Coming Soon, to The Banner: Did You Know…

As United Methodists, we are inspired by the words of the founder Methodism, John Wesley,“Do all the good you can, in all the places you can, to all the people you can”. To share how Wesley envisioned bringing these words to action, in future issues of the Barrington UMC newsletter, The Banner, we will be [...]

Feel Like Baking Some Cookies?

Fellowship Team is looking for people to bake cookies for the “Hanging of the Greens” Decorating Party. The party will be on Sunday, November 30. If you can bake a dozen or two, sign up today at the Fellowship table near the bulletin boards. Bring the cookies to the Fellowship table when you come to [...]

Noah’s Ark Christian Preschool Silent Auction Fund Raiser

Noah’s Ark has an annual silent auction to raise funds for the preschool. We are looking for donations for our silent auction. If you or someone you know is able to donate a service, gift card or items please let us know. We do have a donation letter and tax documentation. We truly appreciate the [...]

United Methodist Women Luncheon

On November 20, United Methodist Women will have our Annual Harvest Potluck luncheon with Salem United Methodist Women. Our program will be “Solving Hunger by 2020”, presented by Amy Wahl from the Northern Illinois Food Bank, daughter of Steve and Sylvia Mountsier. Northern Illinois Food Bank, in partnership with over 800 feeding agencies in our [...]

Noah’s Ark Christian Preschool Poinsettia Sale

Our Annual Poinsettia sale to benefit the programs of our preschool will be November 16 and 23. This is a great time to get beautiful Christmas flowers to help celebrate the season. Contact: Susan Brown at 847-844-3738.

Crossroads Worship

Saturday, December 13, 5:00 p.m. Crossroads is an intimate and informal worship experience that incorporates a variety of musical expressions-songs you might hear on Friday night at a club to those you’d expect to hear on Sunday morning: from contemporary Christian, to hymns, to country or Gospel. Through scripture, study and conversation, we seek to connect our faith [...]

Gift Baskets for Families with New Babies

New babies are such a delightful addition to our BUMC family! Membership Ministries and the Mom’s Group want to be sure to welcome all new babies with a home-delivered dinner for your family and a small basket of special items. If you are a member or attend BUMC, please give us a chance to help [...]

Prison Ministry: Help for Returning Citizens

Please donate Personal Care Kit items for the Prison Ministry.

Sunday Morning and Weeknight Small Groups

In November, a 5 week “pre-Advent” video series by Mike Slaughter entitled “A Different Kind of Christmas” begins. All Sunday morning groups will combine in the Chapel starting November 2 for the video introduction, and then divide into small groups for deeper discussions. The weekday evening groups will continue. If you are not yet involved [...]

“Hanging of the Greens” Decorating Party

Come and enjoy our Hanging of the Greens Decorating Event on Sunday, November 30.