Family Fellowship

On Wednesday evenings, there are programs for the whole family! Children, from pre-Kindergarteners to 8th grade, are invited to join one of the children's choirs that meet from 4:30pm onwards. During this time, there will be Family Dinners served in the Gym from 5:00pm until 6:30pm.

Choir Rehearsal Schedule

Choir Ages Rehearsal Time
Angels 3-5 yr olds 4:30 to 5:30pm - Room 16
Cherubs K, 1st & 2nd Grade 5:00 to 5:45pm - Chapel Hall
Choristers 3rd, 4th & 5th Grade 5:00 to 5:45pm - Fellowship Hall
Connection 6th, 7th & 8th Grade 5:45 to 6:30pm - Fellowship Hall

Registration and first choir rehearsal was on September 10th. You can join choir at any time! Just come to the rehearsal and sign up. There is a registration fee of $10 due when you register.

Family Dinner

There will be a catered dinner in the Gym from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. for families and individuals at the church. Dinner tickets are available on a subscription basis only. There will be two meal subscriptions this year in the fall and spring. All families must register for an entire subscription period. Children 3 and under eat free.

Dinner will be self-serve, and you will be asked to work on a team to clean up.

To sign up, print out the Meal Subscription Form below and turn it into the church office in person or by mail (First UMC, 1032 Maple Avenue, Downers Grove, IL 60515) along with payment by or on January 6. You may also drop it off on Sunday, January 6 before or after the service or email John Smoke at to reserve a spot. 

Note: Schedule is subject to change. If you purchase a Meal Subscription, no refunds will be available for meals you are unable to attend.

Fall Meals

  • January 9 - April 24
  • 14 meals: $90/adult; $70/child (ages 4-10)
January 9 Hot Dog/Italian Sausage
January 16 Pizza
January 23 Don's Home Cooking
January 30 Fried Chicken
February 6 Pasta
February 13 Sub Sandwiches
February 27 Don's Home Cooking
March 6 Pizza
March 13 Fried Chicken
March 20 Box Lunch
April 3 Don's Home Cooking
April 10 Box Lunch
April 17 Box Lunch
April 24 Box Lunch


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