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The DGFUMC Pumpkin Patch

Wes and Anna at the Pumpkin PatchThis year, purchase your pumpkins from the Downers Grove First United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch from October 13 to October 31. In addition to many pumpkins of all sizes to choose from, we'll have apple cider, a photo booth, and good fellowship to share!

All of the proceeds will go to Habitat for Humanity. First, proceeds will cover construction costs for our church's delegation that will serve with the Tutwiler, Mississippi chapter of Habitat when they go on a Mission Trip this spring. Any additional proceeds will be given for the chapter to use as they need. Halloween cookies will also be on sale to support Habitat for Humanity in the pumpkin patch.

The Pumpkin Patch will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on weekdays and during special hours on the weekends.  Volunteer help is needed. You can sign up online below!

Celebrate the fall season while supporting a good cause when you purchase your pumpkins from DGFUMC!

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Pancake Breakfast - Youth Activities Fundraiser

PancakesBe sure to make plans to stop by the gym before or after the Together at 10 service to continue in fellowship and enjoy a Pancake Breakfast. Join us to meet new people, reconnect with old friends! Invite your neighbors, friends, and family to come with you too!

Free-will donations support youth activities, such as the Chapel Choir Tour and Youth Mission Trips. 

Location: 
Gym
Date: 
Sunday, October 20, 2019 - 8:30am

50th Anniversary CROP Hunger Walk

DGFUMC Team 2016

Sunday, October 20

1:00 - Registration
2:00 - Walk begins

When you walk in the CROP Hunger Walk on Sunday, October 20, you are raising money to help fight hunger and also walking in solidarity with all of those people around the world who are walking for food, water, and firewood each day. Help us reach our goal of 50 walkers for the 50th CROP Walk!

Stop in the parlor on Sunday to sign up to walk or for a donation envelope. If you can't walk, consider sponsoring one of our pastors. Rumor has it that John Smoke said if we don't reach 50 walkers, he will carry a 50 lb. bag of cat litter during the walk! Let's help John out!!!!

Location: 
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 4501 Main Street, Downers Grove
Date: 
Sunday, October 20, 2019 - 2:00pm

Mingling Methodists Gathering

Looking for some great fellowship with members of the  church? The Mingling Methodists group is meeting on Saturday, October 26  at 7:00 p.m. at the home of Beverly and Greg Binder. Bring an appetizer or sweet to share and a beverage you enjoy. It's a Halloween theme, but costumes are optional!

New folks are welcome! We would love to meet you! Contact the church office for more details.

Date: 
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 7:00pm

Charge Conference

Our Annual Church Charge Conference will be held Saturday, October 26 at 9:00 a.m. in the sanctuary. All church members are invited to attend as we celebrate our accomplishments from the current year and look forward to our year ahead. Rev. Jeffry Bross, our Aurora District Superintendent, will be presiding. All are invited! 

Location: 
Sanctuary
Date: 
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 10:00am

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