Walk of the Cross

The Walk of the Cross will be held again this year, beginning at 10 a.m. at St. Jude’s Catholic Church in New Lenox, processing over to the United Methodist Church of New Lenox, Maplewood Cemetery and ending at the Grace Episcopal Church in New Lenox.  Come experience this sacred walk as each station revisits Jesus…

Old Campground Festival

We will be celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Old Campground. Many historical activities will be incorporated throughout the day intermingled with our 42nd Arts and Crafts Show, as well as good food, fun, entertainment and fellowship.

Old Campground Festival Arts & Crafts Show

Festival date:  June 24th, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. There will be NO rain date! Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Methodist Campgrounds with various historical activities Our beautiful, wooded, Old Methodist Campground will again be the site of our annual Festival of the Arts!  We are planning continuous entertainment and other attractions…

Campground Festival

Festival date:  June 25th, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Rain Date: Sunday, June 26th from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Our beautiful, wooded, Old Methodist Campground will again be the site of our annual Festival of the Arts!  We are planning continuous entertainment and other attractions during this day-long sale of Arts and Crafts. …

The Reverend William G. and Ruth R. Johnson Scholarship

The Reverend William G. and Ruth R. Johnson Scholarship Upon retiring as a United Methodist Church pastor, Rev. Bill and his lovely wife, Ruth, moved to New Lenox and became such a vital part of our church family.  Like Art Nelson, Rev. Bill was always looking for the new faces to greet on Sunday morning…

The Richard Swanson Scholarship

The Richard Swanson Scholarship Richard Swanson, another long-time, beloved member of our faith family, was a tireless worker in and around the church all year long.  His friendly smile as he came to do odd chores around the church never wavered as he went about taking care of watering the flowers and new trees recently…

Aurora District UMW Newsletter

The Aurora District United Methodist Women hold seasonal meetings for local units to gather and gain more information about the missions of UMW around the world and to share ideas to take back to their own units to possibly implement in some way into their own programs to help women, children and youth in need…

Confirmation

    Confirmation is an opportunity for 8th grade and freshman high school students to grow in their faith, knowledge and love of God.  It’s tons of fun!  It includes a retreat for 8th graders in the fall, visits to other church faiths, classes with others their age over a period of two years and culminating…

UMW Salad Luncheon and General Meeting

This year, our United Methodist Women will be honoring all women of our faith family age 90 and above at a special luncheon in their honor on Wednesday, April 15 at 12 Noon.  Everyone is encouraged to bring a salad dish to pass.  A short general meeting will follow the luncheon.

Tracy DeGraaf Friday April 24, 2015

Laughter is Medicine for the Soul   United Methodist Church of New Lenox Hosts Ladies Comedy Event Friday, April 24, at 7 p.m.   If there’s anything the world could use more of today, it is laughter! With news of unemployment, the economy, and negative politics everywhere, a welcomed fresh face has entered the comedy…