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Sponsor a Chapel Choir Tour Bus Seat Today!

The 49th Annual Chapel Choir Tour will take place March 23 - 30 to Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas. You can help choir members cover some tour expenses by Sponsoring a Bus Seat for $25. The cost of transportation is one of the largest line items in the tour budget, so offsetting  some of the cost through seat sponsorships helps reduce the individual tour fee for choir members.

You can direct your sponsorship to a particular student or have it applied to
the tour fund. Please complete the form below and drop it off in the church office. Make checks payable to DGFUMC and write ‘Bus Seat Sponsorship’ on the memo line. 

Thank you for your support!

Light Changes Everything - Watts of Love Presentation

Many of us take light for granted, but nearly one billion  people around the world live without it every day. Come hear how Watts of Love, and DGFUMC members Doug Roselieb and Maggie Roth, are bringing light to those that need it most. Doug traveled to Nepal in October to deliver solar lights to leper colonies and those living in ultra poverty. Maggie is going to Guatemala in March.

Doug will share how Watts of Love educates, connects with, and learns from everyone they meet in this presentation sponsored by the Mission, Justice, and Community work area. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to the church office by Wednesday, February 20 so that we may have enough food for everyone. We look forward to sharing with you how our church members and the Mission, Justice, and Community work area are bringing light to the world. If you'd like to support Maggie on her trip, you can donate at this link.

Watts of Love

Location: 
Fellowship Hall
Date: 
Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 12:15pm

DGFUMC Summer Camp 2019 - Peace Works

Peace is a prayer for some and a life’s work for others. It’s a blessing we share with others and a longing within each of our hearts. Scripture is filled with the stories of peace and justice and camp is the perfect place to share them. Peace isn’t always easy, but it’s always worth the effort, because we know that peace works! Peace Works, our summer camp curriculum resource from InsideOut, offers a fun, enriching, spiritual, and biblically-based camp experience.

DGFUMC is offering this summer camp experience for children and youth from 2nd to 9th grade at the Wesley Woods Conference and Retreat Center in Williams Bay, WI from June 24-28. The grade listed is the grade the student will be entering in the fall of 2019.

Camp lasts only one week - but what campers take home can last a lifetime.

Registration for Summer Camp begins March 1 for DGFUMC members and April 1 for non-members.

Registration deadline: June 1.

A $50 deposit is due at the time of registration with payment in full due by June 24.

Space is limited, so register early!

Click below for a registration form or visit the church office for more information.

Location: 
Wesley Woods Retreat and Conference Center
Date: 
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 9:00am

Wednesday Women's Bible Study

The Wednesday Women's Bible Study will be reading Short Stories by Jesus:  The Enigmatic Parables of a Controversial Rabbi by Amy Jill-Levine this winter. This is an exploration of the historical background and spiritual meaning of Jesus' parables by one of the foremost Jewish biblical scholars, who visited our church to give a series of lectures in 2009.

The group is facilitated by Pastor Anna, Maggie Roth, and Leah Ostwald. Books are available at the meeting. Can't make it every week? Drop-ins are welcome. Childcare is provided. Cost of the book is $14 and copies are available in the church office or at the Wednesday meeting.

Date: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:00am

A Way Forward Study

This February, United Methodists from all over the world will gather in St. Louis, MO, for a special session of general conference. They will vote on a structure and plan for the United Methodist Church moving forward, especially in regards to inclusion of the LGBTQ community. Want to learn more about what this means?

Pastor Anna will be leading a four-week study covering the history of legislation and attitudes towards the LGBTQ community in the United Methodist Church; the plans that will be presented at General Conference; and information about what our Book of Discipline currently says.

We hope you can join us for this study! Join us for one week or all four starting on January 27 at 12:30 p.m. in Room 213.

Please note that this week, February 3, we will start at 11:45 a.m.

For more information about the Commission on A Way Forward, visit the UMC website

Hearing Loop System Available on the Main Floor of the Sanctuary

DGFUMC is pleased to provide the Hearing Loop System for use on the main floor of the Sanctuary.

A hearing loop is a wire that circles a room and is connected to a sound system. The loop transmits the sound electromagnetically. The electromagnetic signal is then picked up by the t-coil in a hearing aid or cochlear implant.

Users with a t-coil in their hearing aid can now listen to the service directly through their hearing aids. Please check with your hearing care professional to see if your hearing aid is equipped with a t-coil and properly adjusted. Non-hearing aid users can pick-up a headset to use at the sound board.

To learn more about the Hearing Loop System, please see the flyer below..

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