In person worship has resumed! Please join us Sunday mornings at 10:00 AM. We will observe safe distancing protocols.


Our worshiping congregation is a group of people who are diverse in age, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, economic situation, and religious background.   When we gather, we celebrate that diversity, finding in it a greater understanding of the Divine Mystery. The more diversity we share, the greater the sense of the sacred in our midst.

We worship every Sunday at 10:00 am in a service which shows a great appreciation for the richness of the United Methodist tradition. Music is an important aspect of our worship life, with a wonderful choir during the school year, special music during the summer, and our wonderful Skinner organ weekly through the year. We celebrate communion on the first Sunday of each month, as well as on special occasions through the year. Everyone is welcome at the table.

Sunday services are held at 10 am in the Sanctuary. Fellowship time follows directly after at 11am. All are welcome!


At First United Methodist Church of Oak Park, we believe that faith is a journey, a journey shared in a supportive community.

We invite you to review this site and visit to learn more about us—our ministries, our congregation, as well as our historic church building. Our journey is both life-affirming and life-sustaining. We welcome fellow travelers.

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We are a diverse, welcoming, and interesting congregation.  

We value our Christian Education program and Spiritual Formation opportunities for all ages.

We value the ways that our congregation builds relationships across generations.

We are committed to serving Christ and our neighbor in our own community and around the world.

We worship with a rich musical tradition, with prayers and the Word read and preached in ways that connect with our lives.