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  • My-Hope-Songs-Inspired-By-the-Message-and-Mission-of-Billy-Graham "My Hope" video broadcast Thursday, Nov. 7 at 7pm - Everyone is welcome to come and bring a friend to the 30 minute presentation Billy Graham Ministries presentation, "My Hope". The video is an excellent way for you to share your faith with your friends and... More →
  • 66cfde83e67bcf95a5c79656994ed41f Small Dancers - Ames will be holding a special 3 week RTG Dance Class for students 5-8 years-old. They will dance on Sunday, November 24th along with the older girls' classes. This special class will meet Saturdays, November 9, 16 and 23 from 9:00-10:30am at Ames. Students should wear clothing they can move easily in. for the performance they will need black pants. Cost: $5.00 which includes a T-shirt. Registration forms are available at the Welcome Center. Questions contact Sue Passeno 989-233-4162. - No (regular) DANCE Classes this Wed or Thursday, Oct 30 &... More →
  • Pantry_Bag.2194839_std Feed the hungry - It's time to stock up on food and make a donation to the Food Pantry at First Presbyterian Church. Bring in a can or a box of food and place it in the grocery cart by the closets in the upper lobby. Soup, stew, canned meats, juice, macaroni and cheese or spaghetti are always needed. We will collect food through Sunday, November 3. Thanks for helping to feed the hungry in our... More →
  • FOOD PANTRY2 It's Almost Thanksgiving - Crews begin preparing food on Tuesday, November 26 at 6:30pm and are needed through Thursday November 28 to serve and clean up. Crew lists will be available in the Narthex during November for you to sign up to help or you can call Jackie Ode at 695-2064. We also accept monetary donations to help cover the cost of the food. Pies are also appreciated for desserts. Thank you for once again volunteering to help with this community family... More →
  • CROPLogo2010HiRes CROP WALK update - We want to thank all the walkers, sponsors, and those who supported this year’s CROP Walk with prayers. The weather was wonderful, and although the totals are not in, Ames participants have raised over $500.00 so far. If anyone still has their envelopes please call (Amy Hayes) and she will arrange to get them.... More →
  • A grade Help Needed - On Wednesdays at Tutoring & Steppin' Up. 20+ kids attending and they're bringing their homework. See Jesse to... More →
  • giving-tree Stand for ministry 2014 - We're asking you to take a stand for ministry here at Ames by turning in your 2014 Estimate of Giving card this month. Your support is very valuable in supporting the various ministries at Ames. Please take time to fill out a card and drop it in the box on the usher's table... More →
  • listen-to-my-life-mipnew A Taste for Life - Friday, Nov 8 at 6pm or Sunday, Nov 17 at 2:30pm We are offering 2 beginning sessions introducing the first map in the Listen to My Life map series. This is a unique visual tool that helps you invite God into the process of reviewing your past. Assessing your present and continuing to walk with God into your future. This class is open to Ames as well as other family and friends from other churches. Each class is limited to the first 8 to sign up. Fliers are available in the lobby. Call Sue Passeno (233-4162) or Roberta Helpap (753-9239) for more... More →
  • Photo_mission3 Glasses for missions - Thank you very much to all who have given their used glasses through our missions program. We recently mailed 65 pair of glasses to MOST ministries who sent them all over the world and fit them to people who need that prescription strength. Right now, Most Ministries are in need of sunglasses. It also helps if you have glass cases you are not using. The cases protect the glasses when we mail them. God bless you for all your contributions. If you have any questions you can call 777-1625 and ask for... More →
  • Still-hungry.-Still-homeless.-Still-need Feed the hungry - It's time to stock up on food and make a donation to the Food Pantry at First Presbyterian Church. Bring in a can or a box of food and place it in the grocery cart by the closets in the upper lobby. Soup, stew, canned meats, juice, macaroni and cheese or spaghetti are always needed. We will collect food through Sunday, November 3. Thanks a lot for helping to feed the hungry in our... More →
  • Polo Shirts Ames Shirts - Ames' shirts in various sizes and color are still available at the Welcome Center if you would like to buy one. Polo shirts are $20.00, and T-shirts are... More →
  • 2013 October News Angels among us - We are so blessed here at Ames to have people like Jim Wilson, Tony Mocny and Doug Hasse who constructed a ramp at my in-laws’ home so that Chad can start working in our family business with Scott and Aveary. They also added steps to the existing ramp at our home. What a blessing it truly is for our family. Thank you wonderful men of God so much and please know we do appreciate your time and effort! May God bless you as you have all been a blessing to us. You will never know how much we appreciate... More →
  • Penny Savers Penny savers - Do you want to know what to do with your change you have been putting in your cup? Bring it to church in a secure baggie marked missions on Sunday, No-vember 10th. The special mission offering will go to Michael and Angela Kelly who are missionaries in Arizona working with Native American Indians. Ames church is the first church that Michael remembers going to as a child. His dad, Eldred Kelley was our as-sociate... More →
  • MissionWebFormImage(1) Active local service - The Local Missions Team is an arm of the Outreach Ministries at Ames and meets about six times a year to plan events for outreach to the local community. We man the Welcome Center in the church lobby, plan the yearly July Neighborhood Festival, organize the Christmas Giving Tree (donating gifts to area needy families), plan a community Thanksgiving Dinner, sponsor the community garden and the an-nual CROP Walk, maintain the monthly food collection for the food pantry at First Presbyterian Church, have a “Backpacks for Kids” ministry and have liaisons to the Ames Boy Scout troop and the Saginaw County Jail. This is a dynamic, active group and we always welcome new members. You may join us for the entire year, or join for specific projects. Please come to our next meeting October 1 at 6:30 pm in the parlor or call Cathy Campbell (792-6725) for more... More →


We know it can be a little unnerving to step into a new thing, especially when you’re not exactly sure about the details that matter to you. If you have any questions about Ames Church, this is a great place to look around and find out more or you can email us at:

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!


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