Activities and Mission Trips


Center Grove Orchard Outing October 8

There's no school on Monday, October 8 so come spend the afternoon with other youth in 6th-12th grades at Center Grove Orchard. Noon - 4:00pm. We will leave and arrive back at the Uptown location. Parents/adults, let us know if you are availble to be a driver for the event. Questions can be directed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Register today!

Join us for Discovery Weekend November 16-18!

Discovery Weekend is a retreat that students will never forget! Groups of youth stay in host homes for the weekend, accompainied by senior high leaders. No phones, no distractions - just worship, small groups, service, and FUN! Friday night includes games and worship. Saturday includes service projects and mission work, a family worship service, "faith stations" that are always different, and an evening worship band. Sunday morning concludes the weekend with a youth-led service at one of our three sites.

Registration is now open through October 31.

Please fill out the parental consent form for the 2019 school year if you haven't done so already and turn it into the Uptown office (206 SW Walnut Street) if you are attending a youth outing, or turn it into This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Ankeny First United Methodist Church
206 SW Walnut Ankeny, Iowa 50023
515-964-4249