Troop Mission Project Success

With the mailing of 231 treat packs on September 15, the Treats for the Troops Mission Project exceeded the objective of sending 200 gift packs to the 2nd Army Engineer Brigade in Afghanistan. The contributions objective for food and funds of $5,000 was also exceeded! In addition to food, more than $6,818 was received from [...]

The Annual Celebration of the Northern Illinois Conference United Methodist Women

The Annual Celebration of the Northern Illinois Conference United Methodist Women will be held at Barrington UMC on Saturday, October 25. Guest speaker will be Jay Godfrey, speaking on human trafficking. Jay is a Seminar Designer for United Methodist Women Seminar Program on National and International Affairs, an educational program of United Methodist Women at [...]

Worldwide Communion Sunday, October 5

Worldwide Communion Sunday is October 5.

Children’s Sabbath, October 12

On October 12th we will celebrate Children’s Sabbath with a special service. This service will include our Third Grade Bible Presentation. A special letter with a reminder will be coming soon. If you have a Third grade student please contact Missy Konopka at: 847-836-5540 ASAP so we can be sure to include your child for [...]

Let’s Go Bowling!

When: Sunday, October 12. Gather at 12:30 p.m. Bowling is from 1:00-2:30 p.m. Where: The Brunswick Zone, 1611 S. Randall Rd., Algonquin Cost: $12.50 per person; this includes 90 minutes of bowling, shoe rental, 2 pieces of pizza, soda and a cookie! All BUMC and Noah’s Ark friends are invited to come bowl with us! [...]

Lend a Hand on Sunday Mornings!

We are in need of teacher assistants during the 9:15 or 10:30 class times. You don’t need to prepare a lesson; you just have to lend the teacher a hand with the kiddos. Call Missy to sign-up for a Sunday!

Help Young Adults Emerging from Foster Care

One of the Mission groups’ goals is to support an upcoming program by ChildServ to open transitional Living for Emerging Young Adults, in the Elgin district, who are at an age to leave Foster Care and go out on their own, sometimes with nothing. Jewel Food stores are having a promotion at present, where they [...]

Informal and Engaging Worship Saturday, October 11 at 5:00 p.m.

Crossroads is an intimate and informal worship service featuring a variety of familiar music – from songs you hear on the radio to contemporary Christian, gospel and bluegrass and even the occasional hymn. The worship service presents and interprets Scripture with intellectually challenging, thought-provoking theology and seeks to engage and connect our faith with our [...]

Harvest Festival to Celebrate Foods Resource Bank Project

The 2014 Ottawa-Barrington FRB Growing Project Harvest Celebration will be held Saturday, October 18 at the Gary Dau Farm, N42nd Road, Sheridan IL. Lots of activities for young and old. Come out to the country for a combine ride, some pulled pork sandwiches and a pie auction!

Music Programs Fall 2014

Contact Karen Maxwell, Director of Music about any of the following music programs. Chancel Choir—Teens and Adults are invited to sing in Chancel Choir which sings nearly every Sunday September-May in the 10:30 a.m. service. Karen Maxwell is the Director and rehearsal is in the Music Room Thursdays, 7:30-9:00 p.m. Exaltation Handbells begin their rehearsals [...]