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Posted by administrator On June - 7 - 2019 0 Comment

Morgan Park United Methodist Church held its first Sunday service on May 22, 1887, with forty-two persons in attendance. The church was formed at the urging of Dr. William Henry German, a devout Methodist, who arrived in the community in 1882. It was he, who in 1887 earnestly sought consent from the Presiding Elder of the Joliet District to hold services. Reverend W. O. Shepard of Blue Island agreed to hold Sunday afternoon services beginning on May 22, 1887, until a student pastor could be appointed at the next Conference session that October. The first prayer meeting, held on the  [ Read More ]

Posted by administrator On April - 14 - 2019 0 Comment

Donate. Volunteer. Shop. Every Tuesday and Friday from 1p.m. to 3p.m.

Posted by administrator On March - 11 - 2019 0 Comment

The next Film Discussion group is Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. All are invited to a Film Showing Celebrating Fathers on Saturday, June 8th, at 5:00 p.m. in the church parlor. We will view the 2017 Chicago-based film, “A Family Man”. Dane Jensen, a hard-driven headhunter, is gearing up for the professional battle of his life. When his young son is given a harrowing diagnosis, Dane is pulled between achieving his dream and spending time with the family that needs him. Come; and enjoy the discussion, food, and fellowship. Light refreshments will be served. Bring a dish to  [ Read More ]

Posted by administrator On January - 12 - 2019 Comments Off on THANK YOU! – Hats (and scarfs) For the Homeless

Thank you to the MPUMC and greater Beverly/Morgan Park community for your outpouring of support for the Hats (and scarfs) for the homeless.  Over 80 handmade hats and scarfs were kitted or crocheted and delivered to the church.  Some sent from as far away as Peoria, IL.  They were blessed on Sunday, December 16th with the following blessing and will be delivered by our own “Santa Claus” Pastor Dennis, on Saturday, December 22nd to South Suburban PADS, just in time for a Christmas blessing. Ms. Dorothy Sanders, a volunteer at Living Springs Church/South Suburban PADS, sent a message thanking us  [ Read More ]

Posted by administrator On December - 30 - 2012 0 Comment

Join us every Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. for adult co-ed half court basketball. Meet in the gym. For more information contact James Cooks at 312/576-1417. Health and Wellness information available at each game.

Posted by administrator On June - 7 - 2012 0 Comment

Join us every Sunday for a celebrative, traditional/contemporary worship service at 11:00 a.m.   Join Us!

Posted by administrator On March - 11 - 2012 0 Comment

Join the Prayer Shawl Ministry on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month a 6:30 p.m. in the Church Parlor.  Knitters and Crocheters Welcomed! Did you know that according to research at the Harvard affiliated Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine, the repetitive motion and focus of needlework can elicit what’s known as the relaxation response – a calming meditation-like state that slows heart rate and causes blood pressure to drop.  In addition, a study published in the Journal of American Geriatrics Society suggests that knitting is associated with a lower risk of dementia for those 65 and older.  [ Read More ]