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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 wait to be in ministry with you, sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

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Upcoming Events

  • Loaded Brush Luminaries: Painting the Neighborhood

    Thursday, February 5, 2015 6:00 PM

    Join 20 of Rockford's Luminaries as they create PAINTINGS of historic landmarks & scenery from a DOWNTOWN neighborhood... and you can take one home! Place your bid in the Live Auction with Paul Logli and Mike Robinson - the "Dueling Auctioneers!" Luminaries are instructed onsite by the entertaining artists of 317 Studio & Gallery. Also featuring fabulous hors d’oeuvres, libations from Kryptonite Bar - try the "Luminous Elixir," and the satisfying brews of The Rockford Roasting Company! PLUS everyone gets in on the fun w/ the Jumbo Paint-By-Number! Held at Burpee Museum of Natural History, 737 N. Main St., Rockford. TICKETS: Just $25.00 per person @ www.eventbrite.com/event/15105629344/ or call Kathi at 630-452-5234. Benefiting ~ Jeremiah Development…... *Luminaries are those who illuminate, improve, and inspire our community. The subjects of the paintings are derived from the historic neighborhood bordered by Whitman St., the Rock River, State St., and Rockton Ave. The area is assisted by Jeremiah Development, a non-profit organization advocating for the well-being of the neighborhood. Event proceeds will be utilized for the 2015 Summer Work Camp, coordinated by Rockford Urban Ministries. Volunteers from all over the United States will come to Rockford to revitalize several homes in the neighborhood by painting exteriors, cleaning-up yards, and doing a wide variety of helpful repairs. Your support is truly appreciated!

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  • Lou Ness to inspire us in worship

    Sunday, January 18, 2015 10:00 AM

    Lou Ness, Executive Director of Shelter Care Ministries, is joining us Sunday, January 18, at our 10:00 a.m. worship service to speak to us and inspire us in our endeavors of developing human relations. All are welcome to join us as we learn from her experiences and knowledge.

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  • Welcome James Marck on Sunday, January 11

    Sunday, January 11, 2015 10:00 AM

    Join us in worship on Sunday, January 11, at 10:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary as we welcome James Marck to Court Street United Methodist Church as our new Director of Music Ministries. We will hold a reception afterwards in the Narthex where you can meet James and introduce yourself. All are welcome.

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  • Let's get healthy with 'The Daniel Plan'

    Let's Get Healthy with 'The Daniel Plan'

    (Rockford, IL) Court St. UMC is starting the new year out with staying healthy in mind. Starting Wednesday, January 21, we will begin 'The Daniel Plan' a faith-based study on how to maintain our health using a plan from the Bible. Our first session begins at 5:30 p.m. in the Dining Room on the Lower Level. Books are available from the church office for only $10 and participants are asked to read Chapters 1 through 3 (it goes quickly) before the first meeting. Everyone is welcome to join us; you do not have to be a member of the church to participate. Admission is free.
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  • James Marck begins as Director of Music Ministries

    James Marck begins as Director of Music Ministries

    (Rockford, IL) Court Street United Methodist Church is pleased to announce James Marck as our Director of Music Ministries. Marck brings more than ten years of experience as organist, pianist, choir director and composer. He has utilized his music expertise in a variety of settings, including church and theater, as well as teaching at the university level. Please extend a heart-felt welcome to James!
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  • Closing Wednesday, January 7

    Closing Wednesday, January 7

    (Rockford, IL) Due to the severe wind chill forecast for Wednesday, January 7th, Court Street United Methodist Church will be closed for the day. We expect to open as usual on Thursday, January 8th. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.
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