Welcome to Indianola First UMC

A Reconciling Congregation in the United Methodist Church
New Here?Online Worship - Click Here

Come Worship with Us!

Sunday Worship

9:00 am Contemporary Worship
10:15 am Blended Worship

9:00 am Sunday School (September – May)



Welcome! First UMC is a wonderful family of faith that cares about each and every person in the Indianola Community. We strive to be a congregation that shows its love for Jesus Christ by loving each other and those around us. As a Reconciling Congregation in the United Methodist Church, we believe that everyone is loved and accepted by God without exception. We want you to experience that love in this church.

Director of Worship Arts

Indianola First UMC is seeking a new Director of Worship Arts.

This full-time position is responsible for planning music for worship services throughout the year and supervising/developing the music program and staff, both paid and volunteer. To see additional job duties and responsibilities as well as required skills and competencies, please click on the following link for the full job description. Contact our Office Administrator, Darci at the church office at darci@indfumc.org to apply or for more information.




VBS 2024! June 10-13

9:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

To register your child(ren) to attend or to volunteer, please use the following link: https://vbspro.events/p_early/b4bc02 or contact our Director of Children and Youth Ministries, Jessica Siewert at jessica@indfumc.org or by calling the church office at 515-961-5317 ext. 1006. Or scan the following QR code to be taken to the registration for children and volunteers. Thank you!



New Children and Youth Ministries Director!

New Children and Youth Ministries Director!

The Staff Parish Relations Committee of First UMC is pleased to announce that Jessica Siewert will be joining the staff of First UMC as our new Director of Children and Youth Ministries. Jessica will be joining our staff in the middle of November and will be...

What is Real Christian Unity

Summary In the sermon "What is Real Christian Unity?" Pastor Tim Bonney discusses the importance of unity among Christians, emphasizing shared faith and worshiping Jesus together. He highlights collaboration among churches and participation in community events as...


Get Connected at First UMC

Music and Worship Arts

For Children

For Youth (FUSE)

person in maroon long sleeve shirt holding white printer paper

Adult Life Groups

Oasis Network Church

Indianola First UMC is a proud member of the Oasis Network of United Methodist churches in Iowa. We are fully committed to our United Methodist connection and heritage and to being United Methodist. 

If you are a member of one of the churches in our Conference who has chosen to disaffiliate from the UMC but you want to remain UMC, you are encourage to transfer your membership to Indianola First UMC.  Worship with us in person or online!

For more information contact Pastor Tim Bonney at tim.bonney@iaumc.net.