Onward Bound

Ash Wednesday

Ash WednesdayAll are invited to start the Lenten season by attending our Ash Wednesday service from 7pm-8pm on February 14. This service will be held in the Sanctuary.

Nicole Snyder will be preaching, and the Connection Choir will be singing.

Onward Bound Introductory Meeting and Registration

Onward Bound is our Confirmation Preparation program for 7-8th grade students at Downers Grove First United Methodist Church. It is a 2-year program and the Confirmands will go through different curricula for each grade. This program seeks to encourage, challenge, and affirm students in order to assist them in becoming full members of the church.

Onward Bound meets Wednesday evenings beginning with a dinner at 6:30PM, followed by class discussions and activities from 7-8:15PM. 

Location: 
Sanctuary
Date: 
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 6:30pm

Onward Bound Make-Up Sessions

Make-up Sessions will meet in the Open Door Youth Center to cover the previous 2 Wednesday night Onward Bound lessons, with 10am covering the lesson from the Wednesday, a week and a half prior and the 11am Session covering the lesson from the previous Wednesday evening. 

Onward Bound is our Confirmation Preparatory Program for 7th & 8th Grade students.

Please contact Howie Snyder, Director of Youth Ministries for more information.

Location: 
Open Door Youth Center
Date: 
Saturday, January 16, 2016 - 10:00am

Onward Bound

Onward Bound is our Confirmation Preparatory Program for 7th & 8th Grade students.

Please contact Anna Voinovich, Associate Pastor at anna@dgfumc.org for more information.

Location: 
Gym, Open Door Youth Center, Room 215, Room 218
Date: 
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 7:00pm

Onward Bound Youth Retreat

Friday, September 28 to Saturday, September 29

Youth in the Onward Bound program are invited to a retreat at Wesley Woods Retreat Center in Williams Bay, Wisconsin.

Contact Anna Voinvovich at 630.968.7120, ext. 211 or anna@dgfumc.org for more information.

Location: 
Open Door Youth Center
Date: 
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 4:00pm

Onward Bound Youth Retreat/Lock-In

Friday, November 14 to Saturday, November 15

Youth in the Onward Bound program are invited to a Retreat/Lock-In in the Open Door (Youth Center) at Downers Grove First United Methodist Church.

Permission forms (available below) are due to Howie Snyder by November 12 and can be dropped off in the church office.

Location: 
Open Door
Date: 
Friday, November 14, 2014 - 8:00pm

Onward Bound

Registration & Kick-off to begin in the Sanctuary

Date: 
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 6:00pm

Youth Home Page

The Youth Ministry Program of First United Methodist Church in Downers Grove seeks to provide opportunities to grow in faith, connect with others, and nurture service oriented individuals to live out Christ's love in the world. We provide a number of opportunities for youth in the community, including the following:

Confirmation Sunday

The 8th graders who have completed all the Onward Bound requirements will be confirmed at the 11:00 service!

Location: 
Sanctuary
Date: 
Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 11:00am

Confirmation Rehearsal

All 8th graders and parents will rehearse for Confirmation Sunday

Location: 
Sanctuary
Date: 
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 7:00pm

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