October 2018

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7:00 pm
Onward Bound

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 to 8:15pm
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
 
 
 
 
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Youth Lock-In!

Youth Lock-In!

Bring a Snack and/or 2-Liter of Soda to Share!

ALSO: Bring sleeping bag/pillow and sleeping mat/air mattress as we will be going horizontal by 3am

PERMISSION FORM attached!  (Permission Form is not needed if we have a 2018-2019 Ignite Permission form already on file for you)

SIGN-UP BELOW:

Location: 
Open Door Youth Center
Date: 
Sunday, October 7, 2018 - 8:00pm to Monday, October 8, 2018 - 8:00am

Signups closed for this Event

 
 
11:30 am
Lunch Bunch October Outing

Lunch Bunch October Outing

Lunch Bunch is a group of senior adults that meets monthly for a luncheon of good food and fellowship! All senior adults are welcome to join. This October the group will be visiting Harner's Bakery, Restaurant, and Catering, 10 West State Street in North Aurora. 

To register visit the Lunch Bunch table on Sunday in the parlor or call Bonnie Lehmann at 630.308.2259 to register and to organize a ride if needed.

Location: 
Harner's Bakery, Restaurant, and Catering, North Aurora
Date: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 11:30am
 
7:00 pm
Onward Bound

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 to 8:15pm
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
 
 
 
 
8:15 am
Worship Service
8:15 am

Worship Service

Preacher: 
Pastor Claude
God’s Love Over Unyielding Hearts
Scripture: 
Mark 10:2–16
Music: 

Carly and Tyler Bleau, duet

This service, which is in the intimate setting of the Heartt Memorial Chapel, consists of hymns, prayers, scripture readings, and a sermon. There is no Sunday School during this service.

 
9:15 am
Adult Education Bible Study

Adult Education Bible Study

Dr. Osvaldo Vena will continue the study of the Gospel of Mark which began last spring. Osvaldo is a professor of New Testament at Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary, and author of Jesus, Disciple of the Kingdom: Mark's Christology for a Community in Crisis as well as a member of our congregation. Osvaldo has described Jesus as "the disciple par excellence of the kingdom of God, a model for our daily, contemporary journey as God's people." The class, which meets in Room 213 at 9:15am each Sunday, is invited to explore the meaning and context of passages that constantly yield surprises even though they seem so well known to us.

Due to scheduling conflicts, the class will take a break from meeting on September 23 and 30 and begin again on Sunday, October 7.

New participants are always welcome. 

Location: 
Room 213
Date: 
Sunday, September 16, 2018 - 9:15am
Sunday, October 7, 2018 - 9:15am
Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 9:15am
Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 9:15am
Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 9:15am
Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 9:15am
Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 9:15am
 
9:30 am
Worship Service
9:30am

Worship Service

Preacher: 
Pastor Claude
God’s Love Over Unyielding Hearts
Scripture: 
Mark 10:2–16
Music: 

Chapel Choir

This service of hymns, prayers, scripture readings and a sermon is held in the Sanctuary, with music of a more contemporary flavor performed by the high school Chapel Choir. All children from Kindergarten through 6th grade start in the Sanctuary for worship. After the Moment for Children, 1st-6th graders may go with Pastor John to Sunday School. All 1st-3rd graders need to be signed-in on the sheets located just outside the sanctuary. Children may be picked up in rooms 212-218 following the service.

 
11:00 am
Adult Education Book Study

Adult Education Book Study

Join us for learning and spiritual growth as Rev. Howard Milkman, retired pastor and trained counselor, leads a four-session study of A Crazy, Holy  Grace: The Healing Power of Pain and Memory by the American writer and theologian, Frederick Buechner. This book, which was published last year, is a collection of essays on how God is present with "a grace that wells up out of the lostness and pain of the world and of our own inner worlds." Of Buechner's writing, John Ortberg wrote, "“He isn’t trying to persuade – he’s trying to understand what he himself believes and thinks. And that honesty is more persuasive than the most polished argument.”

The series will be held on Sundays at 11 a.m in Room 213. The book and participation guide are available in the church office and available at the study session.

