Pastor Claude and Pastor Anna Preparing CommunionSummer Camp 2019Children's Sabbath 2019Get MessyIgnite Youth Group Members BowlingPastor John's children's sermonS.O.S. Work Group at Maple Avenue ParsonageD.O.O.R. Senior High MIssion Trip to Atlanta, GA serving food on the streetVacation Bible School 2019

Bridge Board Encore Benefit Concert

The Bridge Board invites you to share in a special afternoon of music as we welcome back some of our favorite performers from the past few years for an Encore! Whether you missed these wonderful performances the first time around or you just want to hear them again, now is your chance!

Proceeds help support our Bridge families as we work with them toward self-sufficiency.

Tickets can be purchased during the week for $8 in the church office or at the door for $10. Additional donations are always appreciated.

If you are unable to attend the concert and would like to support the work of the Bridge Board, donations are always accepted in the church office.

Refreshments will be served after the program. We hope you will join us!

Sunday, February 23, 2020 - 4:00pm

Community Hour - Bridge Mentors

Please join us in the Parlor after the 10am service on Sunday, February 23, to hear a brief presentation by Dan Johnson and his fellow mentors about how our church support Bridge families transition to independence. We currently support three families, helping them develop the skills they need to support themselves in our community. Two or three mentors from our church make a two-year commitment to meet with their Bridge families every week, guiding them through the process and helping them meet the challenges they face in becoming self-sufficent. Come and hear directly from the mentors about their experiences and how it has changed them. There will be time for questions.

Pastor John Smoke is leading children's activities during the presentation and there will be baby-sitting in the nursery so that those with young families can attend.

This is the first of a series of informal presentations about the different mission activities of our church members in the weeks before Easter. We hope you will stay behind after the service to discover the ways DGFUMC is making a difference in people's lives. You can also help support the work of the Bridge Board by coming back at 4pm for the Encore concert.

Sunday, February 23, 2020 - 11:20am

Chapel Choir 50th Choir Tour Celebration

Chapel Choir 50th Tour Image

“People, Get Ready!” for our 50th Chapel Choir Tour Celebration which is definitely “A Reason to Rejoice” on June 12-14, 2020. “Right Now” our planning committee is launching registration for this special weekend.

To receive early bird rates, please register by March 31, 2020.  For a registration form, scroll to the bottom of the page. 

Chapel Choir members and alumni along with choir directors, chaperones, youth leaders, ministers and parents are invited to participant in exciting events throughout the weekend. Spouses and significant others are welcome to register for all of the events!

Please connect with our Facebook group at the following link to get updated registration information. Share the link with all of your Chapel Choir friends.


This is “A Season to Celebrate” for everyone. The schedule includes:

Friday, June 12: 6:00 – 9:00 pm - Chapel Choir “Friends Forever” Festivities at Carriage Greens (8700 Carriage Greens Drive) in Darien. (Generous Appetizers & Cash Bar)

~ Early Bird: $40 per person / April 1: $50 per person. If needed, register for Friday evening childcare at the church.

Saturday, June 13: 9:00 – 11:30 am – “Back to the Basics” Chapel Choir Rehearsal at DGFUMC. After the rehearsal, join us for the “Celebrate Life” Together Boxed Lunch. 

~ Early Bird: $15 per person / April 1: $20 per person.

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