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Join us for Ash Wednesday worship March 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Grace Circle will meet Thursday, March 6, at 10:00 a.m. in the Dining Room. We will have a Lenten devotion. We may be tying a few heart pillows as well. All are invited to join us! For more information, contact Janeen Hamack. Faith Circle will meet at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 6, at Lake [...]
March 2 – 5:00 p.m., Youth Room, Lead: John Adams March 9 – 5:00 p.m., Youth Room, Lead: John Adams March 14 – Casting Crowns Concert March 16 – St. Patrick Potluck/Youth Fund Raiser March 23 – 5:00 p.m., Youth Room, Lead: Pastor Christal March 30 – 5:00 p.m., Youth Room, Lead: Pastor Christal
On March 16, we will be celebrating St. Pats day with a potluck brunch/fund raiser in Fellowship Hall immediately after the second service. We invite all to bring a favorite brunch casserole, side dish or dessert to share and pass in fellowship. All proceeds from free will donations will go to the Youth Ministry to [...]
Rev. Christal Bell is a proud second-generation ordained elder in the A.M.E. denomination following in the footsteps of her loving parents and mentors, Rev. Larry J. Bell and Rev. DaNita M. Ward Bell. In her adolescence, Pastor Christal grew up for the majority of her years in Peoria, Illinois where she graduated from Richwoods High [...]
Each week our Greeters, Portico Greeters, Welcome Table Volunteers, Welcome Team and Ambassadors are instrumental in making newcomers feel at home and welcome in our building and in our church. If you are currently a part of one of these teams or if you are interested in joining this important ministry, please join us on [...]
Our Church and Society and Missions Committees are supporting a benefit for The Urban CPE Consortium. We are seeking raffle donations; food, hotel, services, crafts items, etc. Urban CPE trains Chaplains and Pastors to minister to vulnerable urban populations. They partner with Chicago agencies addressing poverty, violence, abuse, addiction, homelessness and grief. Seminaries include: Garrett [...]
Copies of Disciplines from Upper Room Books are available in the church office. Disciplines includes passages from writers with various backgrounds, locales, and Christian traditions who guide you through your daily scripture reading. The cost is $10.
The BUMC Missions Committee is sponsoring Nicasa Family Services and the Lutheran Social Services of Illinois in their efforts to assist individuals (“Returning Citizens”) recently released from prison. Nicasa is located in North Chicago and assists these individuals by conducting programs that aid their reentry into society. They are in need of male mentors to [...]
The Lenten study starting March 9 deals with Belief, Evil and Suffering.