Upcoming Events

The cooking team of Don Safford, Bill Chalberg, Susan Newman, and Ken Drogemuller will be back for a Home Cookin' meal. All are invited to join us for this special family meal between 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. This meal is always awesome and the fellowship is fantastic!

Cost is only $6 a meal...the great fellowship is free! Please register by emailing John Smoke at john@dgfumc.org. You may pay that day.

Date:
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Location:
Gym

The Hanging of the Greens 2019

Come along and join us for an evening of sparkling handbell music as we anticipate the delight of Christmas.

Featuring the Chancel and Westminster Ringers
Pattie Barnes, director

O Come, All Ye Faithful, Joyful and Triumphant . . .
The Angel Gabriel from Heaven Came
Angels We Have Heard on High
Riu Riu Chiu
The Twelve Days of Christmas
A Holly Jolly Christmas
We Need a Little Christmas!

A bit of Nutcracker frolic!
“Willie, bring your little drum, Robin bring your fife and come!”

Tickets are only $8 each in advance;$10 at the door.

Tickets available for purchase in the church office.

Child care is provided.

Call Pattie Barnes 630.726.9215 or email at pattiebarnes@gmail.com.

Date:
Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 7:00pm
Location:
Sanctuary

Our Confirmation Preparatory Program for 7th & 8th Grade students meets on Sundays and includes classes, modern worship services, local service projects, and fellowship events. 

CLASSES

8th Grade Class meets from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. 
7th & 8th Grade Classes meet for a Fellowship Snack/Dinner from    5:00 - 5:30 p.m. 
7th Grade Class meets from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. 

Classes will meet on the following dates: 

Sundays, November 17 and 24  
Sunday, December 1 
Sundays, January 12 and 26 
Sundays, February 2, 9, 16, and 23 
Sundays, March 1, 8, 15, and 22 

MODERN WORSHIP SERVICES

January 19 from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. For all 7th and 8th grade Confirmation students. 

Spaghetti dinner with mentors follows from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

ASH WEDNESDAY WORSHIP SERVICE

February 26 - For all 7th and 8th grade Confirmation students. 

7:00 p.m. (Confirmation class needs to arrive by 6:30 p.m.)

PADS SERVICE DAYS

December 3; January 7; February 4; March 3 
Meet at Church at 4:30 p.m.

CONFIRMATION

Confirmation Sunday: April 19 at 10:00 a.m. 
Confirmation Practice is Wednesday, April 15 at 6:00 p.m. (8th Grade Class only)

 

Please contact Deacon Wesley Door at wesley@dgfumc.org for more information.

Date:
Sunday, November 24, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:30pm
Location:
Gym, Open Door Youth Center, Room 215, Room 218

Join us for learning and spiritual growth as we enter this Advent season.

What does it mean to be a disciple? How are people of faith called to live out their beliefs beyond Sunday morning worship? Join us for a four-week Bible study on Discipleship in the Gospel of Luke beginning November 25. Leading this Bible study is part of Pastor Anna's ordination process and she'd be grateful for your participation!

The series will be held on Mondays from November 25 – December 16 at 7:00 p.m. in Room 218.

Date:
Monday, November 25, 2019 - 7:00pm
Location:
Room 218

"Give Thanks to God for All Things"

You are invited to share in an Ecumenical Thanksgiving Eve Worship Service Tuesday, November 26. The service will be held at St. Luke's Presybetrian Church, 5235 Fairview Ave., Downers Grove. A social will follow the worship service.

Date:
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 7:30pm
Location:
St. Luke's Presbyterian Church, 5235 Fairview Avenue, Downers Grove

Our Confirmation Preparatory Program for 7th & 8th Grade students meets on Sundays and includes classes, modern worship services, local service projects, and fellowship events. 

CLASSES

8th Grade Class meets from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. 
7th & 8th Grade Classes meet for a Fellowship Snack/Dinner from    5:00 - 5:30 p.m. 
7th Grade Class meets from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. 

Classes will meet on the following dates: 

Sundays, November 17 and 24  
Sunday, December 1 
Sundays, January 12 and 26 
Sundays, February 2, 9, 16, and 23 
Sundays, March 1, 8, 15, and 22 

MODERN WORSHIP SERVICES

January 19 from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. For all 7th and 8th grade Confirmation students. 

Spaghetti dinner with mentors follows from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

ASH WEDNESDAY WORSHIP SERVICE

February 26 - For all 7th and 8th grade Confirmation students. 

7:00 p.m. (Confirmation class needs to arrive by 6:30 p.m.)

PADS SERVICE DAYS

December 3; January 7; February 4; March 3 
Meet at Church at 4:30 p.m.

CONFIRMATION

Confirmation Sunday: April 19 at 10:00 a.m. 
Confirmation Practice is Wednesday, April 15 at 6:00 p.m. (8th Grade Class only)

 

Please contact Deacon Wesley Door at wesley@dgfumc.org for more information.

Date:
Sunday, December 1, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:30pm
Location:
Gym, Open Door Youth Center, Room 215, Room 218

Join us for learning and spiritual growth as we enter this Advent season.

What does it mean to be a disciple? How are people of faith called to live out their beliefs beyond Sunday morning worship? Join us for a four-week Bible study on Discipleship in the Gospel of Luke beginning November 25. Leading this Bible study is part of Pastor Anna's ordination process and she'd be grateful for your participation!

The series will be held on Mondays from November 25 – December 16 at 7:00 p.m. in Room 218.

Date:
Monday, December 2, 2019 - 7:00pm
Location:
Room 218

Messy Church is a new kind of service on the second Sunday of the month for parents and children to share. There will be a time to make crafts as a family, a short (and lively) time of gathering, and a family friendly lunch. This time will be about building community along with thinking about that greater power that is creator and love of all. It takes place in the church gym. Please register in advance so that we can prepare food and supplies.

Date:
Sunday, December 8, 2019 - 11:00am

Join us for learning and spiritual growth as we enter this Advent season.

What does it mean to be a disciple? How are people of faith called to live out their beliefs beyond Sunday morning worship? Join us for a four-week Bible study on Discipleship in the Gospel of Luke beginning November 25. Leading this Bible study is part of Pastor Anna's ordination process and she'd be grateful for your participation!

The series will be held on Mondays from November 25 – December 16 at 7:00 p.m. in Room 218.

Date:
Monday, December 9, 2019 - 7:00pm
Location:
Room 218

Lunch Bunch is a group of senior adults that meets monthly for a luncheon of good food and fellowship! All senior adults are welcome to join.

This November, the group will be visiting the Bohemian Crystal Restaurant, 639 Blackhawk Drive, Westmont.

To register visit the Lunch Bunch table on Sunday in the parlor or call Bonnie Lehmann at 630.308.2259 to register and to organize a ride if needed.

Date:
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 11:30am
Location:
Bohemian Crystal Restaurant, 639 Blackhawk Drive, Westmont

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