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Ignite Youth Group Summer Program

The Combined Jr & Sr High Youth Group are meeting for the summer on Sundays from 6 to 8pm. This is for all youth who are entering the 6th Grade in the Fall through graduated Seniors.

Come join us to play Gaga Ball & Jungle Pong!

Check the Youth Calendar for the dates.

Ash Wednesday Service

Lent is an invitation for all of us to take a fresh look at Jesus, listen to him with fresh ears and be prepared to see ourselves and our world differently.

The Lenten season begins on Wednesday, February 18 when Youth Director Rev. Howie Snyder, members of the Connection Choir and Onward Bound students will be leading a creative Ash Wednesday service at 7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary.

DGFUMC Recognition Scholarship

Each year DGFUMC recognizes college students who have been important leaders in the life of our church and who have completed at least one year of college with scholarships.

Students interested in applying for the scholarship may fill out an application (available below and in the church office) and return it to the office by June 30. Recipients will be announced in July and honored at a special worship service on August 7.

Help Chapel Choir Reach the Beach!


Give Now

The 43rd Annual Chapel Choir Tour will take place June 12-20 with a destination of Myrtle Beach, SC. You are invited to help the choir Reach the Beach by sponsoring a bus seat for $25. You can direct your sponsorship to a particular student or have it applied to the tour fund.

Just click on the "Give Now" button, or make checks payable to DGFUMC and write Bus Seat Sponsorship on the memo line. 

Thank you for your support of this program!

Ash Wednesday

Ash WednesdayAll are invited to start the Lenten season by attending our Ash Wednesday service from 7pm-8pm on March 5. This service will be held in the Sanctuary.

Youth Director JJ Mannschreck will be preaching, and the Connection Choir will be singing.

Adult Youth Volunteer Group

We are putting together a team of volunteers who have a passion for Youth Ministry. We will provide any necessary training - no experience needed. Our Youth Ministry is growing and God's Spirit is moving. Please contact JJ for more information.

DGFUMC Scholarship Winners!

Each year, the DGFUMC community offers scholarships to college students who have been important leaders in the life of our church. This year, ten students in our congregation were awarded a scholarship. Congratulations to the following winners:

Lars Feste Emily Ault
Madeleine Snyder Abigail Uhlar
Michael Schramm Elisabeth Schwartzers
Tess Johnson Tegan Gracey
Anie Salgado Shauna Rowe

DGFUMC Scholarship

Each year, the DGFUMC community offers scholarships to college students who have been important leaders in the life of our church. Beginning May 1st, members of the congregation will have the opportunity to donate to this scholarship. Special offering envelopes will be in the pews on Sunday mornings throughout the entire month of May for individuals seeking to contribute to this important fund. Please consider supporting this church tradition!

Students interested in applying for the scholarship may fill out an application (available below and in the office beginning May 1st) and return it to the office by July 1st. Winners will be announced in early July and be honored at a special worship service in August.

Senior High Mission Trip Stock Sale

This year, July 21st -27th, the high school youth will travel to Hastings, MI for a mission trip. The high school students will spend the week completing home repair projects for members of the community- and they need your help to get there!

Make an “investment” in this wonderful mission by purchasing stock in the trip! Mission Trip Stock will be available for purchase Sunday mornings beginning May 5th for $10 a share. 

Confirmation Prayer Partners

On Sunday, May 19th, twenty-four 8th graders will be confirmed as new members of our church at the 11:00 worship service. As they begin this important step in their journey of faith, the congregation will have the opportunity to support the Confirmands through prayer!  Sign-up in the parlor on Sunday mornings in May to pray specifically for one of our Confirmands. 

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