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Past Events

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59th Annual Country Breakfast

Come hungry to the 59th annual Pancake Day and Country Breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 18th, at the First United Methodist Church of Western Springs, 43rd and Franklin streets.The all-you-can-eat breakfast features pancakes, sausage, biscuits and gravy, juice and coffee. Delicious treats to take home will be sold at the United Methodist Women’s bake sale. Proceeds […]

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Priceless Rummage Sale 2016

The mission team is hosting our priceless rummage sale on July 20th . To make this a success we need donations of clothing, shoes, small household items, toys, games, etc. Donations may be brought to the church starting Sunday July 24th. We will be setting up Thursday the 28th and Friday the 29th and can use […]

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Blue Christmas

December 20th at 10:00 am. A reflective and meditative, especially for those of us who do not feel so jingle and jolly this year for whatever reason. Communion, candle lighting and special readings and poems.

Funeral Services for Art Knobloch

Art Knobloch, a member of our church, passed away on Wednesday evening. We thank God for Art and his service to our community of faith. We will miss his warm hello and friendly handshake on Sunday mornings. Join us in a remembrance and celebration of his life and faith. Visitation will be at the church on Saturday, […]

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Crop Walk 2015

LaGrange/Western Springs/Brookfield  Crop Hunger Walk on Sunday, October 18, 2015  To donate go to – Crop Walk 2015 Link Click on donate. Click on Support a Team or General Donation. If you want to support our team, click the donate button in the 1st UMC of Western Springs box and than follow the instructions for paying. 25% […]

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World Communion Sunday 2015

World Communion Oct 4th. BYOB… as in Bring Your Own Bread, one that represents your family or culture. That’s what we’ll share for communion. The Table is open to all! That includes YOU! http://www.umcgiving.org/ministry-articles/world-communion-sunday

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Sunday Worship at First La Grange

On Sunday, June 28th, we’re joining with First United Methodist of La Grange in Sunday Worship Services. This joint celebration will mark the end of this summer’s Vacation Bible School.

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Free Yoga Class

Christocentric Yoga. People of all ages and fitness levels can do this, including you! Whether on a mat or sitting in a chair, the stretching and strength moves can improve your flexibility and balance. Extra mats will be available. Monday at 7:00pm.