Plan Your Visit to First UMC Oak Park

Hey there! Thank you for stopping by our website. If you are searching for a welcoming church, we know we are the place for you.

Feel free to check out the "About" page where you can find the answers to frequently asked questions.


If you have never been to our church before, come by this Sunday or attend any of the events below! We would love to get to know you. We want to see lives changed here by the power of Jesus Christ, and we see that happen every week when someone steps through our doors. We look forward to meeting you! God bless.

- Rev. Reid

March 23

Egg Hunt

Saturday March 23rd

Have some great family fun together to celebrate Easter!
11 am - 1pm - refreshments, crafts, and the story of Easter with the Easter Egg Hunt will following on the playground. 

Please RSVP:  Space will be limited so that we can provide an intimate and low-stress experience for even our youngest seekers.

March 29

Good Friday Worship

March 29 at 7pm

March 31

Easter Sunday - Sunrise Service

Sunday March 31st


Celebrate He Is Risen!

Sunrise Service 7a in the Memorial Garden adjacent to the church building next to the playground.  If inclement weather, we will meet in the chapel.  Enter through Oak Park Ave door in the Memorial Tower.   This worship experience will not be streamed online.


March 31

Easter Sunday - Pot-Luck Breakfast

Sunday March 31st   



Between our worship services, join us for breakfast. Bring your favorite breakfast item already prepared to share.  Plan your visit and let us know you're coming. Also, if and what you'll be bringing to add to the menu.



March 31

Easter Sunday - Celebrate the Resurrection

Sunday March 31st


Celebrate He Is Risen!


Celebration of Resurrection 10a in Sanctuary and online.  Our Chancel Choir, Bell Choir, and Praise Team will all be participating in this grand celebration of Jesus' victory over death! Join us. We'll be saving a seat just for you! 


We have a fun Egg Hunt planned for the kids following the Celebration of Resurrection worship service! 


April 21

Community Health and Wellness Fair

At the Community Recreation Center

229 Madison St. Oak Park


The 8th Annual OPRF Community Health & Wellness Fair on SUNDAY, APRIL 21, from 11AM-2PM, at the NEW Community Recreation Center in Oak Park.  We are one of this year's sponsors, and will be highlighting the connection of mind, body, AND Spirit.


This event is a showcase of outstanding health & wellness services available throughout the western suburbs and attracts hundreds of area residents who interact with 50+ exhibitors, receive complimentary screenings, enjoy family activities & appreciate excellent giveaways. 

Ongoing Events

First and Third Mondays

First and Third Mondays 

(January ONLY, Second and Fourth Mondays)

Prayer Sessions at the church


Chapel open for group prayer and scripture reading.  


Chapel and sanctuary open for private prayer and meditation.

Church Calendar

Take a look at the events happening at First UMC Oak Park.  Want to book a room or have a question about an event? Reach out to the church office! 

Three Times Per Year

Discipleship Exploration Class


Want to learn more about what it means to be a part of the First United Methodist Church family?  Join us for this informative session learning some of the basics while getting better acquainted with the pastor, some some folks already active in the church, and others exploring just like you.


Let us know you're coming so we can plan to see you in-person or online!  Click here.   


Alpha Course

Monday Nights (First and Third Monday of month)- Next course coming in February!

Join the Alpha course to explore the basics of the Christian faith in a safe and non-judgemental environment.  For more information and to let us know of your interest in this course, click here.