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“To make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.” Matthew 28: 19-20a spells out the task of this mission. We seek to fulfill that mission by becoming an ‘inviting, welcoming, nurturing, and serving community of Christ.’ We invite you to join us in that endeavor. We eagerly want to be in ministry with you, sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

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  • 'Share' Day better known as 'Scoopie' Day

    Sunday, April 29, 2018 12:00 PM

    Culver's Share Day (instead of Scoopie Night) - new day and time. Sunday, April 29th, from 12 (noon) - 3 PM. Come to Culver’s on N. Main and have some delicious food and treats as well as a delightful social time with your friends. All funds raised will be split between our United Methodist Men and our Youth Programs. To earn even more funds for our church, purchase Culver’s cards from our Scrip program.

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  • 2nd Love Rockford Day

    Saturday, April 28, 2018 10:00 AM

    Jeremiah Development, along with many community partners, is hosting the second LOVE ROCKFORD event, on April 28, 2018, from 10AM – 2PM. Congregations, businesses, community agencies and volunteers will be working together to reach out to the underserved. During our LOVE ROCKFORD day, residents will have the opportunity to be linked with a variety of counseling and housing services, and get blood pressure checks, hearing and vision tests, while the young may opt for face painting or other children’s activities. Hungry stomachs will be met with a free lunch, and a box of food will be available to take home. If you are interested in volunteering or donating to LOVE ROCKFORD, please contact Melissa at loverockfordil@gmail.com. Your contribution and time will be responsibly utilized to lift the hearts and lives of our fellow residents.

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  • UMW Spring Fling Dinner - Yum!

    Sunday, April 15, 2018 11:30 AM

    The United Methodist Women are sponsoring an all-church dinner following worship on Sunday, April 15th. This is the same sit down, served-to-you dinner we have had in the past. It will again be, of course, by reservation with your choice of entrée: ham, stuffed beef tenderloin, or salmon. Pictured is last year's Salmon dinner. Cost is Adult $14.00;Children 4-10 yrs. $6.00; 3 yrs and under Free. Please turn your reservation in to the offering plate or the office by April 8th or sooner. Once again we are hoping for a great turn out for food, fun, and fellowship. And, of course, to Welcome Spring.

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  • 'Godspell' is Coming to Court St. UMC

    'Godspell' is Coming to Court St. UMC

    (Rockford, IL) With much fanfare, Court Street UMC welcomes the musical 'Godspell' to its sanctuary on April 20th and 21st at 7:30 p.m. and April 22nd at 2:00 p.m.
    The musical is a series of parables interspersed with a variety of modern music set primarily to lyrics from traditional hymns, with the passion of Christ treated briefly near the end of the performance. It started as a college project performed by students at Carnegie Mellon University and moved to La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club in Greenwich Village. It was then re-scored for an off-Broadway production which became a long-running success. (from Wikipedia)
    Tickets are only $5 each in advance, $7 at the door. All are welcome.
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  • Our Lord is Risen! Hallelujah!

    Our Lord is Risen! Hallelujah!

    (Rockford, IL) Hear the news first at our 6am Sunrise Worship Service in the Chapel. We will light a fire as we end our vigil and be the first ones to hear that our Lord is Risen! Stay for a breakfast in the Dining Room, starting at 7am, for a free-will donation. Then, as the news spreads, we will gather at 10am in the Sanctuary to celebrate our risen Lord and our salvation with all choirs and a brass quartet.
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  • Vivaldi's 'Gloria' to be Performed Palm Sunday

    Vivaldi's 'Gloria' to be Performed Palm Sunday

    (Rockford, IL) Immerse yourself in the tradition of Palm Sunday by glorifying our Lord Jesus Christ with us as Chancel Choir and and instrumental ensemble present Vivaldi's 'Gloria' at the 10:00 a.m. worship service. All are welcome to hear this glorious rendition as we prepare for Holy Week and what is to come.
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