Indianola First United Methodist Church

Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors Indianola, IA
Indianola First United Methodist Church

Plan Your Visit

307 W. Ashland Avenue
Indianola, IA 50125


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Who We Are

We’re glad you’re here! First United Methodist Church is a growing and vibrant church. It is a great place to connect with God, grow in your faith, and become part of a caring Christian community. At First UMC, we encourage you to just come as you are. We will meet you there. We are confident that you’ll feel right at home in our church.

About Us

Casual, Traditional Liturgy, Multigenerational, Young families

Community Service, Faith and Work, Addiction/Recovery, Children's Ministry, Youth Group, Choir, Missions, Nursery, Adult Education, Food Pantry, Daycare, Seniors Ministry

Traditional Hymns, Gospel Choir, Contemporary, Bluegrass, Organ, Country, Praise and Worship

Methodist (UMC)




Our Services

What are services like?
Rejoice Service – 8:30 a.m. The Rejoice service features its own band. The praise music is upbeat and powerful and utilizes relevant preaching. This service has a relaxed and energetic feel. Celebration Service – 9:45 a.m. The Celebration features modern worship music led by The Celebration Band and Singers and utilizes relevant preaching. This service has a relaxed and energetic feel. Traditional Service – 11:00 a.m. A traditional United Methodist worship service that features a majestic pipe organ, choral music, hand bells and utilizes relevant preaching. A staffed nursery is available during all three services for infants – age 2. During the 9:45 service, in addition to nursery, Sunday School classes are offered from September through May.

What is the community like?
First UMC is an eclectic group of young adults, families, empty nesters and retirees. No matter what your background, you'll find a place to fit right in.We’d love to help you settle in by giving you a place to belong at First United Methodist Church. We offer programs for people of all ages (go to for details) including: *A dynamic Sunday School program for ages 3 through adult *Thriving Youth Groups *Exciting and diverse small group opportunities at our TGIWednesday night programming *OPEN TABLE meal served each Wednesday evening......and much more.

What if I'm not a Christian?
Our hearts, minds and doors are open to all.


Phil Webb

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