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Roll up your sleeves and let’s get something done
It might be in our own backyard, or far across the world. We’ll meet some amazing people, make new friends, and reach out our hands to help our brothers and sisters.
"She opens her hand to the poor and reaches out her hands to the needy." (Proverbs 31:20, NRSV)
Our calling is to look beyond our walls and discover how God invites us to share our faith with others. That faith sharing includes our actions as well as our words.
Here are a few of our projects, present and past.
The Community Backpack Program
We fill backpacks with food
on the weekends for needy students in Des Plaines' elementary schools.
Without this help, these kids might otherwise go hungry.
Learn more about the Community Backpack Program
Fun on the lawn! The Annual Flea Market and Craft Fair
Remeber those old rummage sales? This is much better! Crafters and collectors from all over the county offer there wares for a summer afternoon of once-in-a-lifetime bargains. All proceeds from stall rentals go to charity.
The photo above is from our 2017 Family Mission Trip to Camp on The Boulder in McLeod, Montana
Open Hearts. Open Minds. Open Doors.
First United Methodist Church
668 Graceland Ave. Des Plaines, IL 60016
Phone: (847) 827-5561
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