Location: 
Room 213
Date: 
Sunday, September 16, 2018 - 11:00am
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 11:00am
Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 11:00am
Sunday, October 7, 2018 - 11:00am
 
11:00 am
Worship Service
11:00am

Worship Service

Preacher: 
Pastor Claude
God’s Love Over Unyielding Hearts
Scripture: 
Mark 10:2–16
Music: 

Chancel Choir
Ysabel Guan, handbell solo

This service of hymns, prayers, scripture readings and a sermon is held in the Sanctuary, with music performed by the Chancel Choir. All children from Kindergarten through 6th grade start in the Sanctuary for worship. After the Moment for Children, children may return to their families for worship or go with Pastor John to Sunday School. All 1st-3rd graders need to be signed-in on the sheets located just outside the sanctuary. Children may be picked up in rooms 212-218 following the service.

 
7:30 pm
A Way Forward for the UMC - Adult Education Study

A Way Forward for the UMC - Adult Education Study

In February of 2019, a special General Conference will be held to consider recommendations from the Commission on a Way Forward. This task force studied the Book of Discipline for text that relates to human sexuality and developed a plan to strengthen the unity of the church.

To help understand the direction of A Way Forward for UMC, the Adult Education Committee invites you to join Pastor Anna as she leads us through a six-week study scheduled to meet on Mondays beginning October 8 through November 12. We will meet from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. in Room 213. The book, Our Strangely Warmed Hearts: Coming Out Into God’s Call by Bishop Karen Oliveto, will provide the framework for this study. We encourage you to read the book, but it is not mandatory to participate in the study. Books will be available in the office and at the study sessions. Join us in this study and in prayer as we come closer to what could be a pivotal moment for our denomination.

Location: 
Room 213
Date: 
Monday, October 8, 2018 - 7:30pm
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 7:30pm
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 7:30pm
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 7:30pm
Monday, November 5, 2018 - 7:30pm
Monday, November 12, 2018 - 7:30pm
 
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8:15 am
Worship Service
8:15 am

Worship Service

Preacher: 
Pastor Claude
Attaining Eternal Life
Scripture: 
Mark 10:17–31
Music: 

Anna Voinovich, soprano; Brett Goad, piano

This service, which is in the intimate setting of the Heartt Memorial Chapel, consists of hymns, prayers, scripture readings, and a sermon. There is no Sunday School during this service.

 
9:15 am
Adult Education Bible Study

Adult Education Bible Study

Dr. Osvaldo Vena will continue the study of the Gospel of Mark which began last spring. Osvaldo is a professor of New Testament at Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary, and author of Jesus, Disciple of the Kingdom: Mark's Christology for a Community in Crisis as well as a member of our congregation. Osvaldo has described Jesus as "the disciple par excellence of the kingdom of God, a model for our daily, contemporary journey as God's people." The class, which meets in Room 213 at 9:15am each Sunday, is invited to explore the meaning and context of passages that constantly yield surprises even though they seem so well known to us.

Due to scheduling conflicts, the class will take a break from meeting on September 23 and 30 and begin again on Sunday, October 7.

New participants are always welcome. 

Location: 
Room 213
Date: 
Sunday, September 16, 2018 - 9:15am
Sunday, October 7, 2018 - 9:15am
Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 9:15am
Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 9:15am
Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 9:15am
Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 9:15am
Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 9:15am
 
9:30 am
Worship Service
9:30am

Worship Service

Preacher: 
Pastor Claude
Attaining Eternal Life
Scripture: 
Mark 10:17–31
Music: 

Chapel Choir
Chancel Ringers
 

This service of hymns, prayers, scripture readings and a sermon is held in the Sanctuary, with music of a more contemporary flavor performed by the high school Chapel Choir. All children from Kindergarten through 6th grade start in the Sanctuary for worship. After the Moment for Children, 1st-6th graders may go with Pastor John to Sunday School. All 1st-3rd graders need to be signed-in on the sheets located just outside the sanctuary. Children may be picked up in rooms 212-218 following the service.

