Adult Ministries

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We engage with adults in the community and world…   building relationships enriches all our lives and brings peace and healing to the community and God’s world.

Men’s Coffee, 7:30 am on Tuesdays, Fellowship Hall
In a community without a downtown cafe or restaurant, it is important to have opportunities for building community within our village.  All are invited to our lower level every Tuesday at 8 am to develop bonds with neighbors and friends -or- meet new acquaintances.

The Flock -Young Adult Gathering, Monthly (see calendar)
A gathering for 20-somethings for support, study, and community.  To connect:  Jodi Hospelhorn (309-319-4250) or Susan Hospelhorn (309-261-9802)

United Methodist Women, 1 pm on the first Thursday of each month
Women’s group gathers for fellowship and outreach.

WMW -Evening Women’s Gathering
Group meets monthly to enjoy service and social activities.


Recent Adult Ministry News:

Mission | Safe Harbor Dinner Spring 2017 - We will provide the meal at Safe Harbor on April 22  Come be a part of this mission!  If you would like to help get ready, come anytime after 5:00, if you would like to just help serve, come before 7:00 and if you just want to have pizza with us, meet us at Monical’s on […]
Mission 24 | East Bay Camp - The United Methodist Churches along the Route 24 corridor will join together on Saturday, March 25 for a mission day at East Bay Camp. There will be jobs for everyone, but it will help us if you contact Steve Lampert if you are able to help. We will meet at East Bay camp at 8:00am, have […]
Christmas Caroling - December 18, 2016  –  4:30pm Whether you will sing along or spread cheer with your presence: come join us for the church’s annual Christmas Caroling!  We will meet at the church at 4:30pm and make several stops in Hudson & Bloomington-Normal and visit Heritage Health.  After caroling we will return to the church for gondolas, […]
All-Church Weiner Roast & Hay Rack Ride 2016 - 2016 Weiner Roast & Hay Rack Ride We will enjoy hot dogs, games, s’mores, and a hay rack ride on Sat., September 10!  Wanda gladly welcomes you for games & fishing as early as 3pm and we will eat at 4:30pm, at Wanda Sutter’s farm (25790 Hospelhorn Ln, Hudson, click here for a map).  The church will […]
Faith Formation 2016-’17 - We have a team working diligently (and creatively) to revitalize our Sunday School program!  In fact, it is going to look less like Sunday School than ever before and engage our children in a whole new way.  Max Lampert told his grandmother (who is on the team) that he sits in church and then sits in Sunday School and he […]
Mission: Safe Harbor | Mar 12 - Mission on March 12, 2016 We will provide the meal at Safe Harbor on March 12.  Come be a part of this mission!  If you would like to help get ready, come anytime after 5:00, if you would like to just help serve, come before 7:00 and if you just want to have pizza with us, meet […]
Celebrate 90 - On Sunday, November 22, 2015 we invite you to be a part of a special morning of worship and a “birthday” brunch to celebrate the people of this congregation who are 90 years or older. Celebrate 90:  Worship We will turn to the story of Abraham & Sarah which reminds us of the remarkable ways God can […]
A Great Night! | Weiner Roast & Hayride 2015 - The church thanks Wanda & Steve Sutter for their generous use of their farm and weeks of work as they prepared for the weiner roast and hayride.  It was a fun night with over forty people involved! We also thank Alan Compton who drove the tractor for the hayride and others who helped provide food […]
Worship in the Park -   May 31, 2014, 10:00am at Prairie Shelter Comlara Park (Evergreen Lake) Update: We have postponed our time in the park, due to weather.  HOWEVER, we will still worship at 10am, as planned and continue our celebration with an indoor picnic and potluck in the fellowship hall to follow.  The church has ordered plenty of fried […]
Watoto Orphan Choir Coming! - Watoto Orphan Children’s Choir in concert at Normal First United Methodist Church April 30, 2015, 7pm Poverty, disease, and war has ravaged the countries of Africa.  Imagine, now, losing your parents and having no where to go and no way to support yourself!  The Watoto Orphan Children’s Choirs tour the world in order to raise […]

 

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