University of Illinois A Cappella to Perform at First Church

First United Methodist Church 232 S York St, Elmhurst, IL, United States

The University of Illinois at Champaign Urbana’s premier women’s A Cappella group, The Girls Next Door, will be performing their Showcase at First Church on Thursday, May 19th, at 7:30 pm.  The ladies will be finishing up a weeklong tour of local high schools and celebrating their love of music with this concert for family,

Bible Study and Coversation about Gun Violence Session 1

Join Pastor Joe for this three session conversation about gun violence and the church's response. These sesssions are ZOOM only. A digital copy of the study be found here: https://www.umcjustice.org/documents/37

Bible Study and Coversation about Gun Violence Session 2

Join Pastor Joe for this three session conversation about gun violence and the church's response. These sesssions are ZOOM only. A digital copy of the study can be found here: https://www.umcjustice.org/documents/37

Bible Study and Conversation about Gun Violence Session 3

Join Pastor Joe for this three session conversation about gun violence and the church's response. These sesssions are ZOOM only. A digital copy of the study can be found here: https://www.umcjustice.org/documents/37

July Sermon Series

First United Methodist Church 232 S York St, Elmhurst, IL, United States

The Articles of Religion teach us that the sacraments are "certain signs of grace, and God's good will toward us."  Join Pastor Joe has he explores Baptism and the Lord's Supper using the words of these liturgies and the scriptures.  The series will run through the month of July concluding on July 31.

August Sermon Series

First United Methodist Church 232 S York St, Elmhurst, IL, United States

August Sermon Series Sometimes God has difficult words for us to hear.  In this series we will explore the difficult words God spoke through the prophets of Isaiah and Jeremiah and consider how these difficult words can be a catalyst for change and growth in our current context. 7-Aug  Isaiah 1:1,10-20      Words of

Birding with Pastor Joe

York Woods Forest Preserve

Join Pastor Joe at York Woods for an introduction to birding basics.  He will provide a DuPage County bird checklist and a list of common Fall birds.  You bring binoculars, appropriate clothing including sturdy walking shoes, and your curiosity.  Elmhurst Public Library has 3 pairs of binoculars for checkout for Elmhurst patrons and Animal Adventure

Free

Lecture and Discussion with Rev. Dr. Grace Ji-Sun Kim

First United Methodist Church 232 S York St, Elmhurst, IL, United States

This event is sponsored by the Fellowship of Asian Americans of the Northern Illinois Conference and the First United Methodist Church of Elmhurst. We are pleased to welcome Dr. Kim to discuss her book and answer questions. She will be available for a book signing following the lecture. Books will be available for cash sale

Methodism and Contemporary Issues

October 16-November 20: Methodism and Contemporary Issues October is Domestic Violence Prevention Month.We will study the General Board of Church and Society’s  4 week study Hidden in Plain Sight a call to End Domestic Violence.  This study defines domestic violence, explores it in three contexts (mother and children, gun violence, and migration).  Additionally this study