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 we encourage you to come as you are.  Whether you are most comfortable in shorts and a t-shirt, a polo and khakis, or a suit and tie, you’ll feel right at home in our church.

Worship Services

We offer three worship services on Sunday mornings (8:30 a.m., 9:45 a.m., and 11:00 a.m) with three distinct styles of worship.

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 service 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.

The Traditional service is 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.

Infant/Toddler Ministry is available for infant through 5 years old during all services. For further information on all Children’s Ministries available at First, click here.


Our church is located in Indianola, Iowa. For directions to the church use the map below.