Week of February 18, 2018

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30 Hour Famine

30 Hour Famine

Help Save Kid’s Lives! Ignite Students (grades 7th-12th) go 30 Hours without eating in order to raise money for children malnourished and/or dying of hunger in Third World Countries. Students must raise at least $35 to participate in the 30 Hour Famine. That is just over $1.17 per hour of the fast and is the amount of money that will feed a child for a month. Students start the Famine on their own by stopping eating anything but juice and water on Friday at 7AM. They then meet at the church for a Lock-in at 7pm on Friday. We will go without food until 1PM, Saturday, when we will break the fast with a Pot-Luck meal provided by the parents. During our time together, we will talk about hunger, worship, play games, juice breaks, and have fun being hungry together! For more information, call Howie at the church @ (630) 968-7120, ext. 203.

If your son/daughter is not physically capable of fasting for 30 hours, he or she can still participate in a modified fast. Please contact Howie if you would like to discuss this option.

Please see the registration form below for more information.

Fundraising Packets have arrived – pick up yours! You can also set-up an online account and start seeking support online. Go to https://youth.worldvision.org/team/DGFUMCIgnite to join our team: DGFUMC Ignite.

Location: 
Open Door Youth Center
Date: 
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 7:00pm to Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 2:00pm
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8:15 am
Service of Holy Communion
8:15am

Service of Holy Communion

Preacher: 
Pastor Greta
The Gift of Change
Scripture: 
Mark 1:9-15

This service, which is in the intimate setting of the Heartt Memorial Chapel, consists of hymns, prayers, scripture readings, and a sermon. There is no Sunday School during this service.

 
 
9:30 am
Worship Service
9:30am

Worship Service

Preacher: 
Pastor Greta
The Gift of Change
Scripture: 
Mark 1:9-15
Music: 

Chapel Choir
Chancel Ringers
Amy Vogt, oboe; Julie Spring, flute
Kurt Meyer, clarinet; Cassie Gallagher, horn

This service of hymns, prayers, scripture readings and a sermon is held in the Sanctuary, with music of a more contemporary flavor performed by the high school Chapel Choir and the Chancel Ringers. All children from Kindergarten through 6th grade start in the Sanctuary for worship and follow Pastor Smoke to Sunday School after the Moment for Children. All 1st-3rd graders need to be signed-in on the sheets located just outside the Sanctuary. Children may be picked up in rooms 212-218 following the service.

 
 
 
11:00 am
Worship Service
11:00am

Worship Service

Preacher: 
Pastor Greta
The Gift of Change
Scripture: 
Mark 1:9-15
Music: 

Chancel Choir
Chancel Ringers
Amy Vogt, oboe; Julie Spring, flute
Kurt Meyer, clarinet; Cassie Gallagher, horn

This service of hymns, prayers, scripture readings and a sermon is held in the Sanctuary, with special music performed by the Chancel Choir and the Chancel Ringers. All children from Kindergarten through 6th grade start in the Sanctuary for worship until the Moment for Children. Afterwards, children may return to their families for worship or go with Pastor John to Sunday school. Preschool and Kindergarten students will meet in room 114. 1st through 6th grade will return to the sanctuary during the final hymn.

 
 
12:15 pm
"Watts of Love" Lunch Talk

"Watts of Love" Lunch Talk

The Mission, Justice and Community Work Area invites you to come hear church member Maggie Roth share her experience of traveling to Haiti with Watts of Love! More than one billion people in the world live without any electricity. Families in extreme poverty around the world are forced to depend on kerosene to light their lamps at night. As well as being a major household expense, kerosene is toxic and flammable, causing many injuries from burns and health issues from toxic soot. 

Watts of Love has, as its central mission, the goal of bringing safe light to families in the developing world. Starting with its first project in the Philippines in 2013, this organization has sought to free communities around the world from the harm caused by kerosene and help sustain them economically by enabling work outside daylight hours. 

Maggie Roth has been working with Watts of Love for the past year and traveled with a team to the Central Plateau region of Haiti from January 2 to 9 this year, to deliver safe lighting to impoverished communities. Please come and hear her story and view photos as she relates her experiences on that trip.

Lunch will be provided by MJC. Please sign up below or contact Sheila in the church office if you plan to come, so that we can estimate numbers.

Location: 
Fellowship Hall
Date: 
Sunday, February 18, 2018 - 12:15pm

Signups closed for this Event

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6:00 pm
Ignite Youth Group

Ignite Youth Group

 

Ignite Youth Group meets at 6-8pm in the Open Door Youth Center with snacks at 6:30pm.

Ignite is for youth in grades 7-12

Please contact Howie Snyder, Director of Youth Ministries for more information.

Location: 
Open Door Youth Center
Date: 
Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 6:00pm
Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 6:00pm
Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 6:00pm
Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 6:00pm
Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 6:00pm
Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 6:00pm
Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 6:00pm
Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 6:00pm
Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 6:00pm
Sunday, January 14, 2018 - 6:00pm
Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 6:00pm
Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 6:00pm
Sunday, February 18, 2018 - 6:00pm
Sunday, March 4, 2018 - 6:00pm
Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 6:00pm
Sunday, March 18, 2018 - 6:00pm
Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 6:00pm
Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 6:00pm
Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 6:00pm
Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 6:00pm
Sunday, May 6, 2018 - 6:00pm
Sunday, May 13, 2018 - 6:00pm
Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 6:00pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
9:00 am
Wednesday Morning Women’s Bible Study

Wednesday Morning Women’s Bible Study

The Women’s Bible Study meets every Wednesday morning for a lively discussion with the aim of connecting biblical texts to their daily lives. They are now holding a 8-week session on the Book of Acts, using the study guide by Craig Keener.

Books are available for purchase for $9 in the office or during the class.

Drop-ins are welcome. All women are invited to attend!

Childcare is available upon request.

Location: 
Room 213
Date: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 9:00am
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 9:00am
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 9:00am
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:00am
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 9:00am
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 9:00am
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 9:00am
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 9:00am
 
 
 
11:00 am
Adult Bible Study - Luke's Gospel

Adult Bible Study - Luke's Gospel

Pastor Jim will lead this group as they begin reading through the Gospel of Luke. At each class, a selection from Luke will be read and then discussion will take place to compare and contrast how life today is different from life described in the passage. Participants will explore ways that the passage might still speak to them, given the historical distance from the text.

All you need to bring is your Bible!

Date: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 11:00am
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 11:00am
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 11:00am
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 11:00am
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 11:00am
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 11:00am
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 11:00am
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 6:30pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6:30 pm
Adult Bible Study - Luke's Gospel

Adult Bible Study - Luke's Gospel

Pastor Jim will lead this group as they begin reading through the Gospel of Luke. At each class, a selection from Luke will be read and then discussion will take place to compare and contrast how life today is different from life described in the passage. Participants will explore ways that the passage might still speak to them, given the historical distance from the text.

All you need to bring is your Bible!

Date: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 11:00am
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 11:00am
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 11:00am
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 11:00am
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 11:00am
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 11:00am
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 11:00am
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 6:30pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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