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Become an Ambassador: Spanish as a Second Language

As 2014 comes to a close and 2015 begins, the NIC rejoices in the Spanish as a Second Language program. This program allows congregations to explore “Who Is My Neighbor?” by teaching 100 words of Spanish. So far, forty-six congregations have been a part of the 6-week program.  Each class meets once per week for…

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Giving Tuesday – Dec. 2

The United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries announced that on Dec. 2, 2014, it will match up to $1 million in gifts made online to any project through The Advance as part of UMC #GivingTuesday. Q: Can #GivingTuesday donations count towards Rainbow Covenant? A: Yes, individuals can make a donation to any project through…


Anticipation of the Ferguson Decision

Date: November 16, 2014 To: The Northern Illinois United Methodist Churches From: Bishop Sally Dyck Re: Anticipation of the Ferguson decision Peace and grace to you as you gather to worship this Sunday. May the Spirit of God give you inner peace and also a desire for peace in our communities and world. I am…