Justice and Healing: An Ecumenical Response

March 28, 9:00 a.m. – 12 noon Fellowship Hall In the wake of the fear, anger and hostility arising from the incidents in Ferguson and other cities across the country, what are our individual Christian responsibilities to not only understand the issues but to speak out about injustices and act in ways that demonstrate our [...]

Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, March 29 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Fellowship Hall Join us throughout the morning for a delicious Pancake Breakfast sponsored by the BUMC United Methodist Men. All proceeds from free-will contributions support “Meals for Millions,” which provides food to families in need throughout the country and the world and equips them with resources to [...]

Holy Week Worship

Palm Sunday Worship at 8:00 and 10:30 a.m. At 10:30 a.m. only — The Passion and The Promise: BUMC Chancel Choir Cantata (The biblical story through music.) This day that marks the beginning of Holy Week starts with the joy of a parade and ends with the passion of the cross. Telling the biblical story [...]

United Methodist Women Day of Spiritual Renewal, Saturday, April 18

“How Is It with Your Soul?” Come for a Day of Spiritual Renewal at Calvary United Methodist Church, Villa Park. We will begin the day at 8:30 and conclude at 2:30. The program will be presented by Rev. Young-Mee Park, DeKalb District Superintendent. Registration forms will be on the bulletin board in the lobby; cost [...]

Epworth UMC “Church Mission Day”

You’re invited to help Epworth UMC with building repairs on February 28.

Chancel Choir Cantata, Palm Sunday

Rehearsals for the Palm Sunday cantata The Passion and the Promise will be at the following times. Please get your music from Karen Maxwell if you are just coming to sing for the cantata and are not in regular Chancel Choir rehearsals. Thursday, March 5, 8:30-9:00 p.m. in Music Room Thursday, March 12, 8:30-9:00 p.m. [...]

Crossroads Worship: Saturday, March 14, 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 with the way [...]

Kids Ring ‘N’ Sing after Children’s Message

Who: 3rd-6th graders What: Playing Handchimes, Handbells, Orff Instruments, Boom-whackers, Angklung, singing, using sign language, movement Where: in the Music Room behind the platform When: 2nd Sundays during the 10:30 worship service after the Children’s Message

Small Group Opportunity

Passionate…Called…Holy…Equipped…Joyful…Loving…Learning…Authentic. These eight words, so simple on a page, yet when they are lived out daily they will change your heart and the hearts of those around you. A Faithful Heart is an eight-week journey into these words. Follow along and find yourself strengthening your heart and experiencing God in a powerful way. In the [...]

Sunday Mornings During Lent

Study the “I Am” sayings of Jesus on Sunday mornings during Lent.