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    183rd Northern Illinois Annual Conference

    The 2022 Annual Conference was held in person at the Renassaince Schaumburg Convention Center June 8 - 10. Click for videos, reports and more. Learn More

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    Speaker Series

    The Northern Illinois Conference and their partners, are pleased to announce our 2022 Speaker Series. During this 4-part series that extends into December and includes a 6-week book study in the fall, we will journey together to prayerfully learn, engage, and tackle our personal and corporate role in addressing racism. Register today! Learn More

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    Submit Your Story

    This initiative offers a new way to recognize, honor, and thank those clergy and other church leaders that have made a difference in our lives by sharing their stories and making a contribution in their name to support NIC clergy retirement funds. Learn More

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    Anti-Racism Task Force

    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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    Discipleship Task Force

    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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    Join in Prayer

    Read the April devotional on the Discipleship Task Force's NIC Prayer Network webpage that provides an opportunity to join together in common prayer with monthly devotions, weekly prayer focus, and resources. Learn More

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    Welcome to our website

    We hope you enjoy browsing our website which includes the latest news, events, resources for congregations 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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Sympathy Notice: Rev. John Rathod

Rev. John Rathod, retired clergy with the Northern Illinois Conference and GBGM missionary to the Philippines, passed away Sunday, Aug. 7, 200 at age 83. During his ministry, Rev. Rathod serve…

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Sympathy Notice: Ann J. Reed

Mrs. Ann J. Reed, spouse of retired clergy member Rev. Jason Reed of the Northern Illinois Conference, passed away August 1, 2022. During Rev. Reed's ministry, he served Hinsdale, The Wholistic Hea…

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Sympathy Notice: Saul Garcia

Mr. Saul Garcia, spouse of Rosa Garcia, Lay Missioner with the Northern Illinois Conference, passed away Sunday, July 16, 2022, while visiting his hometown in Mexico. Rosa currently serves as a Dis…

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Prayer for Highland Park

Jesus said we are the salt of the earth. (Matthew 5:13). I heard someone else comment that all too often we tell people, “Go to the church! There’s salt there!”  when we should be out sprinkling salt w…

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