First United Methodist Church of Elmhurst is no longer requiring masks.  We will continue to reserve a section of pews for those who wish to socially distance out of an abundance of caution.  And, as always, we respect everyone’s choice to mask if they choose.

Ministries at First Church

Ministries at First Church

Worship Sundays at 10:30 am

Music Ministry
Handbell Choir rehearses Sunday rehearsals following Worship.  Anyone who would like to be involved — no matter your skill level or previous experience — are encouraged to join our  Chapel Chimers.

In-person Children’s Sunday School is at 9:30 am
Adults Study of Dueteronomy (Jan. 16-Feb. 20)
Sunday Morning Study in person at 9:15 a.m.

Youth Activities
Young People (grades 6 through 12) 
are invited to monthly meetings and to participate in Outreach and Service activities, e.g. Youth Breakfast Ministry and Sleep-Out Saturday.

Spiritual Growth.  The Mindfulness Group is continuing its weekly gatherings on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. on ZOOM.  Please contact us for details.

United Methodist Women
Naomi Circle has resumed its monthly meetings. 

The First Church Hopeful Action Group – HAARD learns and plans strategies on how to disrupt racism in our community. All are welcome as we work toward this goal of living out the conviction that racism is incompatible with Christian Teaching.  Please contact us for details.

First Church in Mission
Clothing Center is open to the community three times each month.
First and Second Thursdays from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. 
Third Saturday from  9:00 to 11:00 a.m. 

From September through May on the Third Saturday:
Youth Breakfast Ministry begins 8:30 a.m.
Community Arts Program is from 9:30–10:15 a.m

The Clothing Center Donation Door is open  Mondays, Tuesdays, & Wednesdays ~ 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.