Welcome

“First United Methodist Church Elgin is a joyful place to call your spiritual home. A place to worship, pray, serve, learn, teach and to love and be loved

This Sunday

Whether you are a long-time resident, new in the area or just passing through, we encourage you to come as you are, prepared to worship God

About Us

First United Methodist Church Elgin, strives to be an open and welcoming congregation, while developing relationships with the broader community

Daily Devotional

Preparing your heart and mind each week is a powerful way to hear the voice of the Holy Spirit. Each day you can find a daily devotional that will help cultivate your heart

From the Pastor’s Desk

The present world is full of chaos, confusion and deterioration. The Church of Jesus Christ is not immune to these forces and every church

Weekly MailBox

There will only be ONE WORSHIP service at 11:00 am this Sunday, January 1st. There will be NO Sunday School this week.

January FaithNews is Now Available

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January Wesley Nurse Letter not available

What are the 12 days of Christmas?

What are the 12 days of Christmas?

Christmas is not just one day, but a season of twelve days from sunset Christmas Eve (December 24th) through Epiphany (January 6th). The twelfth day of Christmas, Epiphany, commemorates

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Advent Christmas Sermon

Advent Christmas Sermon

Watch the video of the December 4, 2016, Sanctuary service. Listen to the choir sing “People Look East.”  Hear Pastor Blanco’s very amusing story on his key word for the day, “unbelievable.”  

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A Prayer For Advent

A Prayer For Advent

Advent is a time of preparation for the coming of Jesus Christ. A United Methodist pastor wrote a special prayer which is easy for individuals, churches, or families to use during this season of anticipation.

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2016 Hanging of the Greens

2016 Hanging of the Greens

In the hanging of the greens we share with Christians throughout the ages the memory and anticipation of Christ’s coming. Members of FUMC Elgin decorate our church with the symbols of love, joy, hope, and peace.

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Celebrations of Church Life . . . . .

A time to observe and engage in the joys, events, fellowship and stories of First United Methodist Church Elgin. Making Faith Real ! !