Give blood this summer

Wednesday, July 20, 2–6 p.m., Commons
Gary Church will once again host a blood drive through Versiti, one of the Midwest’s major blood centers. For each unit of blood given, up to three lives can be saved. Register here.

Register for classes and register your attendance for worship

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.


Prayer requests

Living Hope, Giving Hope

Our stewardship campaign shows us we can offer hope to others through our prayers, presence, gifts, service and witness.

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

Educational, fellowship and music opportunities

Parent's Night Out (registration coming soon)
Friday, June 10, 6:30–8:30 p.m., Lower Level
Drop off your kiddos at Gary Church and enjoy some well-deserved time away. Register ages 2-11. Suggested cash donation of $5 per child.

Share graduate information
We want to celebrate graduates of high school, college or vocational school. Let us know about your graduate and their future plans.

Mama-Ain't-Got-No-Time-to-Read Book Club
register for location and dates/times
This monthly gathering will meet to watch a short, informative and inspirational video from MOPS, then discuss the topic. It is a time for fellowship. It is a time for conversation. It is a time for you.

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

Family Camp
Thursday, July 14 through Sunday, July 17


Monumental VBS
Monday, June 20-Thursday, June 23
4-year-old preschool through grade 4.

Monday, June 20-Thursday, June 23
Grade 5 through grade 8.


Summer Mission Trip 2022
Saturday, June 25 – Saturday, July 2
(for Gary Youth entering high school through recently graduated as of May 2022)

Grief Matters Support Group
Wednesdays through June 15, 10 a.m., Commons
We welcome anyone grieving the death or loss of someone to be a part of the new session 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.



Mission opportunities

Check out our Mission and Outreach page.

CROP Hunger Walk 2022

CROP Walk raises funds for and awareness of the ever-present food security issues in DuPage County and around the world. Portions of our CROP Walk funds support Wheaton and Glen Ellyn food pantries who provide for families and children in local school districts.

Donate using the link above. You can also write a check to CWS CROP and give to the Church Office. Donations are welcome through the end of May.

Contact Judy Selby through the Church Office with any CROP Walk questions.