Hear sermon series on parables at Gary UMC in Wheaton

For the next two Sundays at Gary United Methodist Church in Wheaton, you can learn more about the parables, stories Jesus told to share a lesson.

On Sunday, July 23, the Rev. Chris Pierson will preach about the parable of the weed and the wheat at 9 a.m.

He will give a sermon about the parable of the mustard seed on Sunday, July 30 at 9 a.m.

To hear more about the parable of the sower from the Rev. Daniel Cochran, go to and click on the Sunday, July 16 service.

The church at 224 N. Main St. offers 9 a.m. summer Sunday worship in the sanctuary. The 9 a.m. service is complete with Kids' Church and nursery care, plus livestreaming and recorded worship at At 10 a.m., you can enjoy a coffee hour called "Special Blend."

A newly-imagined 11 a.m. service will begin on Sunday, Aug. 27. With deep roots in the community since 1853, Gary Church has vibrant music, kids, youth and adult ministries, plus opportunities for local, national and global missions. For more information, go to or contact the church office at

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