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    Prayers for the Southeast Coast

    We join together to pray for those in the path of Hurricane Florence as well as those responding locally and globally. Learn More

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    Phase 3

    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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    Outreach Resources

    Hispanic Heritage Month is Sept. 15-Oct. 15, and new tools are available to help your church celebrate the contributions of Hispanic-Latino individuals in your community. Use these resources to invite your community to join you for worship and events throughout the month and to celebrate and build awareness of Hispanic-Latino culture and traditions. Learn More

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    Special Sunday Offering October 6

    Will you give generously on World Communion Sunday to make education and vocational impact possible for more students? 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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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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Justice 4 Laquan Worship Flyer

Justice 4 Laquan

United Methodists will gather for worship and prayer in front of the courthouse at 2650 S. California, Chicago. All United Methodists and friends are invited to join Bishop Sally Dyck, Community Renewal Societ…

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Update from your 2019 General Conference Special Session Delegation

Delegation members are studying the report from the Commission on The Way Forward and beginning strategy discussions.

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Sympathy Notice: Rev. Russell F. Coats

Rev. Russell F. Coats, retired member of the Northern Illinois Conference, passed away September 11, 2018; he was 92 years old.     

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Sympathy Notice: Rev. Alan B. Anderson

Rev. Alan B. Anderson, retired member of the Northern Illinois Conference, passed away on Monday, September 3, 2018.

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