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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 March/April  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 3/24/2013 Our Bible Venture Kids
Performed with Hand Bells

Click on the image for the video

An archives of video sermons can be viewed HERE
.

On 5/12/2013 Our Bible Venture Kids presented a
Mother's Day Tribute

Click on the image for the video



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

Bible Ventures Starts September 15th

Boing! Ribbit! Jump! Slurp! Land on all four feet!
That’s what we’ll be doing during this year’s Bible Ventures.
We’ll follow Leaper the Frog, our mascot, as we learn to grow, GROW, GROW in our faith.
This fall we will learn about some GREAT guys in the Bible like Samuel, David, Elijah, and Josiah.
Come join us each Sunday morning at 9:30 for great Bible stories, music, games, activities, and treats!
You will have a hopping good time!
Come join us if you are in kindergarten through 5th grade.

Kid’s Church

Jana Fedon has an exciting program for every Sunday morning during the second service at 11:00.
She always gives our children good Bible lessons, lessons about being faithful to God and being a follower of Jesus. Join her in the Chapel during the sermon time for FAITHWEAVERS starting September 15th.

Middle School and High School

Come join Amy Buckingham in the Conference Room for your own brand of Bible Ventures!
Come learn about your faith, the Bible, and enjoy some treats while doing it!
Bring a friend and it will be even more fun for you.
Starts September 15th at 9:30 a.m.
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
Despite a city-wide power outage
On 4/13/2014 Larry spoke on:
"I Am: the Resurrection"

An archives of video sermons can be viewed HERE


On Easter there will be a Sunrise Service here at 7:30 AM outside on our lawn.
Dress warm and bring lawn chairs.
A Combined Service will be held inside
featuring our Easter Cantata and Easter Play
at 10:15 AM