Mission Projects

 The Missions Committee of the United Methodist Church of New Lenox continues to be an active hands-on ministry.  We have been making mission trips to the Cookson Hills Mission in Oklahoma for several years now.  We do special drives for supplies for their thrift store that helps families at Cookson Hills get the things they need…

Pastors & Staff

The Rev. Wesley S. Dickson ~ Senior Pastor Rev. Dickson was raised in the small community of Bristol, and graduated from Yorkville High School.  He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Studies (Organizational & Corporate Communication Emphasis) from NIU in DeKalb.  He received his Masters of Divinity from The University of Dubuque Theological Seminary. Rev….

Our History

“In the Beginning…” the Rev. Jesse Walker set up a mission south of Plainfield in 1826. This charismatic preacher began “riding the circuit.” He preached at first to the Native Americans and later to the permanent settlers who began arriving in 1830. The first settlement in what later became New Lenox Township centered on the…