What’s Happening

For a list of additional community events hosted at Baker Memorial, click here to go to our Community Connection page.

At-A-Glance Cards

2023-2024
Find out what’s happening for all ages with our cards that list programming dates and times: Everyone, Music, Adults, Children & Family, BakerYouth, Missions, and Women in Faith. Click here to view the cards.

ReCharge for All Ages

Sundays • 10:30 am

Get plugged in and ReCharge with small groups, fellowship, and fun for all ages. It’s  a perfect way to renew your mind and set your week on the right path with God and others. Click here to view adult schedule.

Volunteer & Serve Others

Many opportunities!

Serving Christ here, near, and far away is our motto. Here at Baker Memorial UMC, serving others is a fundamental aspect of life. We have many opportunities! Go here to connect to our Volunteer page.

St. Charles Farmers Market

FridayS • 9 am-12 pm
The St. Charles Indoor Farmers Market runs Fridays now through May from 9 am to 12 pm. Please use the lower Main Street entrance. Find eggs, honey, baked goods, meat, cheese, hand-made items, and more!

Quilting Day

Wednesday, February 21 • 12 pm
Whether you can sew, iron, cut fabric with a rotary cutter, or sort fabric the Prayer Quilt Ministry welcomes your help. The group meets in Wiley Hall on third Wednesdays from 12-3 pm.

BakerYouth Lock-In

Friday, February 23 • 6 pm
Friday the 23rd at 6 pm thru Saturday the 24th at 8:30 am we’re having an overnight event with games, good eats, a movie, and more! We need a minimum of four signed up by February 16. Sign up now on your church app or here. For grades 6-12.

One O’Clock Book Group

Monday, March 4 • 1 pm
The group meets monthly on first Mondays in the parlor. The March selection is Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver. All are welcome to join in this reading fellowship. For more info, contact Shelley Campbell at sscbooks@sbcglobal.net.

Faith, Food & Fun

Wednesday, March 6 • 5:30-7 pm
Our intergenerational evening begins with Make Your Own Pizza! followed by a lesson on faith activated in the early church from Acts 2 and a hands-on learning experience about Midwest Missions and our June mission trip! You bring your favorite pizza toppings and the FFF team will supply the rest: crust, sauce, cheese and sausage. Sign up on the church app or here

Baker Memorial Music

Sunday, March 10 • 3 pm
Come discover the music at Baker Memorial! Join us for a community concert featuring many of our wonderful music ensembles and soloists! Freewill offering for UMCOR.

Northern Illinois Food Bank

Monday, March 18  • 9 am
Join the Illinois Food Bank gang! A team of volunteers heads to the NIL Food Bank every month. Our shift runs from 9am until Noon. Want more information? Contact Betty Erickson at n9yfc@aol.com.

Purchase with a Purpose

Saturday, March 23 • 10 am-3 pm
Purchase With A Purpose, our annual one-day fair trade market, features wonderful vendors with goods from all over the world.  It’s feel good shopping! Located in Wiley Hall. Open to the public.

Road to Easter

Friday, March 29 • 10:30 am-Noon

Join us for Easter family faith fun and box lunch. Plus an outdoor Easter egg hunt, weather prmitting. For kids Pre-K thru 5th grade. Please register on your church app or here. It helps us plan for lunch and supplies.