First United Methodist Church

Fourth and Market
Ottumwa, Iowa
Phone: (641) 684-5451
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Sunday Morning Schedule for Summer

See schedule adjustments for June 24, July 15, and August 19 under "Summer Worship Events." Worship will begin at 10:00 with no Sunday School. Locations will vary.
 9:00 Adult Sunday School
10:00 Fellowship Time
10:30 Worship 

Our Mission:

To make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world starting in Ottumwa.

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Vacation Bible School

2018 Bible School

Our 2018 VBS will be held at First United Methodist Church with Willard Street UMC and Davis Street Christian Church joining in. A light meal will be provided. The theme is Rolling River Rampage and will be held from 5:15 to 8:00 pm each of the following dates:

Tuesday:  July 24

Thursday:  July 26

Tuesday:  July 31

Thursday:  August 2


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Summer Worship Events

June 17: Guest Preacher: Pastor Leila Disburg

June 24: 10 am combined worship @ Wesley UMC

July 1: Guest Preacher: Pastor Leila Disburg

July 8: Service planned/led by Prayer Team; Guest Preacher: Diane Jorgensen

July 15: 10 am combined worship @ Willard St. UMC

August 19: 10 am combined  worship @ Jimmy Jones shelter in Ottumwa Park