Monday Night Soup Kettle

First UMC Elgin hosts a weekly Soup Kettle on Monday evenings at 5:30 pm. The Soup Kettle is open and available to anyone in need. If you would like more information or to volunteer, please contact Jeff Benchley at 708.243.1099.

   Food for the First UMC Elgin Soup Kettle is provided by the Northern Illinois Food Bank

   Churches and organizations across Elgin work together to provide food and nourishment to those in need throughout the Fox Valley area. A copy of the weekly Soup Kettle schedule and area Food Pantries is available by clicking HERE. For more information, please visit the Elgin Cooperative Ministries page at