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Office Hours

Monday - Thursday:  9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Friday: 9:00 a.m. - noon

Additional hours made by appointment.
If you need to see a specific staff member, it’s best to set up an appointment ahead of time since staff schedules vary. Call us at (815) 399-5910 to make an appointment (phones will be answered during office hours).


Sunday Worship at Christ UMC

8:30 a.m. – Dining Room (use door #6) Casual service

10:00 a.m. - Sanctuary Traditional  service

Online Worship

The 10:00 service is recorded each Sunday and are available on our website after the livestreamed service ends (around 11:00 a.m.) to watch at any time. Visit the Sermons page or watch on our Facebook page:


Get in Touch: Subscribe to our Email List

Special updates will be sent out to you as needed. The weekly eNews will usually  be sent out on Thursdays. A prayer list will be sent out on Wednesdays, so that we can continue to hold one another in prayer.  Note:  Please check your spam folders if you don’t see these in your inbox. Our email platform, Mailchimp, will sometimes be recognized as spam, depending on your computer’s security setting. Want to be added to our email list? Let us know by emailing us at

The Flame

Our monthly newsletter, The Flame, will continue to be produced and sent out on our regular schedule. Everyone who has subscribed to our email list will receive a digital copy of the Flame by email each month. To request a paper copy, email us at

Pictures for "What You Been Up To?" for Church Services

You may send in your pictures for the weekly "What you been up to?" with a small caption of what's going on in the picture to