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 9:30 am

LENT 2024


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

Children’s Church 9:45 – 10:30 September-May.

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.

Adult Education The adult education classes meet on Sunday Mornings and Wednesday Mornings. Click here for the Fall Offerings.

Spiritual Growth Workshop First Church will host a Spiritual Growth workshop on September 30, 9-3. Click here for more information.

United Women in Faith
Naomi Circle has resumed its monthly meetings. 

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.