 
11:00 am
Messy Church
11:00am

Messy Church

Messy Church is a new kind of service on the second Sunday of the month for parents and children to share. There will be a time to make crafts as a family, a short (and lively) time of gathering, and a family friendly lunch. This time will be about building community along with thinking about that greater power that is creator and love of all. It takes place in the church gym. Please register in advance so that we can prepare food and supplies.

 
11:00 am
Worship Service
11:00am

Worship Service

Preacher: 
Pastor Claude
Attaining Eternal Life
Scripture: 
Mark 10:17–31
Music: 

Chancel Choir
Chancel Ringers
Andrew Hesse, cello

This service of hymns, prayers, scripture readings and a sermon is held in the Sanctuary, with music performed by the Chancel Choir. All children from Kindergarten through 6th grade start in the Sanctuary for worship. After the Moment for Children, children may return to their families for worship or go with Pastor John to Sunday School. All 1st-3rd graders need to be signed-in on the sheets located just outside the sanctuary. Children may be picked up in rooms 212-218 following the service.

 
11:15 am
Membership Exploration Class

Membership Exploration Class

Interested in becoming a member or just curious about who we are? Learn more about Downers Grove First United Methodist Church in a casual setting at our Membership Exploration Class. Join us to get acquainted with our pastors, ask questions, and meet new people.

Location: 
Room 202
Date: 
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 11:15am
Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 11:15am
Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 11:15am
Sunday, December 9, 2018 - 11:15am
Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 11:15am
Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 11:15am
Sunday, March 10, 2019 - 11:15am
Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 11:15am
Sunday, May 12, 2019 - 11:15am
Sunday, June 9, 2019 - 11:15am
 
2:00 pm
CROP Hunger Walk

CROP Hunger Walk

DGFUMC Team 2016

Sunday, October 14

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 4501 Main Street, Downers Grove (map)
1:30 - Registration
2:00 - Walk begins

No child should go to bed hungry.  You can help. Support local hunger agencies and the global hunger relief efforts of Church World Service. Join DGFUMC in the Crop Hunger Walk on Sunday, October 14. Help us reach our goal of 100 walkers and $5,000 raised! MJC is making a donation on behalf of each walker.  If you can't walk, sponsor Pastor Claude, Anna or John Smoke in the Parlor on Sundays.

Can't walk on October 14?  Sponsor the DGFUMC team instead. Every donation helps end hunger and save lives! Stop by the parlor on Sunday to register in person or make a donation. 

The South DuPage community have raised over $800,000 over the past 30 years through holding this annual CROP Hunger Walk, which helps to support the grassroots, hunger-fighting development efforts of Church World Service (CWS) partner agencies in more than 80 countries.

To register or donate online, visit the South DuPage CROP Hunger Walk home page.

Location: 
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 4501 Main Street, Downers Grove
Date: 
Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 2:00pm
 
3:00 pm
Youth to Cocomero After CROP Walk

Youth to Cocomero After CROP Walk

Youth to Cocomero for some Frozen Yogury Goodness after the CROP Walk!

Just plan to meet up at the CROP Walk and work out rides to meet at Cocomero following the Walk.

Bring $5-$10!

Location: 
Cocomero Frozen Yogurt, Main St., Downers Grove, IL
Date: 
Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 3:00pm
 
7:30 pm
A Way Forward for the UMC - Adult Education Study

A Way Forward for the UMC - Adult Education Study

In February of 2019, a special General Conference will be held to consider recommendations from the Commission on a Way Forward. This task force studied the Book of Discipline for text that relates to human sexuality and developed a plan to strengthen the unity of the church.

To help understand the direction of A Way Forward for UMC, the Adult Education Committee invites you to join Pastor Anna as she leads us through a six-week study scheduled to meet on Mondays beginning October 8 through November 12. We will meet from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. in Room 213. The book, Our Strangely Warmed Hearts: Coming Out Into God’s Call by Bishop Karen Oliveto, will provide the framework for this study. We encourage you to read the book, but it is not mandatory to participate in the study. Books will be available in the office and at the study sessions. Join us in this study and in prayer as we come closer to what could be a pivotal moment for our denomination.

