Current Events

Exciting things are always happening at UCCDG. Scroll through the list to see which events inspire you.

  • trivia night

    friday,  feb. 21st, 6:00 p.m. in fellowship hall

    Enjoy a spaghetti dinner, silent auction, and an evening of Trivia Through The Decades! Five rounds of questions will cover the 1960's through the 2000's. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Tables seat 8 - put together your dream team or join a team on site. There will be a cash donation wine and beer bar. PURCHASE TICKETS HERE!

  • hope's front door fundraiser

    Tuesday, Feb. 25th, 6:30-9:00 p.m. at orange and brew bottle shop and tap room

    Join Hope’s Front Door for an evening of “Fat Tuesday” festivities to benefit our transportation assistance services. Help us meet a match of $5,000 to assist over 260 clients get to jobs, medical appointments, and interviews! $30 per person: Includes a sampling of 3 beers & light Cajun dinner fare. Follow this link for more information.

  • simple supper

    Wednesday, Feb. 26th, 6:30-7:30 P.M. in Fellowship Hall

    Come join us for a simple supper of soup and fellowship before the Ash Wednesday Service. All are welcome!

  • lenten bible study

    Wednesdays, march 4- april 6, 6:00-7:30 p.m. in two way street coffee house

    This special Lenten Bible study will begin with music and a short worship time,

    followed by Bible study and a shared meal. Please bring a dish to share.

  • prison outreach ministry

    thursday evenings at the illinois youth center

    Join our prison ministry team at the Illinois Youth Center in Warrenville.  Each Thursday evening, two members of our team teach a “life skills” class to help better prepare the youth for life outside the juvenile justice system. You can volunteer as often as you are able. Please contact Gaye Smith for more information.

  • volunteer for pads

    October through may

    This is our 34th year of serving the homeless in DuPage County. We provide three meals and a place to do laundry, shower, and sleep Monday nights through Tuesday morning. For more information please contact Char Wild or come see her in Fellowship Hall after service to sign up to provide food and/or pick a volunteer shift. Donations for the purchase of food are also appreciated. 

  • adult coloring

    Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m. - noon in the library

    This ongoing group offers fellowship and an opportunity to relax and reduce stress and anxiety. Join us even if you have not colored before - we always have extra supplies for visitors!

  • Sunday School teachers needed

    You'll get so much more than you give by being part of our Sunday School team. Spend an hour each week looking at the lesson plans we provide and then enjoy an hour with our inquisitive, enthusiastic children. You can work with children in the nursery or in the preschool through sixth grade classrooms. We invite you to observe how our children wonder and grow. If you are interested, please contact our Sunday School Coordinator Sarah Forillo or 630-968-0358 x 223.

  • volunteer for meal express

    We are looking for volunteers who will prepare (or purchase a prepared meal) and deliver meals to members of our church. This could be for sickness, new baby, hospitalization, etc. If interested, please sign up in November after church in Fellowship Hall or contact Gail Jaroski.

  • volunteer - greater chicago food depository

    wednesdays, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. at gcfd

    Join church members each Wednesday evening as we repack food onsite at GCFD at 4100 W. Ann Lurie Place (off the Stevenson Expressway at Pulaski).  

    For more information, please contact David Hersemann or Laurel Carlson.

  • ucc justice and peace action network

    MAKE A POSITIVE DIFFERENCE!! examines current justice issues, educates and engages its members in shaping public policy that aligns with God's vision for a just and loving society, and calls us to personal action as the hands and feet of Jesus in the modern world. Follow the link below to sign up to receive weekly justice action alerts via email and/or text!

    Join the Justice and Peace Action Network