175th Anniversary Celebrations

Log school in Downers GroveOur church was founded in 1836, when Revd Stephen Beggs added Downers Grove to his circuit, only four years after the settlement was first established by Pierce Downer. Throughout 2011, we will be celebrating our heritage as the first organized church in Downers Grove. You can read about some of the key milestones in our history here.

The following events will form a part of our celebrations this year:

January

  • Distribution of the pictorial directory
  • Hymn of the Month in Worship
  • Monthly display in parlor

February

  • Potluck and old fashion hymn sing on February 27th at 4pm.
  • Hymn of the Month in Worship
  • Monthly display in parlor

March

  • Display of the baby quilts and lap quilts being made for charity
  • Hymn of the Month in Worship
  • Monthly display in parlor 

April

  • Bishop Jung bringing the Easter message on Sunday, April at 8:15, 9:30 and 11AM
  • Hymn of the Month in Worship
  • Monthly display in parlor

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