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Next Steps. . . UMC and Me Class

Our pastoral team will be leading classes for the next five  weeks (March 11 - April 8) to explore our future as a congregation and as a congregation within the United Methodist Church. Join us as we recap what happened at General Conference, potential options for the future, and how we move forward on a global, national, and community-wide level.

All are welcome to attend. Join us for one week or all beginning on Monday, March 11 in Room 213.

Location: 
Room 213
Date: 
Monday, March 11, 2019 - 7:00pm

Results of UMC General Conference

All church members are invited to continue to pray for the UMC moving forward in regards to the inclusion of the LGBTQ community. The Special General Conference held in St. Louis, MO voted for the Traditional plan and the future of the organization of the United Methodist Church is uncertain. The resulting decisions could affect the United Methodist Church in profound ways and the Special General Conference outcomes will be determined in the days to come. In the meantime, please view the following websites for more information: 

Join the Bucket Brigade!

It’s time to fill a spring cleaning bucket! Please pick up an empty bucket in the parlor on Sunday, March 3, 10, or 17 and fill it with cleaning supplies for families served by the People’s Resource Center, Sharing Connections, and Bridge Communities.

  • Bucket pick-up Sundays, March 3, 10, or 17
  • Bucket drop-off Sundays, March 24 or 31

A list of suggested supplies is included in the bucket including an option for "green cleaner." Return the filled buckets to the parlor on Sunday, March 24 or 31 and MJC will coordinate delivery.

Thank you for your support!

DGFUMC Summer Camp 2019 - Peace Works

Peace is a prayer for some and a life’s work for others. It’s a blessing we share with others and a longing within each of our hearts. Scripture is filled with the stories of peace and justice and camp is the perfect place to share them. Peace isn’t always easy, but it’s always worth the effort, because we know that peace works! Peace Works, our summer camp curriculum resource from InsideOut, offers a fun, enriching, spiritual, and biblically-based camp experience.

DGFUMC is offering this summer camp experience for children and youth from 2nd to 9th grade at the Wesley Woods Conference and Retreat Center in Williams Bay, WI from June 24-28. The grade listed is the grade the student will be entering in the fall of 2019.

Camp lasts only one week - but what campers take home can last a lifetime.

Registration for Summer Camp begins March 1 for DGFUMC members and April 1 for non-members.

Registration deadline: June 1.

A $50 deposit is due at the time of registration with payment in full due by June 24.

Space is limited, so register early!

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

Location: 
Wesley Woods Retreat and Conference Center
Date: 
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 9:00am

Wednesday Women's Bible Study

The Wednesday Women's Bible Study will be reading Short Stories by Jesus:  The Enigmatic Parables of a Controversial Rabbi by Amy Jill-Levine this winter. This is an exploration of the historical background and spiritual meaning of Jesus' parables by one of the foremost Jewish biblical scholars, who visited our church to give a series of lectures in 2009.

The group is facilitated by Pastor Anna, Maggie Roth, and Leah Ostwald. Books are available at the meeting. Can't make it every week? Drop-ins are welcome. Childcare is provided. Cost of the book is $14 and copies are available in the church office or at the Wednesday meeting.

Date: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:00am

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