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    “As we gather for the 185th Northern Illinois Conference Session, we come ready to yield to God’s will as we offer our whole selves to the service of Christ through the work of the church,” says Bishop Schwerin. Find all the details for Annual Conference 2024 Learn More

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    The Repair the Harm to Children campaign was created to address the needs of the survivors in three ways; listening and providing healing to the survivors, contributing our fair share to the survivor fund established by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, and working to create safeguards against harm in the future. Click on learn more to make pledges, payments and for more. 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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Bishop Sharing Task Force Looks at Episcopal Office and Residence Locations

Now that the North Central Jurisdiction of The United Methodist Church has confirmed that Wisconsin and Northern Illinois will share a bishop, the wor…

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Updates from Your NIC Delegation to General and Jurisdictional Conferences

The NIC delegation to General and Jurisdictional United Methodist Conferences is actively meeting to plan and listen for the upcoming conferences. All…

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Bishop Announces New Lake North District Superintendent

Bishop Dan Schwerin has announced the appointment of Rev. Victor O. Melad Jr. as Lake North District Superintendent, effective July 1. Rev. Melad currently serves Edison…

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Property Insurance Online Billing Site Now Simplified

Starting immediately, the Northern Illinois Conference is merging the two billing sites (on Prosper) for property insurance billing, to eliminate the need for two log-ins.

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