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    Solidarity for Suffering Children

    United Methodists are encouraged to Pray, ACT, and Give in light of the recent news about the unsafe conditions for children in government holding facilities along the U.S.-Mexico border. 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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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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Grant helps Chicago clergy create cohort

Five innovative United Methodist clergy from the Northern Illinois Conference are receiving renewal grants from Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. This cohort of pastors will ga…

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Sympathy Notice: Kathryn A. Welk

Kathryn (Kathy) A. Welk, lay member of the Northern Illinois Annual Conference, passed away July 4, 2019, at the age of 60. Kathy had been a lay member since 2016 and a member of Court Street U…

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A Sunday of Solidarity for suffering children

In light of the recent news about children in U.S. government holding facilities along the U.S.-Mexico border, the United Methodist Committee on Relief has received numerous reques…

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Exploration Team named

A newly formed task force to explore a way forward for the Northern Illinois Conference including the possibility of a new Methodist expression has been named and will hold their first meeting June 29, 2…

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