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An update from First UMC
Independence, IA

May 19th, 2021

A midweek update from FUMC
Independence, IA
Here are the events going on this week! 

  • Wednesday, May 19th
    • 6:00 p.m. Choir Practice
    • 7:00 p.m. Baccalaureate Service
  • Sunday, May 23rd
    • 9:00 a.m.  Graduation Sunday
    • 11:00 a.m. Radio Broadcast
  • Wednesday, May 26th
    • 6:00 p.m. Choir Practice
    • 6:30 p.m. The Loft
From the Kitchen Table Remember you can always watch the video later if you aren't able to catch it live.  No need to have Facebook to watch them, links are added to this page.

Church News and Notes:

Updated COVID procedures starting on June 6th:

-Masks will no longer be required, however they will be recommended.

-Social distancing will still be in effect.

Graduation Sunday
Congratulations to our graduates:
  • Shalaya Armstead
  • Sophie Bertelli
  • Grace Krueger
  • Jesse Ludwig
  • Delaney Martin
  • Tyler Osborne
  • Drake Ristvedt
  • Molly Rothman
  • Collin Thompson
  • Justin Wood


Baptism this Sunday
Elizabeth Louise & Emerson Dean, daughters of Tyson and Abby Kromminga, will be baptized this Sunday.

Hymn Sing on June 6th
We are going to have a Hymn Sing on June 6th.  If you have a particular hymn that you would like to suggest, please contact Jim Brown by May 30th.
Contact info for Jim Brown:, 334-4845

School bags help
We need some help sewing school bags for the school supply kits.  We normally aim for 100 bags.  Please contact Deb Denton if you are able to help.

Eileen Humes
Eileen would like to thank everyone for the birthday cards and letters for her birthday.

Video to the May 16th Sunday service 

Here is a link to Sunday's Confirmation service. 

Bulletin for May 23rd: Here is a link to the bulletin for this coming Sunday.

Community Info
Baccalaureate Service

Women's Spring Event
Wednesday, May 26th @6:30pm
@First United Methodist Church, Dunkerton
Guest speaker Pat Holeman.
Refreshments will be served.  

Congratulations to our confirmands:
  • Jenavieve Lake
  • Noah Schwartz
  • Owen Williamson
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