Welcome to Indianola First UMC

A Reconciling Congregation in the United Methodist Church
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Join us on this Sunday morning:

9:00 am Contemporary Worship
9:00 am Sunday School (September-May)
10:15 am
Blended Worship (onsite or online)

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.



In Between Time

In Between Time

Right now the church is in a time that is often referred to as "ordinary time." It is the time when one special season (Christmas most recently) and another season (Lent) has yet to begin. During ordinary time we return to our more regular worship patterns. But, just...

A New Year is Coming

A New Year is Coming

Maybe for a good while, I am more excited by a new year coming than I have been. I am excited for 2023 and the opportunities God is giving us to start fresh. Each new year is a clean slate that allows us to have a new beginning in life, in our faith, and in our...

A New Year, a New Website!

A New Year, a New Website!

Only days before we begin 2023 and the New Year, we are launching this new website. If this is your first time here, welcome! This new site is going to give us greater opportunities to communicate with our community and the members of the church. This blog is just one...


Get Connected at First UMC

Music and Worship Arts

For Children

For Youth (FUSE)

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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.