1306 Market Street Po Box 479 Gowrie, IA 50543
Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Sunday Worship

Year round, we invite you to worship with us Sunday mornings at 10:15 AM.
There will be special music from our Choir and individuals throughout the year.
Our church is air conditioned and wheelchair accessible.
Communion is celebrated on the first Sunday of the month. In keeping with United Methodist tradition, "all who intend to lead a Christian life, together with their children, are invited to receive the bread and cup." That is, anyone of any age who desires to commune with God is invited to receive communion.
Sunday School is offered for all ages from 9:00 – 10:00 am from September through May.  

Becoming a Member

Looking to join the church? New Member Classes are a great way to be introduced into the Gowrie United Methodist Church and all that is offered here. Even if you have been a member of a UMC in the past, we ask that you still participate in the classes here to get familiar with our small groups, fellowship opportunities, Sunday School classes, and other educational programs. Please contact the church office for more information and dates.


Couples wishing to be married Gowrie United Methodist Church should contact Pastor Susan Rohden at (515)352-3541. Traditionally, four to six premarital counseling sessions are expected. Please ask to see our Weddings brochure for additional information and schedule of fees.


Through baptism, we celebrate and connect with our identity as people for whom Jesus Christ lived, died, and was resurrected. Baptism is a sign of our identity and our destiny in and through faith in Jesus Christ. It is a sign of God’s claim upon us and is a rite of passage into the family of God, the church  Persons of all ages are baptized, including infants. To learn more about arranging a baptism, please contact Pastor Susan Rohden at (515)352-3541. 


When a loved one passes away, your church offers you and your family prayer and support, along with the opportunity to praise God for the life you have known and now hold dear in your hearts.  To make funeral arrangements, please contact Pastor Susan Rhoden at (515)352-3541. Pre-planning of funerals is also welcome and our pastor will be honored to assist you in that process.