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 through band-driven music, prayer, and the study of God’s Word.”         

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About Us

First United Methodist Church Elgin, strives to be an open and welcoming congregation, while developing relationships with the broader community in order to show the love of Jesus Christ to others.  The United Methodist Church is known for having “open

Daily DEvotionl

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 for how God is seeking to change your

REad Bible Online

Read The Bible Online

New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) of the Bible The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) of the Christian Bible is an English translation released in 1989. It is an updated revision of the Revised Standard Version, which was itself an update of the American Standard Version.

Church Mail

Weekly Mail Box

Church Connect    November 25, 2015   The Church Office will close Wednesday at noon and will be closed all day on Thursday & Friday, November 26 & 27, for the Thanksgiving Holiday.   There will be NO Holy Communion

The Life of First United Methodist

  • Blood Drive

    Blood Drive

    First United Methodist Church Elgin is having a blood drive on Sunday, December 6, 2015, from 8:30am to 11:30am.  Donating blood is a very rewarding …Read More »
  • November Wesley Newsletter

    November Wesley Newsletter

    November is National Diabetes Month There are many things, called risk factors that affect your risk for type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Some of …Read More »
  • November Newsletter

    November Newsletter

    The November 2015 Newsletter is now available. For your convenience, you can read previous months newsletters by going to the NEWS AND EVENTS tab at …Read More »
  • Men’s Bible Study: “The Epic of Eden”

    Men’s Bible Study: “The Epic of Eden”

    On Tuesday, November 3, we will begin the video series “The Epic of Eden”. Everyone has a story – a history, a culture, and beliefs …Read More »
  • The New Youth Group

    The New Youth Group

    Come join us every Sunday 5:00 to 6:30 pm for dinner, games, bible talk, life lessons, and new friends! The newly redesigned youth group includes …Read More »

“The Season of Advent”

  • Advent Special Events

    Advent Special Events

    “Awaiting the Already” by Magrey R. deVega This book will be good reading for those interested in following the themes for each Sunday in Advent. …Read More »
  • First Week of Advent

    First Week of Advent

    First Sunday of Advent November 29, 2015 The Gospel of Mark: “Slow Down, Pay Attention!” Mark 1:1-8 Getting ready for Christmas is more than decorating …Read More »
  • Second Week of Advent

    Second Week of Advent

    Second Sunday of Advent December 6, 2015 The Gospel of Matthew: “The World As It Is” Matthew 1:18 — 2:12 For many people, there is …Read More »
  • Third Week of Advent

    Third Week of Advent

    Third Sunday of Advent December 13, 2015 The Gospel of Luke: “The Ultimate Advent Playlist” Luke 1:26-38 Zechariah, Elizabeth, Mary and the Shepherds fill out …Read More »
  • Fourth Week of Advent

    Fourth Week of Advent

    Fourth Sunday of Advent December 20, 2015 The Gospel of John: “The Light in the Darkness” John 1:1-18 When did the Messiah come? Well, John …Read More »

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 ! !