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  • faithweaverfriendscolor Roots Children's Ministry Open House - Come see what is taking place in the children's ministry this Year! There will be an open house in room 12, November 2nd, at 8:30 am prior to the first service and 12:15 pm immediately following the second service. Come see examples of crafts, music and stories that the children are learning this year. Enjoy a typical "kid" snack and see how you might be able to use your gifts in the children's... More →
  • 597263_web_0714201_1421524a Need a driver - We need a driver this week to take one of our older members to a doctor appointment on Thursday. If you can help with this please call Barb at 793-5521 for... More →
  • glasses_628 Recycle old glasses - Just a friendly reminder to remember to bring in your unwanted eye glasses. There is a basket in the lower lobby for your convenience. We take adult and children's glasses, sun glasses and reading glasses. We also appreciate eyeglass cases which make mailing more convenient. We pass all of these on to M.O.S.T. ministries which in turn distributes them throughout the world to people who would not be able to see without your donated glasses. Thank you to everyone who has donated in the past and those who will continue to donate to this mission in the... More →
  • valentin_paul_writing1800x1337 Ephesians Challenge - "Hans" learned last week that building up the body is more than just pumping iron. You too can pump up your faith by taking the Ephesians challenge which is: read through the book of Ephesians in the New Testament once each week during Pastor Scott's sermon series on... More →
  • recycle pms1787 Crop Support - If you walked in the CROP Hunger Walk last week, please get your pledges paid and turn your envelopes in to Amy Hayes as soon as possible. Thank... More →
  • team_cvent_w640 Hospitality Team - We are looking for friendly faces to fill the new Ames Hospitality Team. That's right we need 3 people for each service to wander around, help people in and out of cars, find their way, and keep an eye on things. Free training to all who volunteer and you'll get a real cool "Hospitality Team" button to wear. Our goal is to have enough volunteers so you'll only need to do it once per month. See Chad Clark for details. Hurry, with bad weather coming, we can use lots of... More →
  • airconditioning COOL PROJECT - Figures are in - the "Cool Project" to in-stall air conditioning in the sanctuary is moving forward. A special collection will be taken October 19th for those of you who want to participate but were not able to pledge large amounts. Pledges will be called in soon and the project will move for-ward so that when warm weather comes next year, we will be ready for it. PRAISE GOD!!!!! - A more detailed report will come in next month's... More →
  • building-fund-flyer Ames Building Fund What is it? - Trustees Ministry - Download printable flyer... More →



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Ames is a multi-cultural church located in the heart of Saginaw, working to serve the Lord through our community.  With a passion to see the life-transforming power of Jesus Christ renew our lives and flood our city, we are diligently seeking God’s truth, His refuge and His vision for Saginaw. Please join us to see what the Lord has in store for you!   Ames United Methodist Church - FaithStreet On homepage, link to church Facebook pageSermon-Podcast Obituaries/ Monthly Calendar Full ScreenView Calendar Full Screen SUNDAY WORSHIP TIMES 8:45 Traditional worship music 10:00 Small groups & coffee 11:00 Contemporary worship music Purpose-300x122

“Called to remain in the city of Saginaw, Ames UMC is a thriving Christian community committed to Jesus Christ and to each other, applying our faith through words and works for the transformation of lives and the revival of the city, all to the glory of God”