Pastor's Word

Everyone who has ears

  Everyone who has ears should pay attention.   Matthew 13:9 Recently, I was at an extended care facility to visit a parishioner.  The front desk clerk pulled out the desk diary to find out where the person was.  The individual in question had been discharged from rehab back to home. This made me remember my […]

Announcements

Grace Café Schedule released

On August 22 Grace Café returns to the Elmhurst community for its tenth year. Grace Café was started in 2007 as an ecumenical mission project to provide a free hot meal to anyone in the community and is currently supported by fourteen Elmhurst churches whose members provide two hot dinners per month for their guests. […]

Announcements (June 26)

HEAVEN AND EARTH GARDEN: We are asked to “Feed the Hungry.” We have the perfect opportunity to do this in our Heaven and Earth Garden, by weeding, watering, harvesting, and delivering. FUMC is responsible for the garden the second week of each month in June, July, August, September and October. The remaining dates are as follows: July […]

Announcements (June 5)

HEAVEN AND EARTH GARDEN: We are asked to “Feed the Hungry.” We have the perfect opportunity to do this in our Heaven and Earth Garden, by weeding, watering, harvesting, and delivering. FUMC is responsible for the garden the second week of each month in June, July, August, September and October. The dates are as follows: June 5-11; […]

Announcements (May 22)

May 22 is the last day of regular church school. We are having a Kid’s Picnic in the Park. The Joyful Noise singers will meet in the sanctuary at 9:15 a.m. to rehearse for their 10:25 worship song, then all will go to Wilder Park for food, fellowship, and activities.  Youth are invited to participate as helpers. […]

Announcements (April 29)

Heaven and Earth Vegetable Garden Preparation: Saturday May 7 at 9am – noon; a load of topsoil will be delivered to the Heaven and Earth Garden in order to prepare for the next year of growing. We need some volunteers to help transport and spread the soil. Please come and bring your garden gloves! Having […]