What is the Salt Creek Cluster?
First Church belongs to the Elgin District of the Northern Illinois Conference of the United Methodist Church. Within the Elgin District, First Church is part of a smaller group that is called the Salt Creek Cluster — including churches from Addison, Bensenville, Elmhurst, and Wood Dale.
March 17, 2019: Reverend Uriel Hernandez, Pastor, Faith Evangelical United Methodist Church in Elmhurst served at First Church.
First Church Pastor Joseph Johnson served at Christ Church in Elmhurst.
March 31, 2019: At First Church — Reverend James Fu, Pastor, Christ United Methodist Church in Elmhurst. First Church Pastor Joseph Johnson will preach at Wood Dale Community United Methodist Church in Wood Dale.
Combined Service for Good Friday Observance
The Salt Creek Cluster churches will join us in observing Good Friday at First Church. The service at 7:00 pm will include The Seven Last Words of Christ and music by our combined choirs. The Rev. Darneather Murph-Heath, the Superintendent of the Elgin District of the NIC, will be preaching.