Upcoming Events

Join us Sunday, October 30 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.

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

Date:
Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 10:00am

 

Ignite Youth Group meets at 6-8pm in the Open Door Youth Center with snacks at 6:30pmIgnite is for youth in grades 7-12

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

Date:
Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 6:00pm
Location:
Open Door Youth Center

Want to go deeper?

Sr. High Youth Bible Study, Wednesdays, 6pm

Grab some food and join us in the Youth Center as we go deeper into faith issues in God's Word.

Date:
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 6:00pm
Location:
Open Door Youth Center

Ignite Youth Ministry participation in Bridge Communities' Homeless Awareness Event‎

In conjunction with the Youth Ministry at First Congregational United Church of Christ we will be sleeping out at Fishel Park in support of Bridge Communities and their mission to help DuPage County homeless families! If conditions are too cold or wet, we may head into the Open Door Youth Center or the Youth Room of First Congregational UCC.

Students may take donations and/or pledges, but this is not required. To donate or to register to raise funds go to:  https://www.bridgecommunities.org/DGFUMC

Schedule:
5PM: Meet at the Open Door to drive out to Glen Ellyn
5:30: Drive to Glen Ellyn for Sleep Out Saturday Rally
9PM: Return to Church and head over to Fishel Park to Sleep out with First
Congregational UCC
7AM: Breakfast at First Congregational UCC
8AM: Return to DGFUMC

Bring: Tent, warm sleeping bag, pillow, sleeping mat (optional), toiletries for morning,
Towel & shower items (optional: showers available at our church)

 

Date:
Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 5:00pm to Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 8:00am
Location:
Meet at Open Door Youth Center

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.

Date:
Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 8:15am

This fall we are pleased to welcome back Osvaldo Vena as the leader of our Sunday morning bible study class. Rev. Vena, a member of our church, is a professor of New Testament Interpretation at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston.

To start we will finish studying the book of Revelation. Don’t worry if you did not attend the spring class as our first few sessions this fall will include a catch up on the previous material. After completing our study of Revelation, we will move to the book of Mark and a brief account of Daniel.

Date:
Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 9:15am
Location:
Room 213

This service of hymns, prayers, scripture readings and a sermon is held in the Sanctuary, with music of a more contemporary flavor usually performed by the high school Chapel Choir. The service may also include music from the Worship Band or one of our handbell choirs. All children from Kindergarten through 6th grade start in the Sanctuary for worship and follow Pastor Smoke to Sunday School after the Moment for Children.

Date:
Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 9:30am

This service of hymns, prayers, scripture readings and a sermon is held in the Sanctuary, with special music usually performed by the Chancel Choir. The service may also include music from one of our handbell choirs. All children from Kindergarten through 6th grade start in the Sanctuary for worship and follow Pastor Smoke to Sunday School after the Moment for Children.

Date:
Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 11:00am

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 November the group will be visiting Bohemian Crystal Restaurant, 639 Blackhawk Dr, Westmont.

We have reserved a private room so there is a limit of 25 people. We will order off their "special" lunch menu. There are 8-10 entrees to choose from. In addition, you will be able to select: soup or salad; dumplings or potato; and a vegetable. Dessert is included. Coffee, tea and water are included as well.

The cost of the lunch is $16.50 per person, which includes tax and tip. Please make your check payable to Joan VanOrder.

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.

Date:
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 11:30am
Location:
Bohemian Crystal Restaurant, 639 Blackhawk Dr, Westmont

Want to go deeper?

Sr. High Youth Bible Study, Wednesdays, 6pm

Grab some food and join us in the Youth Center as we go deeper into faith issues in God's Word.

Date:
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 6:00pm
Location:
Open Door Youth Center

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