Register for classes, events and more

Gary United Methodist Church in Wheaton, IL, offers a variety of opportunities to help you grow in your faith. When you click on the links below, you will see a description of each event and a registration form.


Register your attendance

Prayer requests

Altar flowers

Sign up to provide flowers for the altar during worship.

New member information

Safe sanctuaries covenant

Serve others

Get connected

There are many ways to get connected to God and others at Gary Church. Click the link to see where you would like to serve.

Special Blend fellowship

Sign up to set up, host, clean up or provide food for Special Blend on Sundays.

Sign up for August Blood Drive
Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2-6 p.m., Commons (Save the date: Nov. 29, 2-6 p.m.)
Each pint donated can save up to three lives. The need is constant, and every pint is precious.

Participate in events and groups

Share your input

As part of the merger agreement between Aldersgate UMC and Gary Church, we are developing both a mission statement and a welcoming statement. The Mission & Welcoming Statements Team would love your input with this three-question survey.

Summer Supper Series

Thursdays, June 8, July 6 and Aug. 3, 5:30–7 p.m., Courtyard (if inclement weather, then Commons)

Join in fellowship and share a meal with others on one Thursday a month this summer!  Meet for a potluck prior to the Municipal Band Concerts in Memorial Park. The concerts start at 7:30 p.m. Please bring a dish to share, plus your chair, your place setting, a drink and whatever else you need. Register to set up, clean up or just attend.

Gary Church to recognize graduates

Please let us know who from the Gary Church family will graduate from high school, college or vocational school this year. Please provide the information by Sunday, June 11. We will recognize them in an upcoming edition of the Chimes magazine.

Register for Stellar VBS
Monday, June 19–Thursday, June 22, 9 a.m.–noon, Gary Church
Stellar Vacation Bible School will launch kids on a cosmic quest where they’ll have a blast shining Jesus’ light to the world. Stellar rockets kids on an out-of-this-world adventure that’s light years of faith-building fun. Register your child entering four-year-old preschool through fourth grade and volunteer today!

Register for Level Up! BLAST Camp
Monday, June 19–Thursday, June 22, 9 a.m.–noon, Gary Church
Students entering grades 5-8 will journey through the world of video games and learn to "level up" in their life with Jesus. Sign up to volunteer and register your student(s) here.

2023 Family Camp

Thursday, July 20– Sunday, July 23
Families are invited to Pine Lake Camp in Westfield, Wisconsin to spend an extended weekend growing closer to God and each other through nature, worship and play.

Gary Golf Outing for Gary Youth
Sunday, Aug. 6, first tee time at 1 p.m., Klein Creek Golf Course
The 26th annual Gary Golf Outing to support Gary Youth ministries will be a four-person scramble format. All skill levels are encouraged to participate. Sign up for your foursome or to let us know you will need to be paired with other golfers. The cost is $125 (adults), $90 (youth) which includes 18 holes of golf with a cart and a meal and refreshments after play. You may also sponsor a hole for $125.

Grief Matters Support Group

Wednesdays, 10 a.m., starting Sept. 6 for nine sessions, Commons
We welcome anyone grieving the death or loss of someone to be a part of this group. It is a place where you can be with people who understand how you feel and the pain of your loss. You’ll gain valuable tools to help you as you continue on the journey of grief.

Anti-Racist Book Club
Join our monthly discussion. Register above and read the book(s) on your own.
Usually the fourth Wednesday of the month, 7 p.m.

Cherub Choir, Friendship Singers, Good News Ringers
Register for these various Wednesday night Gary Kids' singing and ringing groups.

Gary Kids & Gary Youth Participation Form 2022-2023