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Welcome to First United Methodist Church
We hope you will consider visiting First United Methodist Church! Please continue to read the information below to help you as you consider worshiping with us on Sunday mornings.  Additionally, we would love the opportunity to meet you and assist you on your first Sunday here.  Please fill out the Visitor Information Form and let us know you are coming and we will be happy to greet you personally. As our guest, we pray you will enjoy the different opportunities for worship and that you will be encouraged in your walk of faith. Please join us!
We are located at 321 Oak Street in DeKalb, Illinois.  Maps and Directions  Parking is available in the parking lots north, south, and east of the church; as well as, City of DeKalb Municipal Parking Lot #7.  Parking Map  Our Parking Assistants will personally welcome you, aid with parking your vehicle, and guide you to your destination.
Under the leadership of its pastors, First UMC continues to be a leader in the community and in Methodism as a whole. First UMC, in its 158th year, is an active congregation that is involved not only with the DeKalb community, but also around the world.  Find out more
First UMC offers a variety of worship opportunities on Sundays.  If you are considering visiting us, please check out our Worship Opportunities.  When you attend our worship services, please complete our Attendance Registration forms located in our pews, and provide us with your information.  We will be happy to contact you to personally welcome you and try to answer any questions you might have about this church family.  After worship, please visit our Dining Room for a cup of coffee, and Visit our Welcome Centers to receive information about First United Methodist Church.
Children and Youth Programs, Sunday School and Childcare
Our Children's and Youth Sunday School and Childcare programs are staffed by a great team of professionals who will ensure a positive and caring time for your children. If you have children and are in need of this support for Sunday morning, please view the Classroom Assignments for room number information and assistance.  On your first visit, you will need to complete an enrollment form.  Please print and complete either the Children's Enrollment Form or the Youth and Young Adult Ministry Registration Form, and bring it with you on your first visit.
If you are currently not involved in a church, or are considering a change in church home, we invite you to become a part of First United Methodist Church!  Our church family will nurture you as you continue to grow in faith, assist you as you find a small group for fellowship, and provide you with opportunities to serve others.  Want to know more?  View First UMC's Expectations of Membership.
Please contact our Church Administrator at 815-756-6301 or  If you have additional questions or would like more information about the church, please feel free to contact our adminstrator, or fill out this Visitor Information Form.

When visiting First United Methodist Church, please stop by our Visitor Information Centers located at the Oak Street entrance near the Sanctuary, at the Fourth Street entrance, or in the Narthex on Sunday mornings to find out more about First UMC! Our greeters will personally welcome you and guide you to your destination.


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317 N 4th Street
DeKalb, IL 60115


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