United Church of Rogers Park

United Church of Rogers ParkThe United Church of Rogers Park (UCRP)  has been our Sister Church for several years.  Helping with the Summer Camp for neighborhood children has been a week-long mission of the Junior High Youth of DGFUMC for over 10 years, in addition to volunteering at their community Christmas Dinner for families in need.  The Missions, Justice and Community work area has provided financial support to UCRP via the Rainbow Covenant and other financial donations.

One of the benefits of being United Methodist is the way we work together to be in mission all around the world.  The first, foundation level of mission outreach is through the “apportionment” giving that is a part of our regular church budget.  The second, “extra” level of mission giving is through the “Rainbow Covenant” which allows us as a congregation to select specific ministries and mission projects for our congregation’s support.  The Rainbow white band is for a Sister Church of our choosing, which is UCRP.  

In the summer of 2016, the youth will again return to UCRP to assist with Summer Camp.  Adult members of DGFUMC can also be of service to UCRP.  Always, our sister church needs financial contributions to help with overdue building repairs and to support its extensive community outreach programs.  This will be an exciting year as we provide opportunities for adult mission service throughout 2016.  Watch DGFUMC communications for specific dates and times as each opportunity is announced.

  • Help build raised garden beds in the expanding on-site Children’s Teaching Garden – Saturday, April 9th.  Call Sheila at the church office to sign up.  Timing & tools detail will be provided prior to 4/9.
  • Volunteer at the UCRP Community Feast – which provides a free meal to 80-100 neighbors – {date to be set}
  • Volunteer at the Greater Chicago Food Depository with the “credit” going to UCRP to ensure their continued supply of food for the weekly Sunday night Community Feast  -- Fall, 2016
  • Make donations to the UCRP New to You thrift shop – clothes for men, women and children, as well as books, housewares, toys, jewelry, etc.
  • Sponsor one or more children at Summer Camp 2016
  • Make personal online purchases through UMC Market with a percentage of each purchase contributed to UCRP, at no additional cost to you.   www.umcmarket.org
  • Donations to the church and/or the Teaching Garden Rebuild are always welcome.  Mail check directly to UCRP or make a check out to DGFUMC and notate “UCRP” or “UCRP Garden.”

United Church of Rogers Park  http://www.ucrogerspark.org/
1545 West Morse Avenue, Chicago Illinois, 60626   (773) 761-2500

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