Upcoming Special Events

Upcoming Special Events

DR ANDY RUMMEL-MUSIC PROGRAM - March 21, 6pm Sanctuary
Dr Rummel is a professor of Tuba at ISU and will share his musical experiences. Invite your friends to join you.

Celebrate Palm Sunday, with your Chancel Choir, at the 11am worship. This multi-media worship service may open up different perspectives. All are welcome.

KIDS AND YOUTH SILENT ART AUCTION - April 21st and 22nd (before and after the Children’s Spring Musical: In the Image)
Normal First UMC Lounge. Children and Youth ages 3 to 18 can submit a masterpiece to auction. Why: The Illinois Great Rivers Conference took up the challenge to raise $2.5 million to endow the spiritual life programs at The Baby Fold, Chaddock, Cunningham Children’ home, Lessie Bates Davis Neighborhood House and Spero Family Services. The proceeds of this auction will go towards financing this vital ministry that transforms the lives of children and youth. If your child is interested in submitting a masterpiece but cannot attend the workshop, contact Jill McNiff (jmcniff@normalfirst.org) for guidelines, instructions or more info.

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Children’s Ministries

Wonderful Wednesdays – join us for fellowship time and children’s choir on Wednesday evenings.  Our Cherub group is for children in Kindergarten through 2nd grade and our Wesley group is for children in 3rd through 5th grade.  During fellowship time, we


  Our mission of Normal First United Methodist church Youth Ministries is to provide a safe, open, and accepting environment, where youth can develop as disciples of Jesus Christ. Our vision is that youth will become firmly grounded in the love


Trunk or Treat/Chili Cook-Off This fall event is for families of all ages!  Children are invited to “Trunk or Treat” in the parking lot, where families decorate their vehicles and provide treats.  Children’s activities are organized inside the building and


Sunday School Classes Adult Sunday School classes are offered Sunday mornings at 9:30 and 11 am.  Yokefellows is made up of retirees who sing and study together at 11 am. Bible Moths is known for its spirited theological discussions also

Small Groups

Small groups are a great way to learn the Bible, grow in faith, and develop a wonderful support system with friends who are experiencing life together and seeking to focus on Jesus. Groups are led by many different members of


Weekly worship services are held at three different times: Saturday 5 PM  |  informal Sunday 9:30 AM  |  traditional Sunday 11 AM  |  blended traditional + contemporary Preview of worship themes in 2017: Using our membership vows, throughout the year,

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