323 S Fifth Ave, West Bend, WI 53095

open hearts. open minds. open doors.

Welcome to Fifth Avenue United Methodist Church!
  • Church Picnic 2013
  • 4th of July Float
  • Hallelujah Chorus
  • Give us this day our daily bread.
  • We Three Skiiers...
  • Fifth Avenue United Methodist Church


Outdoor Worship Service 2014

Mark your Calendars

Bring your family

Invite a friend (or 2)

Enjoy God’s great outdoors!

We are organizing our 2nd annual Outdoor Worship Service and Church Picnic!! Bring your comfy chair (optional) and your famous food dish (optional) and join us at Regner Park on August 3rd.

Worship is at 10am

Fun activities for all ages and church picnic to follow

Outdoor Worship Service 2013

Outdoor Worship Service 2013

Church Picnic 2013

Church Picnic 2013

The family that worships together, shares a meal together and plays together is an awesome family indeed!!



4th of July Parade

Look for us… we’ll be in the Float!

West Bend 4th of July Parade (starts at 9:30am)

Don’t forget the Duck Derby at Regner Park afterwards!

4th of July FloatLet’s celebrate our Independence Day!

(Parade starts at Badger Middle School and ends at Regner Park)


Vacation Bible School 2014

Come join the fun!!

August 4th through the 8th

Each summer, we hold a free Vacation Bible School program for ages 4-12.

This year we are doing Cokesbury’s

Workshop of Wonders – Imagine and Build with God!

On Line Registration:  (Please Register by July 27th)

Cokesbury Workbench

Cokesbury Workbench


Holy Week, Easter, Confirmation Worship

All are welcome!

April 13, 8:30 am and 10:45 am – Palm/Passion Sunday worship. Children’s palm procession, bell choir, and reading of the Passion of Christ. There is also a breakfast served starting at 7:30 am and again at 9:45 am. Call 334-2059 to sign up, or just show up.

April 17, 7:00 pm – Maundy Thursday worship with Communion and choir. “Maundy” comes from the Latin word Mandatum, which means commandment. This is the night we remember the Last Supper and Jesus’ commandment to love one another.

April 18, 7:00 pm – Good Friday Tenebrae service with choir. A service of Tenebrae, or “Darkness,” is based on a twelfth-century late night/early morning service and is an extended meditation on the passion of Christ.

April 20, 8:30 am and 10:45 am – Easter Worship with Communion and choir. Come celebrate Resurrection!

April 27, 9:30 am (one service only!) – Confirmation Sunday with choir. All of us will come together for one service to celebrate the journey of our confirmands!

Hallelujah Chorus


Ash Wednesday Dinner and Worship

Wonderful Wednesday Dinner and Ash Wednesday Worship

Wednesday March 5, 2014

6:00pm – The meal takes place in the fellowship hall (lower level). Please sign up, either in the church’s main entrance/gathering area or by calling the church.

7:00pm – Ash Wednesday Worship, where we will pack up our Alleluias and be marked with ashes as a sign of our mortality. Communion will be served, available to all. The choir will sing. All are welcome to worship as we begin the season of Lent.

Upcoming Events

Breakfast Group:  We will be meeting at 8:30 on Tuesday Feb 4th at the Copper Penny.  No sign up necessary!

Harvest HouseSaturday, Feb. 8th at St. James Episcopal Church.  Sign up in the north entrance or call Marolyn Kell at 334-5865.

Scout Sunday:  Will be observed on Feb 9th Boy Scout Troop 780  has been sponsored by our church for 51 years!

Wonderful Wednesday Meal:  Will be held on Wednesday Feb 12th at 6 pm in the church Fellowship Hall.  Please sign up in the north entrance or contact the church.

Lunch Group at the Ridge:  Join us on Thursday Feb 20th at 12 noon at Top of the Ridge Restaurant.  Cost is $7.  If interested, please contact Dru Ricktsmeier.

Waupun Prison Ministry:  We will be leading the Sunday morning workship service at Dodge Correctional Institution on Sunday Feb 23rd.  Volunteers needed! We will be car pooling to Waupun and will be leaving at 5:45 am.  If interested, please contact Bruce Nissly at 334-3481.

Seekers:  We will be meeting at Cedar Ridge in the north first floor education room on Tuesday Feb 25th at 10 am.  Lunch to follow.  The program will be presented by local author Jackie Granger.  All welcome.  If interested, please contact Carol Flanders at 334-9662.

Family Promise:  We will serve the Family Promise homeless shelter again on April 6-12, Sept 28-Oct 4, and Dec 14-20.

Methodist Men’s Pine Lake Retreat:  Will be March 28, 29 and 30.  Timely theme on Issues for Today’s Christian Man led by Pastor Jeremy Deaner! More information to follow.

Sunday School/Childrens Ministries

We use Cokesbury’s Grow Proclaim Serve curriculum for our program.  Visit their website at: http://www.growproclaimserve.com/

Also see our web site for additional information:  http://faumc.org/life-church/childrens-ministry/

We’d love to see you!!

9:30 a.m. Sunday School available for:

  • Preschool – 2nd Grade (Early Elementary Package)
  • 3rd – 5th Grade (Older Elementary Package)
  • 6th – 8th Grade (Tweens Package)
  • Confirmation – High School

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