Are you looking for ways to plug in. Below is a list of upcoming activities. Join in at anytime. Our worship service is Sunday at 9:30 a.m. and Wednesday night activities start with a meal at 5:00 p.m. children, youth and bells at 6:00 p.m. and choir at 7:00 p.m. Nursery is provided during these times.
The United Methodist Men will have its fiscal year kickoff meeting on Saturday, Sept 21, at 8am in Fellowship Hall. All men are welcome to attend our informal breakfast meeting. After the meeting we will work on a service project. Hope to see you there.
We will have an opportunity for people of all ages to engage with scripture in an imaginative, creative, and meaningful way, facilitated by Megan Stange. Join us in fellowship hall following worship as we wonder together and discuss what our Bible story means for us today. After our study we will enjoy fellowship and a potluck meal. We hope you'll join us on September 29!
Tuesday, September 24th - 6:30 p.m.
ALDERSGATE UMC (Wesley Room)
3600 – 75th Street, Urbandale, I
Adults & Youth
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A meal for the whole church will be on Wednesday evenings from 5:00 to 6:00 pm. Everyone is invited to share food and fellowship, bring a friend or family member
A variety of activities are available if you are looking for something to do.
You do not need to participate in activities to enjoy this time.
Meals come with salad/vegetable or fruit, dessert and drink. Menu is as follows.
September 4: Pizza
September 11: Tacos
September 18: Sloppy Joes
September 25: Pasta
October 2: Pizza
October 9: Baked potato bar
October 16: Egg Casserole
October 23: Soup & Sandwich
October 30: Chicken Sandwich
November 6: Pizza
November 13: Tacos
November 20: Sloppy Joes
November 27: No Meal
December 4: Pizza
December 11: Pasta
December 18: Baked Potato Bar
$3 a person or $10 for a family
The Ingathering Task Force has selected 2 Projects this year. The first is the UMCOR health kit. Aldersgate goal this year is 100 kits. The kits plus postage are $14. The second is Heifer International. Aldersgate goal this year is to purchase a heifer at $500 and a flock of chicks for $20.
Please mark your donation Ingathering/kits or Ingathering/heifer.
Thank you for your continued support.
Do you have a passion to share your talents and faith though your work in music?
Aldersgate United Methodist Church seeks a Choir Accompanist to assist in our music ministries. The Accompanist would provide piano accompaniment to the Choir in Sunday worship services, Wednesday evening rehearsal sessions, and other special services. Person should be musically creative and play various genres of music, dependable and punctual, and a team player. If interested, contact Joan Hitzel at career@Aldersgatedsm.org
Plan to join PACE (People all can Exercise), this is a low impact class with many benefits of exercise-improved strength, flexibility and balance. Mark you calendars and join us on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting September 17 from 1:30-2:30 in the Wesley Room. You will enjoy the fellowship and reap the benefits of moving all your joints as we sit and exercise. Call Doris Jones at 417-860-3087 for questions.
Make plans to join us for a special trunk or treat night on Wednesday, October 30 from 6-8 PM as we reflect God’s generosity and hospitality to our neighbors. Decorate your vehicle, come in costume, or just bring candy to pass out to kids. Either way we would love to have you join us! This is a fun, cheerful event (not scary!) so if you need some ideas to get your creative juices flowing check out this list! Questions? Contact Megan Stange at email@example.com.
Trunk or Treat Theme Ideas
*Jonah and the Whale *Noah’s ark *Twister *Candyland
*Lego *Camping *Dinosaurs *Train *Treasure in Heaven *Space
*Hay ride *Narnia *Beehive *Bakery *Garden *Pac man
*Ispy *Gumball machine *Football *Fishing *Up (movie)