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Rescue in the Night - Children's Cantata

Connection, Chorister and Cherub Choirs



The Story of
Daniel in the Lions’ Den

Sunday, May 5 at the 9:30 & 11:00 Worship Services

Please come to worship on Sunday, May 5 to hear our children sing about the story of Daniel in the Lions' Den (with the Cherubs being the ferocious lions!). You are guaranteed to enjoy this lighthearted but faithful performance of the Biblical story of courage and obedience.

Youth Group on Instagram

Chapel Choir Tour BusYou can now follow the tour with photos on Instagram. We have our own page for the DGFUMC Youth Group.

Grant has already uploaded pictures from our first day in Carbondale and our second in Walls, Mississipi, taking in Graceland on the way.

Chapel Choir Tour Updates

Day 1 on the busThe 42nd Annual Chapel Choir Tour is on its way to New Orleans. The best way to keep updated with their progress is to "like" the DGFUMC Youth Facebook Page where their tweets and blogs will be cross-posted. Make sure to hover over the 'Liked' button and click 'Add to News Feed'" to make sure you see any new posts.

They have already reached their first stop in Carbondale, where they perform this evening.

Church Camp Counselor Applications

Below are the Church Camp Counselor applications for the 2013 Camp season! Please complete the application and turn it in to the church office.

Thank You for Supporting the Youth Program!

Thanks to everyone who came out to bd's Mongolian Grill last night to support the youth!!  A special thank you to our guest grillers: Don Safford, Bill Chalberg, Jim McDonald, Bruce Ritter, Bobbi Mielcarski and Maria Lippert!

Sponsor a Bus Seat

Help the Chapel Choir get to New Orleans this Spring Break by sponsoring a bus seat for $25. You can direct your sponsorship to a particular student or have it applied to the tour fund.

Sponsor forms are available in the church office, from Chapel Choir members, or in a printable form below.

Chapel Choir Tour 2013 - Information and Forms

Below you will find all of the informational handouts and forms for the 2013 Chapel Choir Tour to New Orleans, LA.

Sonshine Choir Visits FUMC!

We had the priviledge of hosting the Sonshine Choir from Brentwood (TN) UMC as they performed a wonderful concert on July 14 followed by beautiful anthems at our worship services the next day. They provided a real gift through their music and spirit and our congregation provided them a gift through our generosity of food, lodging, and attendance. The 100 youth were housed by 34 incredible families. Please enjoy some of the pictures from their visit!

Sonshine Choir Housing Needs

Many people have already generously offered to help accommodate students from the 100-strong Sonshine Choir from Brentwood United Methodist Church, TN, who are giving a concert at DGFUMC on July 14. However, we still need a few more families willing to host two or more students on Saturday night after the concert. If you are able to do so, please contact Don Dunham as soon as possible. Thank you!

DGFUMC Scholarship Fund

We know that this is the time of year when everyorganization is asking for donations. Well the DGFUMC college scholarship fund is doing the same thing. What is the scholarship fund and who is helped by it? Three separate funds were started over 20 years ago and those gifts have now been used up, however we continue to want to help college students. In August, we present small gifts to 4 students who have been active in ministries of DGFUMC. If each family would give $5 in honor of each of their children now and $5 on that child’s birthday, we would have thousands of dollars to give out each year. Please consider giving to this fund.

If you would like to apply for a scholarship, please fill out the form below and return it to the church office by July 1.


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