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

Together @ 10 Worship Service/Choir Dedication Sunday/Pancake Breakfast

Join us this Sunday, October 26, for a special service where the 9:30 and 11:00 services will be combined into ONE service at 10:00 a.m. This is a great time to make new friends, re-connect with old friends and bring guests to visit our church. This Sunday is also our Choir Dedication Sunday. Each choir (bells, too!) will be presenting special music for the congregation.

Stop by the gym before or after the 10:00 service to continue in fellowship and enjoy a Pancake Breakfast served by the youth.

Please note the 8:15 a.m. service will still be held in Chapel Hall.

Thursdays in October Book Discussion Group

Listen - Praying in a Noisy World
Book Discussion Group
Thursdays Beginning October 2

Pastor Greta invites you to join her Thursday mornings this October from 11:00 -11:45 a.m. or Thursday evenings from 6:30 - 7:15 p.m. to reflect on the insights in the book Listen - Praying in a Noisy World. This book by retired Bishop Rueben Job discusses how to weave prayer more naturally into your life. The group will meet October 2, 9, 16 and 23 in the parlor.

Winter Blessing Bags Assembly and Dinner

Care Package AssemblyUnsure how to help when you see homeless individuals at traffic lights or at the train station? Our congregation will be making winter blessing bags on Wednesday, October 22, in the gym. The bags may be kept in cars and handed to people at intersections.

Dinner will be served at 6:00 p.m. and bag assembly will begin at 6:30 p.m. All ages welcome! No cost! Join us as we enjoy a time of fellowship and assemble Ziploc bags full of helpful items. 

The following items are needed to fill the bags:

  • Travel size lotions, individual packets of peanut butter or cheese crackers.

Items may be dropped off in the church office or at the purchase with a purpose table.

Comfort in Company

The art of portraying perspective is a difficult one, especially for me. But I’ll give it a go. First and foremost, I will attempt to portray my sincere thanks for you—the DGFUMC congregation—and your support. Financing my plane ticket to Guatemala City is a generosity that I, as a college student, have immense gratitude. Even more importantly, I want to thank you all for your prayers and kind words. It was so special and uplifting to hear that I have been in your hearts and minds this summer. There were brief moments while I was in La Esperanza and I felt either unimportant or discouraged or alone that were pacified with kind words that were passed along by my mother. It is amazing how a mere awareness that there is even just one person (let alone an entire network of people) thinking about you can soothe the heart and ease the mind. For me, solidarity is its own form of bliss, particularly while living in a slum of Guatemala. And for this piece of peace, I sincerely thank you all from the bottom of my heart.

8:15 a.m. Worship Service in Chapel Hall

Due to required repairs to our building's elevator system, the Sunday 8:15 a.m. worship service will be held in Chapel Hall for the foreseeable future. For those with limited mobility, a barrier-free entry to Chapel Hall is located on the east side of the building, adjacent to the State Farm office.

The 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. services will be held in the Sanctuary. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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