Following Christ, Nurturing Community, Seeking a Just Peace

Join Us Sundays | Worship 9:15 | Fellowship 10:45 | Sunday School 11:15

First Mennonite Church of Champaign-Urbana is an inclusive congregation trying to follow Jesus by loving God and all our neighbors, caring for one another, and joining the struggle for justice and peace. You are invited to come walk with us!

Christmas Sunday

Fall 2019

September – November

Our Fall adult classes are “Words Come Alive” and “Immigration and the Bible in CU and Beyond”.

Our children use the SHINE curriculum, which explores important characters and themes from the Bible.

Read about each 2019 Fall class in detail.

Winter Sunday school

FMC Book Read

Sunday, October 20
12 pm

In anticipation of the upcoming CU Interfaith Exploration in November, we are having a discussion of the book, “Holy Envy: Finding God in the Faith of Others”, by Barbara Brown Taylor. 




November 7 – 10

First Mennonite Church helped coordinate this inaugural event, which involves people of varied religious perspectives in building relationships, deepening understanding, discovering common ground, and promoting collaboration on the significant issues of our time.

You are invited to participate in one or more activities taking place on the University of Illinois campus and local community.
On Sunday, November 10, Ted & Company TheaterWorks will debut a new show,  “I’d Like to Buy an Enemy 2.0: The Fear Version”.

FMC 2019 Priorities

Seek & promote opportunities for education about the spectrum of gender & sexuality and the use of inclusive language.

Encourage the sharing of each person’s gifts, including diverse expressions and explorations of faith.

Work for racial justice within ourselves, our congregation, and our community.

2019 Priorities and Quesions – details (PDF)

FMC Library

Search our book collection on the librarything website. The “tag” tells where the book is located in our library, near the sanctuary entrance. Kids’ books are downstairs.

Upcoming Events

10/15 – Retiree Game Day at Phyllis Croisant’s home (1p)

10/17 – Bible studies (7a & 9:30a)

10/20 – Worship (9:15a)

10/20 – All-church book read (12p)

Check our event calendar for more details.