Ministries for Young Adults (and young at heart)

Our Young Adult groups are intended for people in their twenties and thirties who are seeking to live as a Christian community. Our groups include graduate students, young professionals, young couples, and young singles! For more information, please contact Executive Director Jason Ellingson at

Please join our Facebook Group called “Young Adults at Iowa City First UMC” to be kept up with what we are doing from week to week.

When: Mondays at 8PM

Where: 405 S Gilbert St. in Iowa City

Trivia Night at Sanctuary Pub

Every Wednesday (mostly) we meet at 6:45PM for the 7:00PM start of trivia at Sanctuary Pub in Iowa City. We would love to expand our team and make new friends!

Please check the Facebook Group on Mondays to find our if we will be there that week.

When: 1st Sunday of the month, After the 10:30AM Service

Where: In the gathering place at the back of the Sanctuary

After Church Lunch

On the 1st Sunday of the month, after the 10:30AM service, we go out to lunch in the area or eat lunch at the church. You can find us in the gathering place at the back of the Sanctuary after the service. Please join us for good food and good conversation.


When: Spring Break or the 2nd half of May

Where: In US or or abroad

Mission Projects

We participate in various mission projects throughout the year. Please watch Facebook and our church publications for project details and dates.