grandparents in […]

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Our Lent Experiment

Beginning Sunday, February 12, we will be selling books and handing out free “How to Guides” to help prepare us for our church wide Lenten experiment beginning March 5.  As a community we will be reading The 7 Experiment: an experimental mutiny against excess by Jen Hatmaker. In addition, there will be a weekly fast […]

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Finding Direction in a Post Election USA

Rev. Gary Mason Sunday, March 5 All three services (8:00, 9:30 and 11:00) Who is Rev. Gary Mason? Rev. Dr. Gary Mason is a Methodist minister and directs a conflict transformation organisation based in Belfast called “Rethinking Conflict.” Prior to this, he spent 27 years as a Methodist clergy person in parish ministry in Belfast […]

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Who Is Your Neighbor? How Do You Connect with Them?

Join Tom Bandy on February 25, 2017 8:45am – 12:30pm 8:30am – Gathering with light refreshments Register Here The East Central District presents a morning with Tom Bandy. This is truly a unique opportunity–one that pastors and anyone involved with evangelism, missions or worship  won’t want to miss. Tom is the author of the 71 Lifestyle segment […]

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Panua Celebrates Selection Sunday

PANUA CELEBRATES SELECTION SUNDAY Thank you to all our members who have stepped out in faith and committed to partnering with one of our 200 Panua youth for the next 3 years. We even had some creative partnerships begin. Lee and Art Cross connected with Kayla Anderson to write letters and financially support Nandia in […]

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