Diane Hires leading the combined DGFUMC choirsIgnite Youth GroupClaire at UPAVIMPastor Greta with the Chorister ChoirGet MessyUPAVIMPastor Jim giving a sermonMision FronterasPastor Greta baptizing a child

Worship Cafés

The Worship Work Area requests your assistance in helping us understand what elements of worship provide you with a meaningful and rich experience. Please join us Sunday, August 20 and Sunday, October 15 for our final Worship Cafés following (abbreviated) worship services. The Cafés are a follow-up to our Worship Survey conducted earlier this summer and are an opportunity to engage in fellowship as we explore ideas around our worship experiences. The simple, guided questions shared in small groups allows each person to express his or her thoughts, and will help us discover together what is most meaningful to each other in the important area of worship.

Responses from the first Café, held July 16, are currently posted in the 2nd floor hallway by the pastors’ offices for all to review.

You are welcome to attend one, two or all of the cafés. We hope to see you there!

Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 8:45am

Wednesday Morning Women's Bible Study

Please join our Wednesday Morning Women's Bible Study at First United Methodist Church as we begin our fall class on Wednesday, August 30. We will be using a guide by N.T. Wright to take a deeper look at the book of John. All women are encouraged to attend this dynamic group. Nothing required… just show up and have an open heart.

The class meets at 9:00 a.m. every Wednesday in room 213. Drop-ins are welcome. Childcare is provided.

Books will be available at the first meeting or in the church office for a suggested donation of $6.

Group is led by Pastor Greta McDonald, Maggie Roth, and Leah Ostwald. Questions? email mthurmanroth@gmail.com.

Room 213
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 9:00am

Wednesday Morning Women's Bible Study

Join us on Wednesday, August 23 at our Wednesday Morning Women's Bible Study as we welcome Jayne Gongol. Jayne has served as the Family Literacy Coordinator for San Diego's St Vincent de Paul Villages, also known as Father Joe's Villages, for 20 years. San Diego is home to the 4th largest homelessness population in the U.S. Father Joe's Villages provide a continuum of care to 1,800 individuals every day including 780 children and over 200 military vets. Father Joes offers a on-stop-shop approach by offering housing assistance, healthcare, food, clothing, education, job training, mental health, addiction treatment, and child development services. Jayne will share what she has learned about homelessness and answer any questions you have. She is the daughter of Carol Lysne.

Room 213
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 9:00am

Preschool Openings

FUMPS Preschool is getting ready for the new school year. Classes start on Tuesday, September 5th. We still have some openings in our afternoon 3's class and a few in our afternoon 4's. Classes are held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 12:10 to 2:10 pm for the 3's and 12:10 to 2:40 pm for the 4's. We are a play-based preschool with themes that change weekly. We start with friends and colors for the 3's and apples and friends for the 4's. Other themes include Fairy Tales, Frogs and Ponds, Community Helpers, Zoo, Caterpillars and Butterflies, and Pets. We have many opportunities for parent and family involvement.

If you are looking for a preschool or know someone who is, please call us at 630.968.7120 ext. 215 or e-mail us at nancy@dgfumc.org. Come Play to Learn!

UMW College Student Outreach

The United Methodist Women would like to stay connected with our college youth whether close to home or far away. To help us show our support for your hard work during the school year, please complete the form below and place it in the offering plate, return it to the church office or email to dgfumc@dgfumc.org with the Subject - College Student Survey.

Hearing Loop System Available on the Main Floor of the Sanctuary

DGFUMC is pleased to provide the Hearing Loop System for use on the main floor of the Sanctuary.

A hearing loop is a wire that circles a room and is connected to a sound system. The loop transmits the sound electromagnetically. The electromagnetic signal is then picked up by the t-coil in a hearing aid or cochlear implant.

Users with a t-coil in their hearing aid can now listen to the service directly through their hearing aids. Please check with your hearing care professional to see if your hearing aid is equipped with a t-coil and properly adjusted. Non-hearing aid users can pick-up a headset to use at the sound board.

To learn more about the Hearing Loop System, please see the flyer below..

Summer Worship Hours

Our Summer Sunday Worship Schedule, with two services, 8:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m., are now in effect until the Sunday after Labor Day. Both services are held in the sanctuary. Please note that on Sunday, June 4, our 8:30 service will be held in the chapel.

Nursery care is provided during each service and Sunday School is held during the 10:00 service.

Youth InTent: Tent Rentals

Youth In TentFor the past fourteen 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. Our Youth InTent program is the largest fundraiser for our youth program and helps fund our Chapel Choir 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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