News & Activities


Sewing Day the second Monday of the month at 9am (downstairs)

Greeting Card Ministry, once a month on Saturday from 9am to Noon. The cards are sold for $1 in the Narthex and the proceeds go to benefit ChildServe.

SPRC Meeting - Second Tuesday of the Month at 7pm

United Methodist Women Meeting - 1st Wednesday of the Month 9am to 10:30am

United Methodist Men Meeting and Breakfast - 1st Saturday of the Month 8am to 9:30am at Simons

Church Council Meeting - Third Tuesday 7pm to 8:30pm in the Coffee Room

Third Thursday Meal - Third Thursday of Each Month in (basement) Fellowship Hall. Free Meal at 5:30pm with Entertainment at 6:00pm   


Worship Series 


COMMUNITY MEALS - Third Thursdays     5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

T2S2 (Third Thursday Supper & Speaker)  A free meal is provided by the United Methodist Men.  A lite supper is served beginning at 5:30 p.m.  Special speakers will begin their presentations at 6:00 p.m.  The event ends at 7:00 p.m.  All folks in the Villa Park community and surrounding area are invited to attend. 

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September 19, 2019

October 17, 2019

November 21, 2019

December 19, 2019

GLEANING PROGRAM  a HUGE SUCCESS!    Returns Summer 2019

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday evenings, the CUMC van picks up fresh produce from local farmstands and distributes it to area food pantries.  We give thanks for the abundance of fresh vegetables and willing volunteers.  In 2016, we collected and distributed 1,185 bushels of fresh produce to local food pantries and feeding programs.  To volunteer (community invited) please contact Calvary UMC  630/530-8200.              



5th Annual - Love Your Neighbor Day - Saturday, September 28, 2019

Do you or someone you know have difficulty keeping up with work around the house because of financial or physical limitations? Could you benefit from a group of volunteers coming to your home for a day to help with minor repairs, cleaning or yard work? Apply for assistance with Love Your Neighbor Day.

On Saturday, September 28, 2019, members of Villa Park/Lombard area churches and members of the community will come together to volunteer and help their neighbors.

Homeowner applications are available in the church office or website, or go to or send an e-mail to Applications are being accepted now. Deadline is August 10, 2019.

Interested in volunteering? Mark the date on your calendar and volunteer sign-up sheets will be available soon.

Working together to help neighbors in need.

Site Link:

Application Link


CROP WALK - October, 2018    (see "Mission" tab)

United Methodist Men

Men of the Northern Illinois Conference, you're invited to join the Northern Illinois Conference UMM for the Spiritual Congress (annual men's retreat) to be held September 14-16 in Williams Bay, WI on scenic Lake Geneva. Spiritual Congress is presented by the NICUMM for spiritual development, training and fellowship with brothers from around the conference. For those of you who have attended before, you know that it is sure to be a spirit-filled, life-changing weekend. The topic of this year's Spiritual Congress is "Teach a Man to Fish"- presented by Charlie Lyons and Drew Oakley of the YoungER Men's Ministry Think Tank of the Southeast Jurisdiction UMM.

Resilient Grand Opening

Resilient | Community Launch September 29th & 30th| 1p.m. Resilient is a Christian Community Development Association and Not-for-Profit launched through Christ Church and its volunteers in partnership with Calvary United Methodist Church. It exists to assist community members in Southern DuPage County to flourish via: High School Leadership Initiatives, grammar school and junior high mentoring programs, job training, English as a Second Language program and Community Engagement with partnering churches, two of whom are Calvary United Methodist Church and God’s Congregation Fellowship. Our goal is to help our community members to become resilient by equipping them to thrive with the necessary training and significant mentoring relationship needed to do so. Resilient is housed in Calvary United Methodist Church located at 136 E. Highland, (corner of Summit & Highland) Villa Park. For more information, call: 630 974-0082. Join us for a cookout, school supplies, fun for kids and information on Resilient on the 29th. Join us on the 30th for more supply give-away and info on Resilient.  

Financial Updates

We are grateful for and continue to rely on your regular giving which allows us to minister to our community. In addition, your generous giving provides a warm and welcoming place to worship and fellowship.

Special Giving Sundays in September & October: 




Sat, 12/14/2013 - 9:00am
Sun, 12/22/2013 - 10:15am
Tue, 12/24/2013 - 8:00pm

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THURSDAY AFTERNOON BIBLE STUDY  1:00 p.m.   (Call for location)  

CHOIR PRACTICE  Thursday evenings  7:00 p.m. (Choir generally takes a break in the Summer between Father's Day and Labor Day)