What to Expect

Planning your First Visit

Sometimes visiting a new church can be overwhelming. You are not sure where to go, where to park, or even where to sit. At First UMC Elgin, it is our goal to help you feel comfortable. We’d love the opportunity to welcome you and introduce you to the people of our church. Fill out this form to let us know you are coming, and we’ll be sure to accommodate you during service and show you around!

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the weekly worship service?
First UMC Elgin meets at 10:00 am on Sunday mornings.

What can I expect at worship service?
Our worship services consist of blended music, prayer, and preaching. With scripture in mind, the message is always engaging, thought-provoking, and real.

Where is the church located?
First UMC Elgin is located at the corner of Center Street and Highland Avenue in Downtown Elgin. Find our location address by clicking here.

Where do I park? 
Free parking is available in the garage located directly across the street on Highland Avenue.

What do I wear? 
Whether it’s your Sunday’s best or casual jeans and a shirt, visit us wearing what you feel most comfortable in.

First Sundays
On the first Sunday of each month, we take Holy Communion. Holy Communion gifts are offered to all without restrictions or requirements.

The nursery is open on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month. Our dedicated staff & team of volunteers have completed their training and are ready to welcome and care for your children while you join your friends for worship.

Contact us

It is important to us that you feel comfortable and welcome during your visit with us. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to reach out to us.

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