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    Earthkeepers Trainings

    Oct. 24-27 at Euclid Avenue UMC in Oak Park, IL. Apply Today! Learn More

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    Outreach Resources

    Hispanic Heritage Month is September 15 – October 15! Explore these tools designed to celebrate the contributions of Hispanic-Latino individuals in your community. Learn More

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    Bishop's Appeal Offering

    Bishop Sally Dyck is encouraging congregations to help support our family farmers in the Northern Illinois Conference for a special offering to be taken Nov. 16. Learn More

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    Outreach Resources

    “The Movement Continues” campaign reminds us that the foundation of The United Methodist Church has always been to follow God’s call of making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. Learn More

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    2019 Annual Conference

    Our 180th Annual Conference was held June 2-4 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center. Click for updates and news. Learn More

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    Special Session of General Conference

    The Special Session of the General Conference of The United Methodist Church took place in St. Louis, Missouri in February. The purpose was to receive and act on a report from the Commission on a Way Forward based on the recommendations of the Council of Bishops. Learn More

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    We hope you enjoy browsing our website which includes the latest news, events, resources, and messages from our Bishop. Learn More

Welcome to the Northern Illinois Conference

Our mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world by equipping our local churches for ministry and by providing a connection for ministry beyond the local church; all for the glory of God.  Our vision is "making and supporting vital Christians in vital congregations that engage with their communities and the world for peace justice and mercy."

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NIU Campus Ministry Reinvented

This fall, the Wesley Foundation at Northern Illinois University (NIU) has undergone a name change and has a newly appointed campus minister.

Laity Sunday - “Therefore Go! With Hope Through Purpose”

Laity Sunday, October 20, focuses on the celebration of the ministry of all lay Christians. A Sunday to commemorate, recognize, and honor the partnership between mi…

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BMCR celebrates 50 years and looks to the future

On Sunday, June 30, the Black Methodists for Church Renewal (BMCR) held its Annual Worship Celebration at historic St. Mark UMC, a Northern Illinois Conference (NIC) Chicago Sou…

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Bishop's Appeal Offering for Farmers

At the Nov. 16 Special Session of Annual Conference, a Bishop's Appeal offering will be taken to help our local farmers who faced a difficult season due to a rainy, cold spring and a drough…

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