Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors
Ouk-Yean Kim Jueng, Lead Pastor
Ouk-Yean has been a pastor since 1993 and served churches in Elgin, Libertyville, and Tinley Park. She is proud and grateful to be a clergy member of the United Methodist Church and strongly believes that God has brought her to the United States as a missionary.
Will Green, Associate Pastor
Will grew up in Hope, Arkansas, where he experienced a call to ministry as part of First United Methodist Church. In addition to relating to the Youth, Young Adult, Mission, and Evangelism efforts of the congregation, Will loves preaching, teaching, and pastoral care.
Lynn Mikels, Pastor of Faith Formation
Lynn has served First Church in a variety of capacities since 1983 – but always involving ways that people are nurtured in faith. She loves teaching people of all ages as they explore adventures of faith and life.
First United Methodist Church of Arlington Heights, as a Reconciling Congregation, celebrates humanity’s diversity of age, racial and ethnic background, sexual orientaton, gender identity, special needs, socio-economic conditions, and marital status. Created in the image of God, all persons are worthy of God’s love and grace and welcomed into full participation in the life of our congregation.
What does FUMCAH mean in the first place?
FUMCAH is the acronym (First United Methodist Church of Arlington Heights) that we use to describe our community.
Where are you located?
We’re located at 1903 East Euclid Avenue in Arlington Heights, IL. Click here for a map. Visitor parking and accessible entrances are located to the left as you enter our parking lot from Euclid Avenue.
What time do Sunday services begin & end?
Worship begins every Sunday morning at 9:30am. We celebrate Holy Communion (which is open to people of every denomination or religious inclination) on the first Sunday of each month. Expect excellent music, prophetic preaching, and a warm & welcoming community. Worship typically lasts an hour.
Are children welcome in worship?
Absolutely! We also offer Nursery Care (birth through age 2) during worship, fellowship time and Sunday morning adult education. Sunday School, age two through sixth grade, is at 9:30 and multi-age “Celebration Station” is from 10:40-11:30.
Is your building accessible for those with special needs?
Our building is currently equipped with ADA-required ramps, elevators, and a lift to and from our Fellowship Hall. Our worship space is equipped with ample room for assistive devices. Those with hearing needs are invited to inform an usher and receive one of our hearing assistive devices.
Who do I contact if I want to learn more about the Church?
You’re invited to call or email one of our three pastors if you have any questions about our community, beliefs, programs, or worship opportunities. They may be reached by email (please visit our staff page for more information) or by calling 847-255-5112.