Together We Can Change The World

During lent Crete UMC collectively partcipates

in the activities of  Fill the Ark Giving Calendar.  


Each day of this four week calendar includes information about how Heifer International's works to end hunger and poverty in communities around the world.  In the calendar, there is also a daily giving challenge to help guide families to raise funds that will help lift families from poverty to self-reliance. 

Magazine Article from Holiday 2017

An Egg a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

Malnutrition, stunting and frequent illness are common among children in rural Ghana. The Djabas have discovered through a Heifer project that eggs and education might be the cure for what ails them.

Fall 2017

Clever Is Her Name

Being poor her whole life left Buddhi Devi shy and insecure. But thanks to Heifer, she developed a new set of skills that makes her invaluable to her community.

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Our first priority remains keeping one another safe. We care deeply for you, and remain committed to doing all we can for each other’s safety and health.

Those who have been fully vaccinated can choose whether or not to wear a mask in worship.

Worship Services:

Sunday at 10:00 a.m.


Wednesday nights at 7:00 p.m.

There will be no Wednesday evening worship service during the summer.

On Sunday, June 27th, the next phase to loosen safety precautions will be in place.

Summer Worship hours will be one Worhip Service on Sunday mornings, beginning at 10 a.m. The length of the service will extend to 45 minutes (rather than 30).


Phone: 708-672-8353


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Phone: 708-672-8353


Diane McGarel, Admin Asst.

Office Hours

are Monday thru Friday from 8-1p. 

Church In-Person Office Hours have been extended to:

Tuesdays, 8-1p

Fridays 8-12p

Your call is very important to us so if the line is busy please leave a message as Diane, the Office Admin Assistant will return your call as soon as possible. Calls received during non in-person office hours are forwarded and  answered remotely.

If you wish to speak to Pastor Kristen, you can reach her directly @ (224) 628-9128



Located at 1321 Main Street, Crete, IL 60417

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