First Methodist Church Des Plaines Anniversary Celebration Sept. 25-26

Updated 7/30/2021 8:38 AM

2021 marks the 150th year that First United Methodist Church has been a vibrant part of Des Plaines. 150 years and continuing to change lives through Christ.

The weekend of September 25-26th we will recall our past and celebrate the future as a congregation dedicated to reaching beyond the church walls. Saturday we kick off with renewed community outreach. Interesting, fun service opportunities for all ages are being planned and the community is invited to participate.


Sunday September 26th, will be a celebration of First Church in this community. Join us at 10:00am morning worship service followed by catered lunch. There will be special music, fellowship and a presentation by the Des Plaines Historical Society.

"Go..Do..Good..Empowered by the Spirit, Demonstrating God's Love, Spreading The Good News of Christ" our theme. Making a difference in our community is our goal.

Community outreach is not new for this congregation. A homecooked meal is served free every Monday to anyone who comes. Backpacks filled with food for the weekend are taken to local schools for distribution are examples.

Visit our website at or call 847 827 5561 for information, Your suggestions for future service projects in Des Plaines would be welcome. What are the needs of this community? Share your thoughts. Join us in making Des Plaines a community of love and friendship.

Arise! Shine! Continuing to change lives through Christ