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Thursday

Friday

Fall Fest (Saturday)

Pie Donation + Cookie Contest submissions (Fall Fest)

This 4-day event is a chance to reconnect spiritually and physically with our faith and place. We hope to inspire, energize, spread joy and find community once again.


Check out the schedule below and find what speaks to you. There's something for everyone.

There are also many volunteer opportunities to pitch in and make this event special. Take a look at the links above and select what looks fun to you - and feel free to choose more than one :)

Contact Lauren with any questions: (734) 545-3902 or nextsteprec@dexterumc.org

 
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THURSDAY

Dinner + Worship

Enjoy dinner from DUMC's Catering for Christ team and worship with Rev. John White. Register for dinner by Oct 11. Register your child for chilren's programming (nursery - 4th grade).

FRIDAY

Worship + Games

Enjoy worship with Dr. Tara Sutton + late night snacks and games! 

Classic card and board games provided for adults in the atrium. 

Classic neighborhood outdoor games provided for ages 9+

Register your child for children's programming (nursery - 4th grade).

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SATURDAY

Service Projects + Fall Fest

Take the morning to choose from several local service projects to help serve our Dexter Community. Check out our service opportunities

Come back in the afternoon to celebrate with our fall festival!

Check out our fall fest schedule to see what we have to offer (from pumpkin painting to tire flipping!)

SUNDAY

Worship + Fellowship

Attend any one of our three regular services; stay after for enhanced fellowship with beverages and locally homemade soft pretzels.

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HOMECOMING SCHEDULE

October 14 - October 17, 2021

THURSDAY

5:30pm - 6:30pm

DINE

Commune with your church family as we enjoy the amazing menu put together by DUMC's Catering for Christ team. Register for dinner by Oct 11. 

   

6:45pm -7:45pm

REVIVE

Be ministered to by Rev. John White and DUMC's worship team. Registration requested for children's programming. 

FRIDAY

6:45pm - 7:45pm

REVIVE

Be ministered to by Dr. Tara Sutton and DUMC's worship team. Registration requested for children's programming.

   

8:00pm - 9:00pm

GAME
Fellowship with your church family as we enjoy late night snacks + beverages and play games! Classic board and card games will be provided for adults in the atrium. Outdoor games will be provided for children 9+

SATURDAY

9:00am - 12:00pm

SERVE
Serve with your church family. Meet in the sanctuary at 9am for a devotional from Tim to prepare our hearts for serving. Service opportunities will be assigned (family friendly options will be available).

     

3:00pm - 6:00pm

FALL FEST

Enjoy a food truck, hayrides, bounce house, pumpkin painting, live music and much more!

See a detailed schedule below.

     

6:00pm - 7:00pm

FLAG FOOTBALL
Compete with your church family. For ages 13+ join us in a flag football game just before sunset to end your fall fest.

SUNDAY

8:20am - 9:30am

TRADITIONAL SERVICE
Join us for beverages and locally homemade soft pretzels.

     

9:40am - 10:50am

CONTEMPORARY SERVICE
Join us for beverages and locally homemade soft pretzels.

    

11:00am - 12:00pm

OUTDOOR SERVICE
Join us for beverages and locally homemade soft pretzels.

Volunteers keep us running! Check out these service opportunities: 

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Pies + Cookie Contest

 

FALL FEST SCHEDULE

October 16, 2021; 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Offered for the duration of fall fest: El Manantial (food truck), photo booth, pumpkin painting, cotton candy & popcorn, obstacle course bounce house, yard games.

3:00pm

COOKIE CONTEST

Submit your cookies for the chance to win a prize and be the reigning champ until next year! Winners will be announced at 3:45pm; afterward, the cookies will be available for the public to eat. Sign up here!

3:30pm

DONUT ON A STRING CONTEST

Meet us by the playground - for all kids old enough to eat a donut! We are still looking for a couple of voluteers to hold either end of the string to make it more "interactive." Volunteer here!

4:00pm - 5:00pm

FACE PAINTING

Choose from different cute fall designs to get painted on your face!

Artistic? Volunteer to paint here.

4:00pm

PIE EATING CONTEST

We will have two pie eating contests - one for kids and one for adults. Interested in donating a pie? Sign up here!

4:15pm

GROUP PHOTO

Be immortalized in our group photo! Meeting spot to come.

4:30pm

EGG TOSS

For all ages! Meet us in the middle of the field - bring a partner or let us find one for you. Prizes for winners!

5:00pm - 6:00pm

DAVE & KRISTI + S'MORES

Get cozy by the fire and enjoy live music by Dave & Kristi. S'mores are provided.

5:45pm

TIRE FLIPPING CONTEST

Prove your strength by entering the tire flipping contest! Compete against another in the time it takes to flip the tire across the field. Partners can compete against partners as well! Prizes provided.

Volunteers keep us running! Check out these service opportunities: 

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Pies + Cookie Contest