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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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  • 'Waffles & Worship' is Tantalizing & Terrific!

    Sunday, February 4, 2018 8:00 AM

    Just smell those hot waffles with syrup dripping down the sides as we listen to the Word of God. There's nothing better than a delicious meal for the body and a fulfilling 'meal' for the soul. Taste and see that the Lord is good. Come worship and fellowship with us in the Church Dining Room on the first Sunday of the month. We will take an offering during worship and a free-will donation for the breakfast - give as you are able. Communion, a holy meal, will be served during worship.

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  • Penguin Project Info Meeting

    Monday, January 15, 2018 6:00 PM

    CSUMC is pleased to announce the launching of a nationally recognized program called The Penguin Project. This project focuses on giving children with developmental disabilities the chance to experience musical theatre in all its glory! The program holds many opportunities for children with and without special needs as they work together to produce a show. An informational meeting will be held Monday, January 15, at 6:00 p.m. in the Chapel. We want to invite anyone in the community who is interested to attend this first informational meeting. Please spread the word about this wonderful ministry opportunity. The Penguin Project of Court Street Methodist Church will make its debut by performing the junior version of THE LION KING Experience. We are looking for young artists (children with special needs) and mentors (children without special needs between the ages of 6 and 21) to be in the show. If you have any questions or want to be involved in any way please do not hesitate to contact us! Call 815-494-5379

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  • Blue Christmas Service: When Christmas Hurts

    Wednesday, December 20, 2017 6:00 PM

    A chapel service of remembrance of lost loved ones, lost direction, and a promise of help by participating in Christmas instead of avoiding it. Special music and warm holiday refreshment. Bring a friend that might be experiencing a loss this season. This service is meant to uplift spirits, not depress.

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  • God Is Calling You

    God Is Calling You

    (Rockford, IL) Your phone rings and you check to see who is calling. Everything stops as you read on the screen that the caller is 'God'. Questions run through your head. Why is God calling me? Is this really God? What could God possible want with me? Join us in worship at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday morning beginning January 14th as we find out that, yes, God is calling YOU. How will you respond? Will you answer? Will you hang up? Will you listen? Will you put your phone on speaker? Will you transfer the call? Take a moment to ponder how YOU will handle God's call.
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  • Covenant Renewal Service

    Covenant Renewal Service

    (Rockford, IL) Start your new year out right by attending the Covenant Renewal Service on Sunday, January 7th, 10:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary. We will renew our vows to God to dedicate ourselves to Him and His work and then celebrate that dedication with communion. All are welcome to come and participate.
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  • Christmas Eve Services 2017

    Christmas Eve Services 2017

    (Rockford, IL) Court Street will be celebrating Christ's birth and his bringing hope into the world on Sunday, December 24th, at three different worship services. Everyone is welcome to come to all three. The first worship is at 10:00 a.m. The second worship is at 4:00 p.m. and is family oriented, but open to all - the message is for everyone! The third worship is at 9:30 p.m. and will feature a string quartet along with Chancel Choir and candlelight. We will have communion at the evening services and all three will be held in the sanctuary.
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