The building of First UMC Park Ridge is quite extensive, and we are able to partner with several community groups to share in ministry. The ministry of our building means that through our partners, we are able to continue to meet the needs of the community in many different ways. We are thankful for these partnerships in ministry!
Montessori Academy of Illinois Montessori School is held Monday – Friday from 6:45 am – 6:00 pm on the first floor in some of our classroom space. Montessori Academy of Illinois has been providing a quality education for almost two decades using a foolproof equation: Highly Experienced Certified Teachers, A Great Educational Program (Use of the Montessori Method), and Love. For more information, click here.
Language Stars Language Stars utilizes classrooms on the second floor throughout the week to provide language classes to young children. The Language Stars Park Ridge satellite center offers Spanish, French, Italian and Mandarin Chinese language classes for toddlers, preschoolers, and elementary school children. Children from 12 months to 10 years attend our morning or afternoon language programs. For more information, click here.
Families Anonymous Every Monday night at 7:30 pm, we open our doors to Families Anonymous, providing recovery for those suffering from a loved one’s addiction. For more information, click here.
Toastmasters Every 2nd and 4th Thursday, our 3rd floor comes alive with the activity of the Toastmasters. Toastmasters International is a non-profit organization which gives its members the opportunity to develop and improve their public speaking abilities through local club meetings, training seminars and speech contests. For more information, click here.