Senior Recognition Day







This Sunday during worship we will be recognizing the 2021 Senior Class. Please plan to join us…especially if you have a senior! The best part is that there will be GIFTS! Worship begins at 10:00. See you there!

We’re Hiring!

Help Wanted | Santee Historical Society

We’re Hiring!
Administrative Assistant/Coordinator

Competitive salary for 20 hours/week. Candidates should possess excellent computer, communication and organizational skills. Successful applicant will be required to pass a background check.

Applications can be found online by clicking here, or by calling the office at:  563.886.2331

Application and references should be sent to:
First United Methodist Church
607 Lynn St.
Tipton, IA  52772
or via email:

Giving Tuesday

Global Ministries, the worldwide mission and development agency of The United Methodist Church, invites members to give love, joy, hope and peace through a denomination wide year-end giving campaign. Between November 1 and December 31, Global Ministries will share stories of transformational mission work and the ways financial gifts through the Advance impact lives.

Since 1948, support of the Advance – the designated mission giving channel of the church – has raised funds that positively affect change within communities and empower individuals across the globe. Thanks to faithful giving, the Advance has funneled more than $1 billion dollars to equip ministries worldwide.

Global Ministries connects the church in mission through evangelism and church revitalization, missionaries, global health, and disaster response and recovery.
Every contribution makes a difference in this important work.

Beginning November 1, mission-funding gifts to the Advance through the year-end campaign can be made at

For additional information, contact

About Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church
Global Ministries is the worldwide mission and development agency of The United Methodist Church. Founded in 1819, Global Ministries today supports more than 300 missionaries in over 70 countries, including the United States. It has personnel, projects, and partners in 115 countries. L
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Church Activities Canceled Until at Least July1

The Leadership Council met and discussed the re-opening of our church for in-person worship and other group activities.  It was decided that we would continue with online worship and not open the doors until at least July 1.  As the month of June progresses we will monitor the situation and let you know if there are any changes.  In the meantime, if you are in need of any assistance, please reach out to the church office and we will help in any way we can.  Conversely, please reach out to, and check in on others in the community that may be in need of assistance or just simply need to talk. 

This situation is very fluid and things can change quickly.  This site is the best place to stay current, so check back often.  Unfortunately without a regular in-person service, our weekly giving drops significantly.  But, the bills keep coming in.  Therefore, we ask that you click on the “Give Now” button above and make your regular offering to cover expenses through April as you would normally contribute.  Or, if you would prefer, you can always mail in a check or drop it off at the office since we are maintaining regular office hours of Monday – Friday, 8:00 until noon.  Our overall goal is to continue to have a local and global influence and impact.  You’re contributions go to meet that goal.  Thank you for being an active and faithful member of our church community.  You are a valued member of our church family.
Dear God, we know that you are a healing God and that you desire for all of us to be whole and healthy human beings. We ask that you be present to our one human family at this time of crisis. Please walk beside doctors and nurses who are caring for those who have been infected by the coronavirus and give them strength for the day ahead. We also ask that those who are receiving treatment and feel isolated or hopeless would experience your healing power as they recover. Protect all families around the world, and may we continue support one another as lives and plans are disrupted. Most of all, use us as instruments of your peace and hope.  Amen.

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday Worship service will be at noon and then again at 7:00 pm. 
There will be a pancake supper right before the evening service. 
Come and join us!!

VBS 2019

Vacation Bible School is just around the corner! This year’s VBS will be held at St Mary’s church in Tipton and will run July 28 through July 30, 6-8pm.

Registration forms are located here in the church’s breezeway. The registration fee is $5.00 payable to United Church of Christ. You may give your registration form and fee to us here in the office, mail it to St Mary’s Church, attention: Mary Barnum, PO Box 309, Tipton, or you may bring it with you to VBS. You can also sign up online.

If you register by July 1, you will be entered into a drawing for a prize!

Vacation Bible School Volunteers Needed

Vacation Bible School NEEDS YOU!
If you would like to help with VBS this year and you are 7th grade or above, please contact Gail Fleming at so we can get you on the list, or sign up online at: httpss://

VBS is being held July 28, 29 and 30 at St Mary’s, from 6-8pm. Always lots of fun. Reserve your spot NOW. Jesus calls us to love our neighbors and what a great time to show it!