Recent News

Help Chapel Choir Reach the Beach!

Give Now

The 43rd Annual Chapel Choir Tour will take place June 12-20 with a destination of Myrtle Beach, SC. You are invited to help the choir Reach the Beach by sponsoring a bus seat for $25. You can direct your sponsorship to a particular student or have it applied to the tour fund.

Just click on the "Give Now" button, or make checks payable to DGFUMC and write Bus Seat Sponsorship on the memo line. 

Thank you for your support of this program!

Ash Wednesday

Ash WednesdayAll are invited to start the Lenten season by attending our Ash Wednesday service from 7pm-8pm on March 5. This service will be held in the Sanctuary.

Youth Director JJ Mannschreck will be preaching, and the Connection Choir will be singing.

Adult Youth Volunteer Group

We are putting together a team of volunteers who have a passion for Youth Ministry. We will provide any necessary training - no experience needed. Our Youth Ministry is growing and God's Spirit is moving. Please contact JJ for more information.

DGFUMC Scholarship Winners!

Each year, the DGFUMC community offers scholarships to college students who have been important leaders in the life of our church. This year, ten students in our congregation were awarded a scholarship. Congratulations to the following winners:

Lars Feste Emily Ault
Madeleine Snyder Abigail Uhlar
Michael Schramm Elisabeth Schwartzers
Tess Johnson Tegan Gracey
Anie Salgado Shauna Rowe

Confirmation Prayer Partners

On Sunday, May 19th, twenty-four 8th graders will be confirmed as new members of our church at the 11:00 worship service. As they begin this important step in their journey of faith, the congregation will have the opportunity to support the Confirmands through prayer!  Sign-up in the parlor on Sunday mornings in May to pray specifically for one of our Confirmands. 

DGFUMC Scholarship

Each year, the DGFUMC community offers scholarships to college students who have been important leaders in the life of our church. Beginning May 1st, members of the congregation will have the opportunity to donate to this scholarship. Special offering envelopes will be in the pews on Sunday mornings throughout the entire month of May for individuals seeking to contribute to this important fund. Please consider supporting this church tradition!

Students interested in applying for the scholarship may fill out an application (available below and in the office beginning May 1st) and return it to the office by July 1st. Winners will be announced in early July and be honored at a special worship service in August.

Senior High Mission Trip Stock Sale

This year, July 21st -27th, the high school youth will travel to Hastings, MI for a mission trip. The high school students will spend the week completing home repair projects for members of the community- and they need your help to get there!

Make an “investment” in this wonderful mission by purchasing stock in the trip! Mission Trip Stock will be available for purchase Sunday mornings beginning May 5th for $10 a share. 

Mission Trip to the United Church of Rogers Park

All DGFUMC youth entering 7th-12th grade in the Fall are invited to our local mission trip to the United Church of Rogers Park July 14th-17th. Don't miss out on this wonderful opportunity to serve the Chicago community! Registration for the trip can be found below and is due Sunday, June 9th.

Rescue in the Night - Children's Cantata

Connection, Chorister and Cherub Choirs



The Story of
Daniel in the Lions’ Den

Sunday, May 5 at the 9:30 & 11:00 Worship Services

Please come to worship on Sunday, May 5 to hear our children sing about the story of Daniel in the Lions' Den (with the Cherubs being the ferocious lions!). You are guaranteed to enjoy this lighthearted but faithful performance of the Biblical story of courage and obedience.

Youth Group on Instagram

Chapel Choir Tour BusYou can now follow the tour with photos on Instagram. We have our own page for the DGFUMC Youth Group.

Grant has already uploaded pictures from our first day in Carbondale and our second in Walls, Mississipi, taking in Graceland on the way.


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