Easter Services Diane Hires leading the combined DGFUMC choirsGet MessyIgnite Youth GroupPastor Greta with the Chorister ChoirUPAVIMPastor Jim giving a sermonMision FronterasPastor Greta baptizing a child

4th Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 4
9:00 a.m.

All children ages 3-12 are invited to hop on over to hunt for eggs inside DGFUMC! Bring the entire family and a friend or two and enjoy refreshments and fellowship following the hunt. The fun begins at 9:00 a.m. so don't be late!

Good Friday Service

7:30 p.m.

Then Jesus gave a loud cry and breathed his last. Mark 15:37

During this solemn Tenebrae Service, the Chancel Choir sings reflective, somber anthems, the lights dim and candles are extinguished as the last words of Christ are read and His death is imminent. The service ends in silence and darkness.

Maundy Thursday Communion Services

12:00 and 7:00 p.m.

This is my body, which is given for you. Luke 22:19

At these Maundy Thursday communion services we will commemorate the Last Supper when Jesus shared the Passover meal with his disciples on the night before he was crucified.

Church Office Closed Friday, April 3

In observance of Good Friday, the church office will be closed Friday, April 3. If you need assistance during this time, please contact Pastor Jim at 630.788.3310.

2015 Easter Offering - Gifts of Hope and Healing

Dear Church Family,

As we anticipate trees quietly beginning to blossom and flowers stretching towards the emerging sun, we are reminded that Easter will soon be here. On Sunday, April 5, we will worship with full hearts, proclaiming to the world that “Christ is alive!”

Easter is a wondrous celebration of Christ’s Resurrection and the promise of eternal life. And it is a time to remember that Jesus came to heal and provide hope to all. Each year we invite our congregation to help carry out this mission of hope and healing by participating in our Special Easter Offering.

This annual offering helps fund the outreach of our congregation’s Missions, Justice & Community Work Area, which takes seriously its role as stewards of your generosity and compassion.  This year we are asking that you consider enhancing your Easter giving so that, as a church body, DGFUMC can increase its outreach in a more impactful way. The resources gathered on Easter Sunday will make a critical difference in the lives of individuals in DuPage County, as well as in national and international missions programs.

DGFUMC Summer Camp 2015 - Power Up!

Power UpPower Up! Living in the Spirit is not just learning about, but more learning how — how to live as a follower of Jesus Christ powered up by the Holy Spirit! This church camp curriculum offers a wonder-filled opportunity for campers:

  • To experience Christian community and discover its source—the Holy Spirit!
  • To claim the gift of a new spirit within and to bear fruit as they choose living in the Spirit for themselves!
  • To realize they are never alone—Jesus’ gift of the Spirit is always with them!
  • To live with grace and forgiveness, unity and courage, joy and peace—powered up by the Holy Spirit!

DGFUMC is offering this summer camp experience for children and youth from 2nd to 9th grade at the Wesley Woods Conference Center, Williams Bay, WI from June 22 to June 26. The grade listed is the grade the student will be entering in the fall of 2015.

Registration for Summer Camp begins March 1 for DGFUMC members and April 1 for non-members. A $50 deposit is due at the time of registration with payment in full due by June 16. Space is limited, so register now!

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

2015 Adult Mission Scholarship

Ever think about taking a mission trip somewhere?  Giving your time and energy to others in a new meaningful way?  The Missions, Justice and Community Work Area is offering its Third Annual Adult Mission Scholarship, matching up to $1,000 in mission-related expenses, to a member of our church who wants to embark on a Christian mission trip in the coming year.  Guidelines are specified on the application form below.  Applications are due to jeankrusinski@aol.com by April 1, 2015.

Youth InTent: Tent Rentals

Youth In TentFor the past thirteen years, our Youth InTent program has served our church and community by renting out tents, tables and chairs for graduation, birthday, anniversary and other summer celebrations, as well as neighborhood block parties, weddings and wedding receptions.

DGFUMC youth take care of delivery, set-up and take-down. In return they receive credit toward mission and choir trips.

Our prices are competitive with commercial vendors and benefit a wonderful program. Without revenue from Heritage Fest parking, our Youth InTent program is the largest fundraiser for our youth program. Help Chapel Choir fund its annual choir tour.

For prices and information please see the Youth InTent Reservation Contract at the link below.  Feel free to contact Don Dunham with any questions.

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