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The Youth Ministry Program of First United Methodist Church in Downers Grove seeks to provide opportunities to grow in faith, connect with others, and nurture service oriented individuals to live out Christ's love in the world. We provide a number of opportunities for youth in the community.

Interfaith Youth Project Reports

All the youth involved in the Interfaith Youth Projects will present reports of what their goals are and what they have accomplished.

Location: 
Youth Lounge
Date: 
Sunday, December 12, 2010 - 10:30am

Interfaith Youth Project Movie Night

Kung Fu PandaThe Interfaith Youth Project of Downers Grove First UMC & The Mohammed Webb invite you to a fun evening in the YouthCenter of DGFUMC.

We will show the movie "Kung Fu Panda" and sell popcorn, soda and other snacks.

Please join us!!! Proceeds from sale of food will be donated to charity

Location: 
Youth Center
Date: 
Saturday, December 4, 2010 - 6:30pm

Pampered Chef Youth Ministry Fundraiser

Pampered ChefYes, winter is upon us, but the Youth Group and Chapel Choir have Spring Break and even Summer on their minds already. Why? Because of Choir Tour and Mission Trips! Why now? Because we’re trying to figure out how to afford them! How can you help? One easy way is to support our Pampered Chef® Fundraiser for Youth Ministry. Shop online starting now or visit the display tables in the parlor on December 5. Choose from a great selection of gift ideas and helpful tools for your kitchen just in time for Christmas baking and entertaining. 

To order online, simply visit http://www.pamperedchef.biz/kelleyhook . Click SHOP ONLINE, enter FUMC as the Organization under Option #1, and begin shopping. If you have any questions or prefer to order by phone, please call Kelley Hook at 630-852-2433. Orders must be placed by Sunday 12/12 and will be available for pick up at church on Sunday 12/19. Out of town friends and family can order online and have orders shipped directly to them in time for Christmas.

This year, skip the mall and do your shopping at home or at church! All proceeds support our Youth program. Thank you for your help!

Youth Group

Too much Turkey? Wanna play Basketball with your friends? How about some Air Hockey or Pool? The YouthCenter will be open this Sunday 6-7:30.

Location: 
Youth Center
Date: 
Sunday, November 28, 2010 - 6:00pm

Interfaith Youth Program in the news

The Downers Grove Patch has a great article about the Interfaith Youth Program that our youth are participating in.

Camp and Mission Trip Dates for 2011

Mark your calendar.

  • June 27-July 1, Church Camp at Wesley Woods in Williams Bay WI
  • July 17-21; Jr High Mission Trip to United Church of Rogers Park
  • July 23-28; High School Mission Trip to UCRP
  • July 29-August 8; PHYG Mission Trip to Putney, London

Much more info after the first of the year!!!

Youth Group

Minute-to-win-it Game

Location: 
Youth Lounge
Date: 
Sunday, November 21, 2010 - 6:00pm

Service Hours!!!

We need your help get the DGFUMC ready for Advent and Christmas.

Meet Mr.Terry McDorman in the Gym at 8 am for breakfast and your work assignment! You will be done by 12 noon.

This is a fun way to help the church and get service hours for school. Please let us know you are coming so we can have enough food for breakfast. 

Location: 
Gym
Date: 
Saturday, November 20, 2010 - 8:00am

The Blind Side

The Blind SidePlease come and join us on Sunday evening as we watch The Blind Sidethe story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All American football player and first round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman and her family.

It is rated PG-13 for one scene involving brief violence, drug and sexual references.

Location: 
Youth Lounge
Date: 
Sunday, November 14, 2010 - 6:00pm

Musical at DGN

Little Shop of HorrorsWe are going to the "Little Shop of Horrors" on Sunday at DGN. The cost is $7 for students, $8 for adults.

Meet at the school, bring cash for your ticket and treats at intermission..

Location: 
Downers Grove North High School
Date: 
Sunday, November 7, 2010 - 2:30pm

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