Children's Choirs Meeting Fall 2021

Children, from pre-Kindergarteners to 8th grade, are invited to join one of the children's choirs that meet from 4:30 p.m. onwards. 

There will be a Children’s Choir Orientation Meeting in the sanctuary on Wednesday, September 15 at 5:00 p.m. At the meeting you will get a chance to meet the music staff and to find out more information about the expectations and guidelines for this year of choir. We will rehearse masked indoors, but record outdoors mask free. The recording will then be shown during a coming worship service. The Connection choir will have a short rehearsal following the meeting on September 15. The Angel, Cherub, and Chorister Choirs will rehearse for the first time on September 22. 

To register for choir, fill out this Google form

We will rehearse masked indoors, but record outdoors mask free. The recording will then be shown during a coming worship service.

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Typically, on Wednesday evenings, there are programs for the whole family! Children, from pre-Kindergarteners to 8th grade, are invited to join one of the children's choirs that meet from 4:30 p.m. onwards.

Choir Rehearsal Schedule

Choir Ages Rehearsal Time
Angels 3-4 yr olds 4:30 to 5:00 p.m. - Room 16
Cherubs K, 1st & 2nd grade 5:00 to 5:45 p.m. - Chapel Hall
Choristers 3rd, 4th & 5th grade 5:00 to 5:45 p.m. - Fellowship Hall
Connection 6th, 7th & 8th grade 5:45 to 6:30 p.m. - Fellowship Hall

Registration and first choir rehearsal will be on September 11. You can join choir at any time! Just come to the rehearsal and sign up. There is a registration fee of $10 due when you register.

Family Dinner - CANCELLED

This Fall, due to the current situation with Covid-19 and the Delta Variant there will be no family dinners this fall. Hopefully, the vaccine will be available for children early next year so that we can resume our family dinners. Watch the Friday emails for updates.

CANCELLED THIS FALL: There will be a catered dinner in the Gym from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. for families and individuals at the church. Dinner tickets are available on a subscription basis only. There will be two meal subscriptions this year in the fall and spring. All families must register for an entire subscription period. Children 3 and under eat free.

Dinner will be self-serve, and you will be asked to work on a team to clean up.

To sign up, print out the Meal Subscription Form below and turn it into the church office in person or by mail (First UMC, 1032 Maple Avenue, Downers Grove, IL 60515) along with payment by or on September 11. You may also drop it off on Sunday, september 8 before or after the service or email John Smoke at john@dgfumc.org to reserve a spot. 

Note: Schedule is subject to change. If you purchase a Meal Subscription, no refunds will be available for meals you are unable to attend.

Fall Meals - CANCELLED FALL 2021

  • September  - December 
  • 13 meals: $100/adult; $70/child (ages 4-10)
September 11 Pizza 
September 18 Hot Dog/Italian Sausage
September 25 Don's Home Cookin
October 9 Guatemala Connection Meal
October 16 Pizza
October 23 Don's Home Cookin
October 30 Hot Dog/Italian Sausage
November 6 Sub Sandwiches
November 13 Chicken
November 20 Don's Home Cookin
December 4 Sub Sandwiches
December 11 Sub Sandwiches
December 18 Don's Home Cookin


 

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