Supporting Our Community
Faith United Methodist Church of Humboldt County is a very active church family with events held in all four centers throughout the year. We are also the host location for many community service groups. Some of these service groups include:
Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.
Meetings are held each Monday night at FUMC - Humboldt Center at 6:15 p.m.
Meetings are held each Monday night at FUMC - Gilmore City Center at 7:30 p.m.
An outreach ministry located in Humboldt County, Iowa. Practices are held at the Humboldt FUMC center. Services are scheduled for the 5th Saturday evening in months that offer five
Plan to attend and enjoy not only church the "Cowboy Way", but a great free will donation meal served by our youth group following the service.
"Cowboy Ch rch"
(It isn't the same without "u"!)
Emmaus Reunion Group
Meetings are held the third Monday each month at FUMC - Humboldt Center at 7:00 p.m.
Children's After School Program
The Gilmore City After School Program is held at the Gilmore City Center on Tuesday Afternoons during the months of October through March. The Gilmore City-Bradgate Kindergarten through 4th grade students are brought to the church by a school bus at 3 p.m. The parents pick up the kids at 5 p.m. We use the same curriculum as the Faith UMC Sunday School Programs. The kids really enjoy this ministry that Faith UMC provides.
Humboldt County China Painters
Twice a month the Humboldt China Painters meet at the Faith United Methodist Church to do paint-in sessions. Several porcelain painters from around the area participate in this club. Artwork can be seen on display in the local public library as well as at the annual Spring Show which is sponsored by the Humboldt China Painters. Members are always welcome. Contact Marla Norman if you are interested.
Humboldt County Kiwanis Aktion Club
Aktion Club is the only service club for adults with disabilities, with more than 12,000 members worldwide. Aktion Club, supported by the Kiwanis International provides programs, literature and opportunities to relate to individuals with disabilities from countries worldwide.
Meetings are held each Monday night at the FUMC - Humboldt Center at 6:15 p.m.
Humboldt County Knitters & Crocheters
Knitters and Crocheters from the Humboldt Community meet each month in the Humboldt FUMC center to gather and organize completed projects like hats, mittens, lap quilts, etc. which are distributed once a year to those in need throughout the community as the winter weather sets in.
Meetings are held monthly on the second Thursday at 9:00 a.m. in the Humboldt FUMC center.
Life Serve Blood Drives
LifeServe Blood Center is one of the 15 largest blood centers in the country. As the sole provider of blood and blood products to more than 120 hospitals located across IA, NE, and SD, LifeServe is committed to saving lives by providing premier service to volunteer blood donors and access to a safe, quality blood supply for hospitals and patients. Your donation with LifeServe will help save your neighbor, a friend or family member or a stranger on the street. YOU make a difference in YOUR community. Blood drives are held in the Humboldt FUMC center throughout the year.
W.I.C. (women, infants & Children)
The WIC Program aims to safeguard the health of low-income women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutrition risk by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care.
Offering words of comfort, fellowship and understanding, this group provides support to each other as they walk through life after losing their loved one. This community group shares a lunchtime meal together and a time of fellowship each month concentrating on the blessings that life continues to offer.
Luncheon's are held the fourth Thursday each month beginning at 12:00 p.m.
Kaden’s Kloset supplies material items and necessities for families, sustains ongoing
services for foster and adoptive families and equips people to engage in caring for
children and families in need. We solicit donations from community members of new and gently used items to fill our community closet. Donations including baby items, children’s clothing of all sizes, bedding, toiletry items, and luggage are organized and displayed in our Kaden’s Kloset. Foster and adoptive families, children in care, teens and expectant mothers in need are then invited to “shop” the closet, free of charge.