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    Annual Conference Registration Open

    This year's Annual Conference will be held June 3-5 at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, IL. Check for updates. Learn More

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    Native American Ministries Sunday - April 15

    When you support Native American Ministries Sunday, you equip seminary students who will honor and celebrate Native American culture in their ministries. And you empower congregations that are finding fresh new ways to minister to their communities with the love of Christ. Learn More

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    United Methodist Church 50th Anniversary

    Congregations across the connection are invited to celebrate the 50th anniversary commemorating the event on April 23, 1968, when leaders of the Evangelical United Brethren Church and The Methodist Church declared the creation of a new denomination, The United Methodist Church. Learn More

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    Hurricane Relief

    The people of Puerto Rico continue to need our prayers and assistance after a devastating hurricane season in 2017 left many without power, food, water and homes. Learn More

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    Welcome to our website

    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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Celebrate The United Methodist Church's 50th Anniversary

Fifty years ago, Evangelical United Brethren (EUB) Bishop Rueben H. Mueller and Methodist Bishop Lloyd C. Wicke joined hands over a table laden with symbols---the Bible,…

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Chicago Circuit Rider Series

Northern Illinois Conference of the United Methodist denomination is delighted to see young clergy in Chicago sharing their pulpits with one another in a series they have created together, “CTA Cir…

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50 years later continuing the legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr

As the nation marked the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the NIC Committee on Religion and Race takes the opportunity to…

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Order Golden Cross Sunday envelopes

Golden Cross Sunday is observed in the month of May in honor of older adults in your congregation.