Location: 
Room 213
Date: 
Monday, October 8, 2018 - 7:30pm
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 7:30pm
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 7:30pm
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 7:30pm
Monday, November 5, 2018 - 7:30pm
Monday, November 12, 2018 - 7:30pm
 
 
5:00 pm
Don's Home Cookin'

Don's Home Cookin'

The cooking team of Don Safford, Bill Chalberg and Susan Newman will be back for a Home Cookin' meal. This time we'll enjoy spaghetti and homemade Italian meatballs, Italian sausage, oven roasted vegetables, macroni and cheese, garlic bread, and cannoli and ice cream for dessert. All are invited to join us for this special family meal between 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. This meal is always awesome and the fellowship is fantastic!

Cost is only $6 a meal...the great fellowship is free! Please register by emailing John Smoke at john@dgfumc.org. You may pay that day.

Location: 
Gym
Date: 
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
 
7:00 pm
Onward Bound

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 to 8:15pm
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
 
 
 
8:00 am
Neighbors Helping Neighbors - Special S.O.S.

Neighbors Helping Neighbors - Special S.O.S.

We once again have a unique opportunity to join together for a special one-day off-site S.O.S. mission trip on Saturday, October 20 to Berry United Methodist Church in Chicago.

This will be the third year that volunteers from DGFUMC will work with Berry UMC members doing landscaping, painting, electrical, small carpentry, and other hands-on projects. This has been a rewarding experience supported jointly by the DGFUMC Board of Trustees and Missions, Justice, and Community Work Area.

Possible jobs this time include:

  • painting projects
  • replacing cabinets
  • addressing some plumbing issues,
  • landscaping and outdoor clean-up
  • several other miscellaneous projects

Located in the vibrant and diverse Lincoln Square community, Berry UMC is a struggling urban church which has many maintenance and repair needs.

Everyone is invited to participate. Bring your family and friends or come by yourself. We will meet at DGFUMC at 8:00 a.m. and carpool to Chicago. We will plan on returning by 4:00 p.m.

Contact Don Dunham at don@dgfumc.org  if you are able to attend or want more information. Some painting supplies, tools, and other materials may be needed.

Location: 
Berry United Methodist Church - 4754 N. Leavitt, Chicago
Date: 
Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
 
6:00 pm
Great Pumpkin Sing Along

Great Pumpkin Sing Along

All are invited to attend the Great Pumpkin Sing Along! Bring your own chair to the Grove Street lot at 6:00 pm on October 20. Be prepared to sing songs and enjoy refreshments around the campfire! No need to sign up, just come!

Date: 
Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
 
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8:15 am
Worship Service
8:15 am

Worship Service

This service, which is in the intimate setting of the Heartt Memorial Chapel, consists of hymns, prayers, scripture readings, and a sermon. There is no Sunday School during this service.

 
9:15 am
Adult Education Bible Study

Adult Education Bible Study

Dr. Osvaldo Vena will continue the study of the Gospel of Mark which began last spring. Osvaldo is a professor of New Testament at Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary, and author of Jesus, Disciple of the Kingdom: Mark's Christology for a Community in Crisis as well as a member of our congregation. Osvaldo has described Jesus as "the disciple par excellence of the kingdom of God, a model for our daily, contemporary journey as God's people." The class, which meets in Room 213 at 9:15am each Sunday, is invited to explore the meaning and context of passages that constantly yield surprises even though they seem so well known to us.

Due to scheduling conflicts, the class will take a break from meeting on September 23 and 30 and begin again on Sunday, October 7.

New participants are always welcome. 

Location: 
Room 213
Date: 
Sunday, September 16, 2018 - 9:15am
Sunday, October 7, 2018 - 9:15am
Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 9:15am
Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 9:15am
Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 9:15am
Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 9:15am
Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 9:15am
 
9:30 am
Worship Service
9:30am

Worship Service

Music: 

Chapel Choir
 

This service of hymns, prayers, scripture readings and a sermon is held in the Sanctuary, with music of a more contemporary flavor performed by the high school Chapel Choir. All children from Kindergarten through 6th grade start in the Sanctuary for worship. After the Moment for Children, 1st-6th graders may go with Pastor John to Sunday School. All 1st-3rd graders need to be signed-in on the sheets located just outside the sanctuary. Children may be picked up in rooms 212-218 following the service.

