West Union United Methodist Church
Thursday, January 20, 2022
Luke 10:27

Home Branch News


End-of -Year Giving


UMW gave $2,200 to 12 state and local organizations for their annual End-of-Year Giving:

Bidwell-Riverside, Hawthorn Hill, Shesler Hall, ThreeHouse, Christmas families, West Union Recreation Center, Open Hands Food Pantry, Palmer Hospital Foundation, Chamber of Commerce, Festival of Lights, WU Park & Rec, Helping Hands Services.

This is made possible through UMW pledges, donations and the nut fundraiser.


Christmas Families

To the church family, much thanks on your generous donations of gifts, food and money for our Christmas families. Working with Parent Share and Support, we were able to make Christmas a little more special for 10 families and 45 individuals in our area. Check out PSAS Facebook page to see the wonderful work they do to help families in Fayette County. Have a joyous Christmas. 

Special thanks to our family coordinators Margaret Anderson, Marci Klinkefus, Meg Moellering, Jan Roseland, Ebby Whitford and Coleen Wymer. Thanks as well to Ardella for all the printing and behind the scenes work, Kerwin for supplying boxes and Mark and Greg for loading the gifts and food. 

       Brenda James


Thank you to Brenda J and Marci K for organizing the project. Thank you Evening Circle for helping get the tags ready.


Mission Team


The Mission Team had $1,000 from mission coins from 2021. They are giving to 6 different organizations:  ThreeHouse, Salvation Army, Heifer International, Women at the Well, Gideons and Parent Share and Support.


Thank you for your generosity.  
                          Winter Weather Announcement

We hope to be able to hold services every Sunday; however, it is winter in Iowa. Your safety is upmost, so if you feel it unsafe or unwise for you to attend service, please stay home.


The announcement will be posted on KWWL, KGAN and KCRG television stations. Also listen for on radio stations

KOEL 92.3 FM/950 AM and KNEI 103.5 FM.







Special Sunday


Human Relations Day

January 16th, 2022


On Human Relations Day, we partner with other UMC congregations in a special offering to support neighborhood ministries through Community Developers, community advocacy through United Methodist Voluntary Services and work with at-risk youth through the Youth Offender Rehabilitation Programs. Our gifts work together for the common good, building community and sharing God’s love.

Open Hands Food Pantry
Open Hands Food Pantry is held Tuesdays at the West Union United Methodist Church from 1:00pm to 5:00pm. The door is around to the back of the church and down the sidewalk. You can email openhandswu@gmail.com or find Open Hands Food Pantry on Facebook for more information.


Mobile Food Pantry 

The Mobile Food Pantry is now being held the second Monday of every month from 4:30 to 5:30 pm at Crossfire Church.


  Office Closures

January     3rd      Closed

 Office Hours

Monday through Thursday

9:00 am to 1:00 pm