Week of March 19, 2017

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8:15 am
Service of Holy Communion
8:15am

Service of Holy Communion

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 Bible Study - Revelation

Adult Bible Study - Revelation

Please note - This class will not meet on Sundays March 5 & 12. Class will resume on Sunday, March 19.

Join Rev. Dr. Osvaldo Vena as he leads this study of the Book of Revelation. Rev. Vena is a professor of New Testament Interpretation a Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston. Drop-ins are welcome!

Location: 
Room 213
Date: 
Sunday, February 5, 2017 - 9:15am
Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 9:15am
Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 9:15am
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 9:15am
Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 9:15am
Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 9:15am
 
9:30 am
Worship Service
9:30am

Worship Service

Music: 

The Chapel Choir

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 accompanied by the Chapel Choir Band. The service may also include music from the Worship Band or one of our handbell choirs. All children from Kindergarten through 8th grade start in the Sanctuary for worship and follow Pastor Smoke to Sunday School after the Moment for Children.

 
9:30 am
Living with Loss Group

Living with Loss Group

Grief is a wound that needs attention to heal. Mourning is a ritual that helps us take the steps toward the acceptance of our new normal. Join us on Sunday mornings in March as we discuss our losses and what we can do to move forward into our new life.

This class is led by Carol Lysne, PhD.

Location: 
Room 202
Date: 
Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 9:30am
Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 9:30am
Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 9:30am
Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 9:30am
 
 
 
11:00 am
Worship Service
11:00am

Worship Service

Music: 

The Chancel Choir

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. Children may go with Pastor John Smoke to Sunday school following the children's sermon or may return to worship with their family.

 
 
 
 
 
 
4:00 pm
Chapel Choir Pre-Tour Concert

Chapel Choir Pre-Tour Concert

This year the Downers Grove First United Methodist Church Chapel Choir will embark on their 46th annual concert tour. This year's tour, Stand for Peace, shares the message of peace through music and scripture! Jesus teaches us how the peace of Christ can and does enter our life daily if we just ask!

You are invited to get a sneak peek of the program at a Pre-Tour concert at Hinsdale United Methodist Church.

Location: 
Hinsdale UMC 945 S. Garfield
Date: 
Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
9:00 am
Women's Lenten Bible Study

Women's Lenten Bible Study

The Women’s Bible Study will start a new study for Lent entitled, RESTORED: Finding Redemption in our Mess by Tom Berlin. In this book, Berlin talks about the "mess" in our lives that hides our image of God and then guides readers through the process of identifying their mess, accepting responsibility for it and transforming their relationships with God and reflecting his image.

Books are available in the church office or can be picked up during class. The suggested donation for this book is $16. A reading schedule is provided below. Drop-ins are welcome. All women in the church are invited to attend!

The group meets starting at 9:00 a.m. in room 213. 

Reading Schedule:
March 8 - Chapter 1 - This Is a Real Mess
March 15 - Chapter 2 - Who Left This Mess?
March 22 - Chapter 3 - Bless This Mess
March 29 - Chapter - No Messing Around
April 5 - Chapter 5 - Address This Mess
April 12 -Chapter 6 - The Message in the Mess

Location: 
Room 213
Date: 
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 9:00am
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 9:00am
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 9:00am
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 9:00am
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 9:00am
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 9:00am
 
 
 
11:00 am
Lenten Bible Study

Lenten Bible Study

This Lenten season Pastor Jim will lead a discussion on Adam Hamilton's Final Words From the Cross, which examines Christ's last words in his final hours as observed from those who stood near the cross. These fictional accounts will help participants better understand what happened in Christ's last moments.

Books will be available for sale during class for $11.

The study will be held on Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. starting the week of March 6 and running for six weeks.

Location: 
Room 213
Date: 
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 11:00am
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 11:00am
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 11:00am
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 11:00am
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 11:00am
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 11:00am
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 6:30pm
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 6:30pm
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 6:30pm
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 6:30pm
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 6:30pm
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 6:30pm
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 6:30pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6:30 pm
Lenten Bible Study

Lenten Bible Study

This Lenten season Pastor Jim will lead a discussion on Adam Hamilton's Final Words From the Cross, which examines Christ's last words in his final hours as observed from those who stood near the cross. These fictional accounts will help participants better understand what happened in Christ's last moments.

Books will be available for sale during class for $11.

The study will be held on Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. starting the week of March 6 and running for six weeks.

Location: 
Room 213
Date: 
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 11:00am
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 11:00am
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 11:00am
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 11:00am
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 11:00am
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 11:00am
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 6:30pm
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 6:30pm
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 6:30pm
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 6:30pm
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 6:30pm
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 6:30pm
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 6:30pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6:30 pm
Lenten Bible Study

Lenten Bible Study

This Lenten season Pastor Jim will lead a discussion on Adam Hamilton's Final Words From the Cross, which examines Christ's last words in his final hours as observed from those who stood near the cross. These fictional accounts will help participants better understand what happened in Christ's last moments.

Books will be available for sale during class for $11.

The study will be held on Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. starting the week of March 6 and running for six weeks.

Location: 
Room 213
Date: 
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 11:00am
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 11:00am
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 11:00am
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 11:00am
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 11:00am
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 11:00am
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 6:30pm
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 6:30pm
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 6:30pm
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 6:30pm
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 6:30pm
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 6:30pm
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 6:30pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7:30 pm
Friday Night at the Movies

Friday Night at the Movies

Due to technical difficulties in February, Sully will be presented on two nights in March.

You may reserve your spot now for this Friday, March 10 at 7:30 p.m. or Friday, March 24 at 7:30 p.m. by calling the church office at 630.968.7120..

There will be no movie shown on March 17 as Miracles from Heaven, our original March movie, was shown in February.

Our apologies for the error in previous communications.

Location: 
Safford Home
Date: 
Friday, March 10, 2017 - 7:30pm
Friday, March 24, 2017 - 7:30pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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