The Barrington Area CROP Walk

Thank you for supporting the 32nd Annual Barrington Area Crop Hunger Walk! On October 19, Over 218 people, including 22 from BUMC, enjoyed a beautiful fall afternoon by walking for hungry people here in Barrington and around the world. Many thanks to them, their sponsors, and to those who provided snacks. Now it’s time for sponsors to pay their [...]

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

Many helpers are needed to prepare our church for the Christmas season! We need unpackers, fluffers, sorters, installers, climbers, lighters, ornament hangers and opinion offer-ers! So… Come and enjoy our Hanging of the Greens Decorating Event on Sunday, November 30 from 3:00-6:00 p.m. Please plan to join the party and share the work. With lots [...]

Drawing Closer to God: A Spiritual Formation Experience

Keynote speaker: Bishop Sally Dyck Saturday, November 1, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (Registration, 8:30 a.m.) Cost: $20 Grace United Methodist Church, 300 Gartner Road, Naperville Come hear our bishop share her vision and her practices of spiritual formation. Hear her echo the call of James, to draw closer to God. In A Faithful Heart, Bishop Dyck [...]

Shawl Ministry

A group of dedicated knitters and crocheters meet in the church parlor at 1:00 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month. While we work creating prayer shawls to be given to those in need of comfort, we share our own needs as well as our joys. If you are interested in joining this group, [...]

10,000 Villages Sale

10,000 Villages is coming to BUMC November 23.

Give Christmas Gifts for Children in Need

For many years it has been a tradition for our members to sign up and buy presents for needy children served through Child-Serv and this year is no exception. Names will be available on November 23 and November 30 for you to take and buy gifts, which will need to be brought back to church [...]

Noah’s Ark Scholastic Book Fair

We will have our Scholastic Book Fair the week of October 20-27. Books will be available for purchase on Sunday, October 26.

Annual Chili/Dessert Cook Off

The Annual Chili and Dessert Cook Off is November 2.

Dinners Together for 2015

A great opportunity to get acquainted with others. Groups of 8 couples get together 4 times a year for dinner and fellowship. Signs up for Dinners Together today at the Fellowship table. If you have any questions e-mail Carol Henrickson or Pat Mitchell.