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Methodist Open Golf Outing

Saturday, September 24
1:00 p.m.

Join us for our combined Men’s and Women’s Annual Golf Outing. We will have all sorts of fun prizes for golfers of all abilities. You may also wish to invite some of your friends to join us as your guests.

The outing will be held at the Downers Grove Golf Club, with tee-off times beginning at 1:00 p.m. The registration fee, which includes green fees and prize fund, is $25 per person.

If you need more details, call Bruce or Linda Swanson at 630.969.2514. Deadline for registration is Thursday, September 15. Registration forms are available below, in the church office or in the Welcome Kiosk in the west entryway.

Location: 
Downers Grove Golf Club
Date: 
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 1:00pm

Friday Night at the Movies: Bernie

Bernie

Laura Temple and Andy Wood will present Bernie, a 2011 release starring Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine, and Matthew McConaughey.

Based on a true crime that took place in Carthage, TX in 1996, Black plays the title role of Bernie Tiede, a beloved assistant funeral director in the small town who befriends an elderly millionaire widow who is much unloved in the little community. Roger Ebert said that Jack Black gave one of the performances of the year. "He creates his character out of thin air, it's like nothing he's done before, and it proves that an actor can be a miraculous thing in the right role."

Sign-up now below or in the church office. A suggested donation of $2 will cover popcorn, soft drinks, coffee, and dessert.

Location: 
Safford Home
Date: 
Friday, May 9, 2014 - 7:30pm

Friday Night at the Movies: This Boy's Life

On March 21, we move from the terrific Robert DeNiro comedy viewed in February to an equally compelling DeNiro drama, This Boy’s Life, which also stars Ellen Barkin and a young Leonardo DiCaprio. A 1993 release, the film is a true story based on the dysfunctional relationship between the teen-aged Tobias Wolff, his mother, Rosemary, and his abusive stepfather, Dwight.  

Stan and Maria Clements will be our discussion leaders. The movie starts at 7:30pm. Please sign-up in the church office or using the form below starting March 1. We had a full house in February, so sign-up early to reserve your place, and let the office know if you need to cancel later on; we had a waiting list in February. As usual, popcorn, soft drinks, coffee and dessert are on hand; a $2 donation is suggested.

Location: 
Safford Home
Date: 
Friday, March 21, 2014 - 7:30pm

Foundations Class

FoundationsBeginning January 5, 2014 at 9:30 a.m., the Foundations Adult Sunday School Class will be laying groundwork for discussions on: Evil, Religion and Science, Other Religions, Evangelism and Tolerance, The God of the Old Testament, Jesus and Christianity, Resurrection, The Gnostic Gospels, and The Sins of the Church, and Forgiveness.

Please join us in Room 213 for some wonderful discussions and learning adventures.

Location: 
Room 213
Date: 
Sunday, January 5, 2014 - 9:30am

Annual Family Christmas Caroling

Christmas Carol SingersPlease join us on Sunday, Dec. 22, for our Annual Family Christmas Caroling event to DGFUMC homebound members. Meet in the church parking lot at 2:45pm. Caroling will conclude at 4:30 with hot beverages and snacks to follow at Tom and Rosie Roose’s home.

Please contact Tom Roose if you plan on joining us.

Date: 
Sunday, December 22, 2013 - 2:45pm

Community Choir Concert/Ignite Christmas Party

Join us as we attend the Community Choir Concert from 4:00-5:30pm and then join us after for a Christmas Party in the Open Door until 7pm!

Location: 
Open Door
Date: 
Sunday, December 15, 2013 - 4:00pm

Friday Night at the Movies: Out of Africa

Out of Africa

November 15th, Movie Night at the "Slowdance Film Festival" continues with the 1985, Sydney Pollack classic Out of Africa. A study of the life of Danish noblewoman and storyteller Karen ('Isak') Dinesen Blixen (played by Meryl Streep), from her marriage and departure for Kenya in 1913 until her return to Denmark in 1931. As she struggles to maintain a coffee farm through various challenges and disasters, and strives to improve relations with the local natives, her marriage of convenience to a titled aristocrat (played by Klaus Maria Brandauer) gradually gives way to an enduring romance with the noted hunter and adventurer Denys Finch Hatton (played by Robert Redford).  Come see the film that won SEVEN Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Director and Best Cinematography (on the Safford Big Screen, wow!) and cemented Meryl Streep's place in acting history!

Since space is limited, please sign up in the church office starting 11/1.      A $2.00 donation is suggested.  Discussion led by Sue Thornquist.

Location: 
Safford Home
Date: 
Friday, November 15, 2013 - 7:30pm

Sweet Tomatoes Fun-raiser!!

Come out and support our Youth Group!

Take your family to dinner to Sweet Tomatoes  in Lombard on December 12 and 15% will go towards our Choir Tour and Mission Trips!

You must bring a flyer with you to the restaurant.

Flyers are available in the church office!

Location: 
Sweet Tomatoes Restaurant, 2820 Highland Ave. Lombard, IL 60148
Date: 
Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 5:00pm

New Member Information Luncheon

Membership DevelopmentOn Sunday, October 27, the Membership Work Area will host a luncheon for those interested in learning more about our Church and membership. Please join us in Chapel Hall at 12:15 p.m.

If you have any questions, please contact Ward Feste or the church office.

Location: 
Chapel Hall
Date: 
Sunday, October 27, 2013 - 12:15pm

40's and 50's Group

Are you interested in socializing with some the wonderful people from DGFUMC?  Then please join us at the next gathering of the 40's and 50's Group on October 26 at 7pm held at the home of Doug and Cindi Roselieb.  Please bring a beverage and appetizer to share and a guest who may be interested in attending our church.

Contact Dana Murphy or Lenore Pitstick for more information.

Location: 
Roselieb Home
Date: 
Saturday, October 26, 2013 - 7:00pm

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