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    Phase 3 of Praying our Way Forward

    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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    Annual Conference News and Updates

    Check here for updates, news and photos from this year's Annual Conference June 3-5 at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, IL. 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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    Hurricane Relief

    The people of Puerto Rico continue to need our prayers and assistance after a devastating hurricane season in 2017 left many without power, food, water and homes. 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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    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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Registration open for UMM Spiritual Congress

Men of the Northern Illinois Conference, you're invited to join the Northern Illinois Conference UMM for the Spiritual Congress (annual men’s retreat) to be held September 14-16th i…

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Church’s neighborly outreach to school builds relationships and community

When the nearly 300 elementary students go back to the classroom at Rochelle’s Central School this fall, their next door neighbor will be by their sid…

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Sympathy Notice: Rev. Leonard L. Sukut

Rev. Leonard L. Sukut, retired member of the Northern Illinois Conference, passed away on Sunday, August 5, 2018. During his ministry, he served in Canada where he was ordained. In the No…

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Way Forward report released in all four official languages of General Conference

The final report of the Commission on a Way Forward has been released in English, French, Portuguese and Swahili; all four official languages of…

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