Rally Against Racism

SUNDAY, JULY 18, 11:30 am
First Church Lawn
Corner of York & Church Streets

Be a WITNESS for Christ in our Community
Bring your lawn chairs or a blanket
Join us for this RALLY.

Special Activities * Music * Guest Speakers

 

 

 

 

YORK SWAG Clothing Drive

FIRST CHURCH CLOTHING CENTER SPONSORS SPECIAL DRIVE
for GENTLY-USED YORK HIGH SCHOOL
and CHURCHILL MIDDLE SCHOOL CLOTHING.

CLOTHING will be DONATED at A BACK-TO-SCHOOL EVENT
for FAMILIES with LOW INCOME.`

 

Covid Protocol Update

In accordance with CDC and IDHP guidance, First United Methodist Church  of Elmhurst establishes the following policy on 6.21.21.   Elmhurst Montessori will be following guidance from the State of Illinois.

First Church is open
for in-person meetings
and gatherings.
Signups & registrations
are no longer required
.
Masking Protocol
  • If you are fully vaccinated, masks are optional.
  • If you are not vaccinated or near an unvaccinated guest (i.e. a child), masks are recommended.
  • If you are not feeling well, consider staying at home, but if you do come to First Church, please wear a mask and keep socially distanced.
Sunday Morning Worship
  • The doors will be open for the 10:30 am In-Person Worship Service.
  • The Service will continue to be Live-Streamed on Facebook.
  • Holy Communion will be served without a common cup until further notice.
  • Socially distanced seating will be available upon request.

CELEBRATE JUNETEENTH with First United Methodist Church of Elmhurst

Acknowledge the struggle our brothers and sisters of color continue to face and pledge to continue to strive to live out the conviction that racism is incompatible with Christian teaching.

Virtual Viewing & Pre-Viewing Discussion with composer Joel Thompson

Seven Last Words of the Unarmed

Saturday, June 19
10-11:00 am


Sign up now to join us for a ZOOM viewing
of this important and moving musical composition
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D48A9AD2BABFF2-seven

THESE SEVEN AFRICAN-AMERICAN MEN:
Michael Brown, Trayvon Martin, Oscar Grant, Eric Garner,
Kenneth Chamberlain, Amadou Diallo, & John Crawford
WERE EACH KILLED BY POLICE OR BY AUTHORITY FIGURES.
They are the subjects of this powerful multi-movement choral work.

STAY ON ZOOM FOR THE POST-VIEWING Q&A SESSION
with composer Joel Thompson
and First Church music director Doug Peters

To learn more about each of these seven men, go to https://sevenlastwords.org/seven-lives/.  Each person, their lives, deaths, and the cases their families brought against police has his own page