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

Chancel Choir Spring Cantata - Gospel Mass

Sunday, April 19
9:30 and 11:00 a.m. Worship Services

Gospel Mass, a highly acclaimed piece written by midwestern composer Robert Ray and performed throughout the U.S. and abroad, will feature the Chancel Choir, a three piece combo, and guest soloists Jasondra Johnson and James Earl Jones II. Both Jasondra and James Earl have grown up with gospel and are well known today in the Chicago music theatre scene. Plan to join us as we expand our culture in a joyous Gospel celebration!

UMW Bake Sale

Sunday, April 19
9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Parlor

UMW will be hosting a bake sale in the Parlor following all church services. Please mark your calendar and plan to purchase some tasty baked goods that Sunday morning.

Friday Night at the Movies

Friday, April 17

7:30 p.m.
Safford Home

Youth Pastor Howie Snyder presents Brother Sun, Sister Moon, an engaging biopic of the life of St. Francis of Assisi and St. Clare, founder of the Poor Clares order of nuns. Most of us picture Francis as a gentle soul, surrounded by Disney-like animals in a pastoral setting, however, life did not start out that way for the former Francesco Bernardone. Spoiled son of a wealthy textile merchant, Francesco's journey into faith and transition to the life of a beloved saint is a compelling and inspirational story.

Please sign-up in the church office via phone or email dgfumc@dgfumc.org if you wish to attend, as attendance is limited to 20 people. Refreshments will be served, a $2 donation is suggested.

UMW Aurora District Spring Meeting

Saturday, April 25
8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Join us as the DGFUMC UMW host the UMW Aurora District Spring Meeting.
The keynote speaker is Rev. Young-Mee Park, the District Superintendent of the Northern Illinois Conference of the United Methodist Church. She is the pastor at First United Methodist Church of Oak Park and a graduate of Garret-Evangelical Theological Seminary. She comes to us with rave reviews of her program How Is It with Your Soul? All women in the church are welcome to attend. 

Registration forms and details are available in the church office and in the Welcome Kiosk. The registration fee is $5.00. Please make checks payable to Aurora District UMW. Registration forms are due by April 20 to Elizabeth Breese. Any questions, please contact Elizabeth at 630.927.4381 or email at eab0306@yahoo.com.

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.

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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