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Bridge Board Encore Benefit Concert

The Bridge Board invites you to share in a special afternoon of music as we welcome back some of our favorite performers from the past few years for an Encore. Whether you missed these wonderful performances the first time around or you just want to hear them again, now is your chance!

Proceeds help support our Bridge family as we work with them toward self-sufficiency. Tickets can be purchased during the week for $8 in the church office or at the door for $10. Tickets will also be on sale in the parlor between services Sundays, September 18 & 25. Additional donations are always appreciated.

If you are unable to attend the concert and would like to support the work of the Bridge Board, donations are always accepted in the church office.

Refreshments will be served after the program. We hope you will join us!

Location: 
Sanctuary
Date: 
Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 4:00pm

Downers Grove Garden Walk

The 10th Annual Downers Grove Garden Walk will give you an opportunity to view some of the most beautiful gardens in the area. The Garden Walk is a fundraiser benefitting the Bridge Board of the Downers Grove First United Methodist Church. The Bridge Board is a program partner with Bridge Communities, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose focus is to transform the lives of homeless families by guiding them to a better future. This mission is accomplished by providing housing, mentoring, direction, hope, encouragement and a stable environment so that families may become self-sufficient and sustain their independence. Every family resides in DuPage County.

Date: 
Saturday, July 9, 2016 - 9:30am

Bridge Board Encore Benefit Concert

The Bridge Board of DGFUMC invites you to share in a special afternoon of music as we welcome back some of our favorite performers from the past few years for an Encore! including The FUMC Four, Belford Hernandez and many more Sunday morning musicians (click below for a look at all the performers).

Whether you missed these wonderful performances the first time around or you just want to hear them again, now is your chance.

Proceeds help support our Bridge family as we work with them toward self-sufficiency. Tickets can be purchased during the week for $8 in the church office or at the door for $10. Additional donations are always appreciated. If you are unable to attend the concert and would like to support the work of the Bridge Board, donations are always accepted in the church office.

Refreshments will be served after the program. We hope you will join us!

Location: 
Sanctuary
Date: 
Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 4:00pm

Downers Grove Garden Walk Tickets Now on Sale!

Tickets for the 9th Annual Downers Grove Garden Walk are now on sale.  

Click here learn more about the gardens, buy your tickets online or for ticket locations.

Downers Grove Garden Walk

The 9th Annual Downers Grove Garden Walk will give you an opportunity to view some of the most beautiful gardens in the area. The Garden Walk is a fundraiser benefitting the Bridge Board of the Downers Grove First United Methodist Church. The Bridge Board is a program partner with Bridge Communities, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose focus is to transform the lives of homeless families by guiding them to a better future. This mission is accomplished by providing housing, mentoring, direction, hope, encouragement and a stable environment so that families may become self-sufficient and sustain their independence. Every family resides in DuPage County.

Date: 
Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 9:30am

Downers Grove Garden Walk

The 8th Annual Downers Grove Garden Walk will give you an opportunity to view some of the most beautiful gardens in the area (for descriptions, click the file below). The Garden Walk is a fundraiser benefitting the Bridge Board of the First United Methodist Church in Downers Grove (DGFUMC). The Bridge Board is a program partner with Bridge Communities, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose focus is to transform the lives of homeless families by guiding them to a better future. This mission is accomplished by providing housing, mentoring, direction, hope, encouragement and a stable environment so that families may become self-sufficient and sustain their independence. Every family resides in DuPage County.

Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 on July 12. Ticket sales begin June 9 at these locations:

Anderson’s Bookstore
5112 Main Street, Downers Grove, IL  630.963.2665

Avec Panache
1010 Curtiss Street, Downers Grove, IL  630.963.1010

Community Bank of Downers Grove
1111 Warren Avenue, Downers Grove, IL  630.968.4700

Growing Place
25 Plank Road, Naperville, IL   630.355.4000

Phillip’s Flowers and Gifts
1512 Ogden Avenue, Downers Grove, IL  630.969.9300

Phillip’s Flowers and Gifts
528 N. Cass Avenue, Westmont, IL  630.719.5212

Vern Goers Greenhouse
5620 S. Oak Street, Hinsdale, IL   630.323.1085

Online at www.dgfumc.org/gardenwalk/

 

Date: 
Saturday, July 12, 2014 - 9:30am

Downers Grove Garden Walk

Downers Grove Garden WalkHope Among the Flowers

Saturday, July 13, 2013 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

The 7th Annual Downers Grove Garden Walk will give you an opportunity to view some of the most beautiful gardens in the area. All proceeds benefit the DGFUMC Bridge Board in providing transitional housing and mentoring for homeless families.

Tickets are $20 in advance and may be purchased online, in the church parlor on Sunday, June 30 and July 7, from the church office, or from some local businesses. They may also be purchased on the day of the walk for $25 at the gardens themselves.

See the Garden Walk page for more details.

Date: 
Saturday, July 13, 2013 - 9:30am

Downers Grove Garden Walk 2012

Hope Among The FlowersSaturday, July 14, 2012

The 7th Annual Downers Grove Garden Walk gives you an opportunity to view some of the most beautiful gardens in the area. All proceeds benefit the DGFUMC Bridge Board in providing transitional housing and mentoring for homeless families.

Tickets, at $20 in advance, are available at various Downers Grove locations.

Benefit for Bridge: Men's Quartet Concert

FUMC Four will sing their final concert in support of Bridge on Sunday, May 5, 2013, at 3:00 pm.

Ward Feste, Brett Goad, Scott Hudson, Mark Kostelny and Diane Hires will present a program of favorites from their past concerts.

Tickets will be on sale starting April 1 in the church office and in the parlor after services on April 28 and May 5. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door.

We hope you’ll join us for a lovely afternoon!

Location: 
Sanctuary
Date: 
Sunday, May 5, 2013 - 3:00pm

Downers Grove Garden Walk

Hope Among The Flowers

The 6th Annual Downers Grove Garden Walk gives you an opportunity to view seven of the most beautiful gardens in the area. All proceeds benefit the DGFUMC Bridge Board in providing transitional housing and mentoring for homeless families.

Tickets, at $20 in advance, are available at various Downers Grove locations.

Go to the Garden Walk page for a preview of the gardens on display and details of how to purchase tickets.

Date: 
Saturday, July 14, 2012 - 9:30am

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