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    Returning to Church

    The ReTurn Team’s five-phase plan for returning to our ministries and buildings in a safe and healthy way. Illinois is in phase four. Learn More

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    Virtual Worship

    Many churches are hosting services online due to the state's safety protocols to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. Find a community to join and be blessed by the good news of Jesus Christ. Learn More

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    Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the state of Illinois is growing. Experts remind us this is not a time to panic but to be prepared and take necessary precautions. Find resources for your church community. Learn More

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    The Discipleship Task Force's webpage on the Northern Illinois Conference website provides an opportunity to join together in common prayer with monthly devotions, weekly prayer focus, and resources. Learn More

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    Learn more about the Anti-Task Force's resources and information as we live out the conviction that racism is incompatible with Christian Teaching. Learn More

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    Have you seen or heard about something from the Discipleship Task Force but are no longer able to find it? Helpful discipleship resources, information, and tools are located on our Discipleship Webpage! Learn More

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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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Sympathy Notice: Rev. Thomas Walker

Rev. Dr. Thomas J Walker, retired member of the Northern Illinois Conference, died April 9 at Wesley Willows at the age of 83. During his ministry in the Northern Illinois Conference, Rev. W…

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DYK - Road to Reopening

Thank you to the amazing, talented and versatile laity and clergy who have given leadership to our congregations during this time of the pandemic. We have learned and persevered. Now, a year into our un…

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Central Illinois pastor sends masks to urban churches

Following Jesus Christ during the global pandemic led one Northern Illinois Conference pastor serving in the Illinois Great Rivers Conference to active participation in dis…

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Sympathy Notice: Rev. James McKendree Wall

Rev. James McKendree Wall, retired member of the Northern Illinois Conference, passed away on Monday, March 22, 2021, at age 92. During his ministry in the Northern Illinois Conferenc…

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