 
11:00 am
Worship Service
11:00am

Worship Service

Music: 

Chancel Choir

This service of hymns, prayers, scripture readings and a sermon is held in the Sanctuary, with music performed by the Chancel Choir. All children from Kindergarten through 6th grade start in the Sanctuary for worship. After the Moment for Children, children may return to their families for worship or go with Pastor John to Sunday School. All 1st-3rd graders need to be signed-in on the sheets located just outside the sanctuary. Children may be picked up in rooms 212-218 following the service.

 
6:00 pm
Ignite Youth Group

Ignite Youth Group

Ignite Youth Group meets at 6-8pm in the Open Door Youth Center with snacks at 6:30pm.

Ignite is for youth in grades 7-12

Please contact Pastor Anna for more information.

Location: 
Open Door Youth Center
Date: 
Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 6:00pm
Sunday, September 16, 2018 - 6:00pm
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 6:00pm
Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 6:00pm
Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 6:00pm
Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 6:00pm
Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 6:00pm
Sunday, November 25, 2018 - 6:00pm
Sunday, December 2, 2018 - 6:00pm
Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 6:00pm
Sunday, January 20, 2019 - 6:00pm
Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 6:00pm
Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 6:00pm
Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 6:00pm
Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 6:00pm
Sunday, March 10, 2019 - 6:00pm
Sunday, April 7, 2019 - 6:00pm
Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 6:00pm
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 6:00pm
Sunday, May 12, 2019 - 6:00pm
Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 6:00pm
 
7:30 pm
A Way Forward for the UMC - Adult Education Study

A Way Forward for the UMC - Adult Education Study

In February of 2019, a special General Conference will be held to consider recommendations from the Commission on a Way Forward. This task force studied the Book of Discipline for text that relates to human sexuality and developed a plan to strengthen the unity of the church.

To help understand the direction of A Way Forward for UMC, the Adult Education Committee invites you to join Pastor Anna as she leads us through a six-week study scheduled to meet on Mondays beginning October 8 through November 12. We will meet from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. in Room 213. The book, Our Strangely Warmed Hearts: Coming Out Into God’s Call by Bishop Karen Oliveto, will provide the framework for this study. We encourage you to read the book, but it is not mandatory to participate in the study. Books will be available in the office and at the study sessions. Join us in this study and in prayer as we come closer to what could be a pivotal moment for our denomination.

Location: 
Room 213
Date: 
Monday, October 8, 2018 - 7:30pm
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 7:30pm
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 7:30pm
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 7:30pm
Monday, November 5, 2018 - 7:30pm
Monday, November 12, 2018 - 7:30pm
 
4:00 pm
Raise some Dough - Eat at Panera

Raise some Dough - Eat at Panera

Bring this flyer with you when you eat at Panera on October 23rd!

Date: 
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
 
7:00 pm
Onward Bound

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 to 8:15pm
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
 
 
 
2:00 pm
Charge Conference

Charge Conference

Our Annual Church Charge Conference will be held Saturday, October 27 at 2:00 p.m. in the sanctuary. All church members are invited to attend as we celebrate our accomplishments from the current year and look forward to our year ahead.

Location: 
Sanctuary
Date: 
Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
 
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8:15 am
Worship Service
8:15 am

Worship Service

This service, which is in the intimate setting of the Heartt Memorial Chapel, consists of hymns, prayers, scripture readings, and a sermon. There is no Sunday School during this service.

 
8:30 am
Pancake Breakfast - Youth Activities Fundraiser

Pancake Breakfast - Youth Activities Fundraiser

PancakesBe sure to make plans to stop by the gym before or after the Together at 10 service to continue in fellowship and enjoy a Pancake Breakfast.

Any donations will be used to support the youth activities, such as the Chapel Choir Tour and Youth Mission Trips.

