On-Going Caring Ministries


We are called to care for one another because we all know it's hard to get through life all by ourselves. This listing of on-going ministries is our way of supporting and loving others. If you would like to be involved in helping on one of these ministry teams, or if you are in need of some support, please let us know.
  • Recorded Worship Ministry Team:

    Delivers recordings of worship services to homebound persons.
  • Blood Drive Ministry Team:

    This team encourages participation in the quarterly blood drive and assists with setup/teardown.
  • Greeting Card Ministry Team:

    Members handcraft greeting cards to be sent to members of the congregation.
  • Hospital Ministry Team:

    Visits hospitalized persons in conjunction with pastoral staff.
  • Funeral Hospitality Ministry Team:

    Provides lunch and refreshments after funerals.
  • Newborn Ministry Team:

    Makes home visits to deliver gifts and offer support.
  • Prayer Shawl Ministry Team:

    Makes prayer shawls for those in need of God's comfort and warmth.
  • Prayer Ministry Team:

    Widens the prayer emphasis through study, prayer chains, prayer vigils, and response to people's needs.
  • Military Ministry Team:

    Supports and plans activities to honor our current military service members, as well as our veterans.
  • Casserole Ministry Team:

    Provides meals for those recovering from illness, surgery, or temporarily unable to prepare their own meals.

Church Support Outreach and Activities
  • Large Print Devotional Booklets
  • Annointing and Prayers
  • Home Communion
  • Worship Assistance
For more information on any of these groups, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 515.964.4249.
  • Ankeny First United Methodist Church
    206 SW Walnut Ankeny, Iowa 50023
    515-964-4249