Week of December 9, 2018

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8:15 am
Worship Service
8:15am

Worship Service

Preacher: 
Pastor Claude
Preparing for God
Scripture: 
Luke 3:1–6
Music: 

Ryan Sanhamel, solo

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
Service of Holy Communion
9:30am

Service of Holy Communion

Preacher: 
Pastor Claude
Preparing for God
Scripture: 
Luke 3:1–6
Music: 

Chapel Choir
Chancel Ringers
Chris Dortwegt, flute; Amy Vogt, oboe; Meghan Lyda, cello

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. All children from Kindergarten through 6th grade start in the Sanctuary for worship. After the Moment for Children, 1st-6th graders may go with Pastor John to Sunday School. 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
Service of Holy Communion
11:00am

Service of Holy Communion

Preacher: 
Pastor Claude
Preparing for God
Scripture: 
Luke 3:1–6
Music: 

Chancel Choir
Chancel Ringers
Chris Dortwegt, flute; Amy Vogt, oboe; Meghan Lyda, cello

This service of hymns, prayers, scripture readings and a sermon is held in the Sanctuary, with music performed by the Chancel Choir. All children from Kindergarten through 6th grade start in the Sanctuary for worship. After the Moment for Children, children may return to their families for worship or go with Pastor John to Sunday School. 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
Messy Church
11:00am

Messy Church

Messy Church is a new kind of service on the second Sunday of the month for parents and children to share. There will be a time to make crafts as a family, a short (and lively) time of gathering, and a family friendly lunch. This time will be about building community along with thinking about that greater power that is creator and love of all. It takes place in the church gym. Please register in advance so that we can prepare food and supplies.

 
11:15 am
Membership Exploration Class

Membership Exploration Class

Interested in becoming a member or just curious about who we are? Learn more about Downers Grove First United Methodist Church in a casual setting at our Membership Exploration Class. Join us to get acquainted with our pastors, ask questions, and meet new people.

Location: 
Room 202
Date: 
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 11:15am
Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 11:15am
Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 11:15am
Sunday, December 9, 2018 - 11:15am
Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 11:15am
Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 11:15am
Sunday, March 10, 2019 - 11:15am
Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 11:15am
Sunday, May 12, 2019 - 11:15am
Sunday, June 9, 2019 - 11:15am
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6:30 pm
Annual UMW Christmas Tea

Annual UMW Christmas Tea

We continue to encourage all women of our church to be a part of the UMW by either participating in one of the Circles that meet monthly or participating as a “general member." Plan to join us in fellowship at our annual Christmas Tea. This year the meeting and program will be in the evening to enable many of our working women to attend. Hosted by the Sarah and Rachel Circles, the tea will feature a tasty buffet of fruit, cheese & crackers, and cookies and will include a brief meeting to install our officers for 2019 followed by a holiday program of delightful music by the Downers Grove South Chamber Singers and Treble Ensemble.

Truly a great evening is in store for us so make plans to attend. If you are in need of a ride that evening, please contact either Shelly Davenport at 630.512.0370 or our Outreach Coordinator, Wendy Nystrom, at 630.330.0581 or your circle coordinator and a ride will be arranged for you. Come get in the holiday spirit and share in the fellowship with other women in our church.

 

Location: 
Fellowship Hall
Date: 
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 6:30pm
 
6:30 pm
UMW Christmas Tea

UMW Christmas Tea

Date: 
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 6:30pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
9:00 am
Wednesday Morning Women's Advent Book Study

Wednesday Morning Women's Advent Book Study

The Wednesday Women’s Bible Study group will begin an Advent book on Wednesday, December 5, titled The Women of Christmas by Liz Curtis Higgs. All women are welcome to join us each Wednesday in Advent at 9:00 a.m. in Room 213.

Books are available at the first meeting or in the church office for $11. The study will be facilitated by Pastor Anna Voinovich and Maggie Roth. Childcare is provided. Drop-ins are always welcome. Email Maggie Roth at mthurmanroth@gmail.com with any questions.

Date: 
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 9:00am
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:00am
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 9:00am
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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