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Mission Challenge Collection Sites


Current Collection Sites as of 11/17/21

Lake North District

Lake South District

UMC of Libertyville
Contact: Kathie Slocum    847-362-1749
Drop-off Instructions:
429 Brainerd Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048
Monday -Thursday, 9 am – 3 pm
West entrance that has four doors (parking lot)
There will be a gray plastic bin inside the door.

Urban Village-West/ River Forest UMC 
Contact: River Forest UMC Office 708-771-3668
Drop-off Instructions: Nov. 27 and Dec 4
7970 Lake Street, River Forest, IL 60305
9 am to 12 pm
Northwest entrance (near parking lot) 

Buffalo Grove Kingswood UMC
Contact: James Preston, Clayton Edwards
Drop-off Instructions: 
November 27th - 10 am to 2 pm
December 6th - 4 to 8 pm
Donated items may be dropped through the front door.
(double doors).
401 W. Dundee Rd. Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

UMC of New Lenox
Contact: Ray Trent   815-277-7053
Trailer at New Lenox
339 W. Haven Avenue New Lenox, IL 60451
Drop-off Instructions: 
Monday – Thursday 9am - 4:30 pm
Friday 9 am -1 pm
Call 630-355-1748 for after-hours

Oak Lawn First UMC 
Contact: Linda Prohaska    708-203-3917
100th St & S Central Avenue, Oak Lawn, IL 60453
Drop-off Instructions: 
10 am -6 pm
Call Linda @ 708-203-3917 to schedule a drop-off time.
Drop off at front door.    

St. Mark UMC 
Contact: Anna Kellum
Phone: (773) 846-2992
8441 S. St Lawrence Ave Chicago, IL 60619
Drop-off Instructions: 
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 10 am – 5 pm

Prairie Central District


Community Church of Fox River Grove UMC 
Contact: Rev. Karen Sersen   847-639-7737
Drop-off Instructions: 
400 Opatrny, Fox River Grove, IL 60021
Sunday 12 pm - 4 pm Wednesdays 11 am – 3 pm
Call church office for alternative drop-off times. 
Drop off at front door.    

Geneva UMC 
Contact: Rev. Lisa Telomen 630-232-7120
Drop-off Instructions: (Nov. 27 - Dec. 4)
211 Hamilton St., Geneva, IL 60134
Monday through Thursday:  8:30 am - 4:30pm
Saturdays – Nov.27 & Dec. 4:  9am - noon

Our Redeemer UMC 
Contact: Melissa Bland   847-882-6116
Drop-off Instructions:  
1600 W. Schaumburg Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60007
Monday, Wednesday & Friday
9 am – 1 pm

Fall 2021 Mission Challenge

Prairie North District

Prairie South District

Christ UMC 
Contact: Ged Trias 815-608-0572
Drop-off Instructions: (November 1 to December 7)
4509 Highcrest Road, Rockford, IL 61107
Monday & Wednesday 8:30 am -3 pm
White trailer to the left of Door #6

Freeport Faith UMC 
Contact: Lisa Hunziker   815-232-6533
Drop-off Instructions: (November 1 to December 7)
1440 South Walnut Avenue, Freeport, IL 61032
Tuesday through Friday 9 am – 1 pm
Lanark UMC
Contact: Marilyn Joan Nolan (815) 994-2567
Primary: (815) 493-6300
Drop-off Instructions:  (November 1 to December 7)
410 E. Franklin, Lanark, IL 61046
Call (815) 493-6300 or email
to arrange for drop-off times

Rochelle UMC 
Contact: Gigi Gardner 815-562-2164
Drop-off Instructions: (November 1 to December 7)
709 4th Avenue, Rochelle, IL 61068 
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 9 am -3 pm
Please utilize the main entrance off the parking lot. 
Contact for alternate drop-off times contact  

Ottawa First UMC
Contact: Church Office  (815) 433-1060
100 W Jefferson Ottawa, IL 61350
Drop-off Instructions:  (November 1 to December 7)
Monday, Tuesday & Friday 9am – noon
Use Columbus St./Rt. 23 North (Side Door)

Ottawa Evangelical UMC (pending) 
Contact: Reverend Abraham Moller
773- 698-2296
1116 Illinois Ave. Odawa, IL 61350
Drop-off Instructions:  coming

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