Diane Hires leading the combined DGFUMC choirsIgnite Youth GroupClaire at UPAVIMPastor Greta with the Chorister ChoirGet MessyUPAVIMPastor Jim giving a sermonMision FronterasPastor Greta baptizing a child

Together @ 10 Worship Service and Pancake Breakfast

Please join us on Sunday, October 30 as we recognize our choirs at our special Together @ 10 service - Choir Recognition Sunday.

Stop by the gym before or after the service to enjoy food and fellowship as our youth host a Pancake Breakfast. Donations received from the breakfast will help support our Youth Ministries.

Please note: our 8:15 a.m. worship service will still be held in the Chapel.

We hope to see you there!

United Methodist Committee on Relief Responds to Hurricane Matthew

The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) is currently engaged in Hurricane Matthew relief efforts in Haiti, the Bahamas, and the southeastern United States. To learn more about how you can help, click here.

UMW Fundraiser at Home Run Inn - Please join us!

Please enjoy a wonderful meal and support the United Methodist Women on October 18 at Home Run Inn Pizza in Darien. Between the hours of 11:00 a.m and 9:00 p.m. present the flyer below when paying for your order and 20% of the purchase will go to UMW.

Thank you for your support! We hope to see you there!

Home Run Inn - 75th and Lemont Road - Darien
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 11:00am

A Sunday Morning with Alice Parker

DGFUMC is hosting international choral celebrity, Alice Parker, the woman who shaped the face of choral music in America, and who will lead the congregation in discovering the beauty in hymn singing on Sunday, November 6 at our 11:00 a.m. worship service. She will build the musicality of each and every person present; and this service is one you will remember for years to come. At 90 years old, Mrs. Parker is making her victory lap, and this trip to the Midwest is to be one of her last out of her home state of Massachusetts.

Join us as we learn from this internationally renowned composer, conductor and teacher, as she leads the congregation in a Community Sing Service featuring beloved hymns both old and new. 

Please invite your friends and neighbors to a special morning of singing.

All Are Welcome!

Aurora District Lay Academy

What is Lay Academy? It’s a chance, two times per year, for Methodists to learn effective skills for leadership in their congregations. It is being held at our church Saturdays November 5 and 12, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. A continental breakfast and lunch are included.

Classes offered are: Leading Small Groups, Messy Church, Mission, Spiritual Gifts, and Biblical Storytelling.

For more information, contact Julie Stone at 630.450.6444 or click here.

Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 8:00am

Women's Wednesday Morning Bible Study Fall Session

Does it feel like the world is getting crazier? Is it hard to discern God’s message to you and your life? Does uncertainty, worry and even fear creep into your daily life?

Please join the Women’s Bible Study group each Wednesday morning, beginning October 5. We will begin a seven week study entitled, JEREMIAH: Daring to Hope in an Unstable World. The study follows the prophet Jeremiah and how God uses him to call out to the world, asking us to place our trust in God’s love – even when fear and uncertainty abound.

All women are invited! Workbooks will be provided to all participants. A suggested donation of $12 is encouraged. Drop-ins are welcome. Childcare is provided. Sessions will be facilitated by Pastor Greta McDonald and Maggie Roth.

Room 213
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 9:00am

Health Fair

What we don’t know can hurt us, especially when it comes to our health. Research and technology has rapidly changed the way illnesses are diagnosed and treated. On November 6, the Health and Wellness work area is hosting a Health Fair in the parlor with health care specialists available to share information and answer questions around the topics of:

Breast Cancer - Prostate Cancer - Heart Disease - Diabetes - Oral Cancer - Mental Illness

Blood pressure screenings will also be available.

Please plan to stop by to gather information on how to care for your most precious asset, your health.

Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 9:00am

Hearing Loop System Available on the Main Floor of the Sanctuary

DGFUMC is pleased to provide the Hearing Loop System for use on the main floor of the Sanctuary.

A hearing loop is a wire that circles a room and is connected to a sound system. The loop transmits the sound electromagnetically. The electromagnetic signal is then picked up by the t-coil in a hearing aid or cochlear implant.

Users with a t-coil in their hearing aid can now listen to the service directly through their hearing aids. Please check with your hearing care professional to see if your hearing aid is equipped with a t-coil and properly adjusted. Non-hearing aid users can pick-up a headset to use at the sound board.

To learn more about the Hearing Loop System, please see the flyer below..

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