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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…


2015 Rainbow Convenant Advance Application

Applications are now available for ALL ministries wishing to be a Rainbow Covenant Advance in 2015. This is for ALL current and new ministries. A new Rainbow Covenant book will be created after this 2015 cycle is complete. Each ministry must fill out this form and return it to the e-mail indicated on the form. Our…