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    Special Session Feb. 23-26

    The Special Session of the General Conference of The United Methodist Church will take place in St. Louis, Missouri. The purpose will be 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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    General Conference 2019

    The Council of Bishops, in partnership with The Upper Room, is launching Phase 3 of Praying our Way Forward which continues through the Special Session of General Conference in February 2019. Learn More

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    Resurgence Worship Night 2019

    The NIC Youth Ministry Council is hosting this concert featuring the Christian rock band Iron Bell Music at North Central College's Pfeiffer Hall. Learn More

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    How to Celebrate

    •Preach on God’s Call •Share Testimonies •Share a Call Video Learn More

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    Black History Month Social Media Shareables

    United Methodist Communications has produced a new set of social media graphics available to help you celebrate Black History in the month of February. 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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Prayers for Aurora

Following the tragic Feb. 15 workplace shooting at the Henry Pratt manufacturing business in Aurora, Ill., local Northern Illinois Conference churches and ministries offered prayers and vigils. Five people w…

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2018 Apportionments Paid

As we close the books for 2018, we want to take a moment to thank the 183 churches who paid 100% of their apportionments. We even had an amazing 27 churches pay over 100%.  

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Clergy Conversations Podcast

On this podcast, Rev. Jacques Conway, Chicago Southern District Superintendent who was interviewed in the Surviving R. Kelly six-part documentary on Lifetime as a police expert and Becky Posey Will…

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Apply for Spring Grants

The first round of the new Conference grant process is complete with six churches receiving a total of $14,445. Second round for the Spring Grant process is open and applications are due March 15.

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