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    Human Relations Day

    One of the United Methodist Church's Special Sunday held on Sunday, January 19, 2020. Learn More

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    Martin Luther King Jr Celebration - Jan. 19

    Join us at Hinsdale UMC from 4-6pm to honor and celebrate Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. with keynote speaker Rev. Dr. Angelique Walker-Smith. Learn More

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    Laity Convocation - Feb. 8

    "Unpacking Racism" is the theme for the 2020 Laity Convocation on Feb. 8 at Sycamore UMC. Registration is open. Learn More

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    Bishop's Appeal Offering

    Bishop Sally Dyck is encouraging congregations to help support our family farmers in the Northern Illinois Conference for a special offering to be taken Nov. 16. 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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    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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DYK? Churches go the extra mile

As apportionments have dwindled, we have cut back on conference ministry and our support of the general church has been severely limited. Yet, we have been strong and faithful in our care for ot…

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Bishop Dyck Column: Road to Reconcilation

This may be the moment in United Methodism when we have just enough reconciliation for us to separate in peace. By this time, I hope that you have had the opportunity to read the “Prot…

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Bracelets help Bahamas

A dollar can go a long way. Second-grader Olivia Hoffman learned that selling her handmade rubber band loom bracelets for one dollar not only adds up but also makes a big difference.

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Annual Conference 2020 asks Y Church

The Annual Conference Committee is busy organizing details and finalizing plans for the 2020 Annual Conference. It will be held June 7-9 and returning to the Renaissance Schaumburg Conventi…

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