Location: 
Gym
Date: 
Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 8:30am to 10:00am
Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
 
9:15 am
Adult Education Bible Study

Adult Education Bible Study

Dr. Osvaldo Vena will continue the study of the Gospel of Mark which began last spring. Osvaldo is a professor of New Testament at Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary, and author of Jesus, Disciple of the Kingdom: Mark's Christology for a Community in Crisis as well as a member of our congregation. Osvaldo has described Jesus as "the disciple par excellence of the kingdom of God, a model for our daily, contemporary journey as God's people." The class, which meets in Room 213 at 9:15am each Sunday, is invited to explore the meaning and context of passages that constantly yield surprises even though they seem so well known to us.

Due to scheduling conflicts, the class will take a break from meeting on September 23 and 30 and begin again on Sunday, October 7.

New participants are always welcome. 

Location: 
Room 213
Date: 
Sunday, September 16, 2018 - 9:15am
Sunday, October 7, 2018 - 9:15am
Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 9:15am
Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 9:15am
Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 9:15am
Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 9:15am
Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 9:15am
 
10:00 am
Together @ 10 Worship Service
10:00am

Together @ 10 Worship Service

Music: 

Chancel Choir
Chapel Choir
Connection Choir
Chorister Choir
Cherub Choir
Angel Choir

Bell Choir

Join us Sunday, October 28 for a special service where the 9:30 and 11:00 services will be combined into ONE service at 10:00 a.m. This is a great time to make new friends, re-connect with old friends, and bring guests to visit our church. This is also our Choir Dedication Sunday.

Join us for a Pancake Breakfast before and after the service. Free-will donations will benefit youth activities. 

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

 
11:00 am
Pancake Breakfast - Youth Activities Fundraiser

Pancake Breakfast - Youth Activities Fundraiser

PancakesBe sure to make plans to stop by the gym before or after the Together at 10 service to continue in fellowship and enjoy a Pancake Breakfast.

Any donations will be used to support the youth activities, such as the Chapel Choir Tour and Youth Mission Trips.

Location: 
Gym
Date: 
Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 8:30am to 10:00am
Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
 
6:00 pm
Ignite Youth Group

Ignite Youth Group

Ignite Youth Group meets at 6-8pm in the Open Door Youth Center with snacks at 6:30pm.

Ignite is for youth in grades 7-12

Please contact Pastor Anna for more information.

Location: 
Open Door Youth Center
Date: 
Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 6:00pm
Sunday, September 16, 2018 - 6:00pm
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 6:00pm
Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 6:00pm
Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 6:00pm
Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 6:00pm
Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 6:00pm
Sunday, November 25, 2018 - 6:00pm
Sunday, December 2, 2018 - 6:00pm
Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 6:00pm
Sunday, January 20, 2019 - 6:00pm
Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 6:00pm
Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 6:00pm
Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 6:00pm
Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 6:00pm
Sunday, March 10, 2019 - 6:00pm
Sunday, April 7, 2019 - 6:00pm
Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 6:00pm
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 6:00pm
Sunday, May 12, 2019 - 6:00pm
Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 6:00pm
 
7:30 pm
A Way Forward for the UMC - Adult Education Study

A Way Forward for the UMC - Adult Education Study

In February of 2019, a special General Conference will be held to consider recommendations from the Commission on a Way Forward. This task force studied the Book of Discipline for text that relates to human sexuality and developed a plan to strengthen the unity of the church.

To help understand the direction of A Way Forward for UMC, the Adult Education Committee invites you to join Pastor Anna as she leads us through a six-week study scheduled to meet on Mondays beginning October 8 through November 12. We will meet from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. in Room 213. The book, Our Strangely Warmed Hearts: Coming Out Into God’s Call by Bishop Karen Oliveto, will provide the framework for this study. We encourage you to read the book, but it is not mandatory to participate in the study. Books will be available in the office and at the study sessions. Join us in this study and in prayer as we come closer to what could be a pivotal moment for our denomination.

Location: 
Room 213
Date: 
Monday, October 8, 2018 - 7:30pm
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 7:30pm
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 7:30pm
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 7:30pm
Monday, November 5, 2018 - 7:30pm
Monday, November 12, 2018 - 7:30pm
 
 
 
 
 
 

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