307 S Wilson Ave, Jefferson, IA 50129

307 S Wilson Ave, Jefferson, IA 50129

First United Methodist Church

Jefferson, Iowa

Making Disciples for the Transformation of the World

Our mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ. Our Discipleship Pathway is Look, Link, Learn, Love, Live.

Everyone is welcome to worship!

Sunday Worship Schedule

Sept-May: 10:30 AM in the Sanctuary
Jun-Aug: 9:30 AM in the Sanctuary

Sunday morning worship includes a Bible-based sermon, children’s story, hymns, and contemporary Christian music with prayers and projected images on the screen. A nursery is provided and children are welcome in worship. An elevator is at the south entrance. Casual dress welcome.

Say Farewell to our Long-Time Pastor

Julie Poulsen

Pastor Julia “Julie” EF Poulsen will retire from 40 years of full-time parish ministry at the end of June 2021. Her closing worship service and sermon will be at 11:30 am on June 20, 2021. Following worship, a meal will be served and a party with a lot of music and a “roast” of Julie will be held. Cards may be sent to Julie, First United Methodist Church at 307 S Wilson Ave, Jefferson, IA 50129.


Welcome Our New Pastor

Heather Dorr

Our church welcomes Pastor Heather Dorr, our new pastor starting July 1, 2021. She comes to us from Asbury United Methodist Church, Bettendorf, Iowa. Her husband is Chris and their sons are Emmet and Ben.

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Youth & Children

We have a LOT going on!

Webb House

A Christian ministry for the youth of Greene County