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Existing to create: A Faithful, Caring and Joyful Community of God
Ionia First United Methodist Church
On March 23rd  The Community Youth Vision presented a talent show. For videos click HERE   ...   Visit our new "Son Rise Cafe" each Sunday morning   ...   The July / August  2014 Newsletter is now online   Click Here or "Newsletter" on the menu bar above this  message    ...   On Friday 2/24/2012 the Alma College Choir gave a concert in our Sanctuary. Click HERE for videos.   ...   On Sunday 9/25/2011 Paul Stock, a missionary who ministers in Pakistan, gave us a taste of a Pakistani Christian Service. He led us in songs (some in a Pak language) and even dance. Videos of the entire service can be viewed by clicking HERE   ...   The 5th Annual Pipe Organ Festival was held here this Sunday (9/25/2011)  Click HERE for videos   ...   Sunday September 18th at 7 PM there was a "Kick-Off" concert in our sanctuary , for Community Awareness Week. The concert featured IHS students and alumni. A freewill offering was held during the concert to benefit the Ionia Commission on Aging in its fight against cancer. Click HERE for videos  ...   On Good Friday (April 22) there was a special service at 12 noon with guest speaker Drew Spanding, founder of "Big Ticket Festival".  Videos from that service can be viewed by clicking HERE ...  On Sunday (April 17) our choir presented the Easter Cantata: "A Time for Alleluia" at both our Traditional and Contemporary Services. A video can be viewed by clicking HERE   ...  On November 6 the 4th Annual Ionia Pipe Organ Festival was held in our Sanctuary. Video selections can be viewed by clicking HERE   ...   On Sept. 19 Brill Family & Friends gave a concert in our sanctuary for the benefit of the Pipe Organ Festival. Videos from the concert can be viewed by clicking HERE   ...   The Ionia High School Jazz Band went, once again, to Detroit to participate in the International Jazz Festival on Labor Day. A special "Send Off" concert  was held on September 3 at 7 PM   Click HERE for videos ...   DVD videos and audio CDs of our traditional service  are available at no cost in the hall outside the sanctuary. We encourage you to share our services with your friends, particularly those who are unable to attend our services            



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Contact Us:
Ionia First
United Methodist Church
105 East Main St
Ionia, Michigan
48846
Phone: 616-527-1860

E-mail: ioniafirst@sbcglobal.net
Office hours:
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
9 AM-12:30 PM




Visits to this site

On 9/25/2011 Paul Stock
a missionary in Pakistan
and father of our own Elijah Stock
treated us to a Pakistani~style
Christian Worship Service
Click the image to see videos
On Friday 2/24/2012 the Alma College Choir gave a concert in our Sanctuary
Click here for videos
.

On 5/11/2014 Our Bible Venture Kids presented a
Mother's Day Tribute





On 3/24-25 & 29/2013
The Community Youth Vision presented:
Passion 2013


Click on the image for videos of the preshow and the play


Click the poster for a video of the play
On March 23rd  The Community Youth Vision presented a talent show. For videos click HERE
On 2/23/2014 David Youngman
played for both our services

Click on image for video
of our Traditional Service

On 4/20/2014 (Easter)
A combination Play and Cantata was presented
"Father Forgive Us"



On 7/20/2014
Pastor Jon presented:

"ichurch"

An archives of video sermons can be viewed HERE


It's almost that time again!
Vacation Bible School
child and volunteer registration:

Ionia Community
Vacation Bible School
August 3-7, 2014
International Spy Academy VBS
Agents for the One True God!
Grab your secret decoder ring, put on your dark sunglasses…
The International Spy Academy is coming to downtown Ionia! Your kids will spend five fun-filled evenings training to become special agents for the one true God!

We will solve Bible mysteries, train for cool spy games, learn top secret songs and connect with new spy friends! It will be a week your kids won't forget!

Preschool program: ages 4-5
Elementary program: going into grades 1-5
Under the big tent downtown
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Registration begins at 6:15 pm

Synchronize your watch
and Register Today!
Click on the Spy Academy logo above and
follow the registration instructions.

If you are going into middle school or high school…
the International Spy Academy needs you!   We welcome help in all areas, from food and games to assistant mission leaders.  All teen helpers must be registered and trained as volunteers. Click on the Spy Academy logo below and follow the registration instructions.

Click on logo for child registration form

Click on logo for volunteer registration form