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    Lenten Devotional

    Join the flock this upcoming Lent and spend some time in a six-week devotional all about sheep and shepherds written by Bishop Sally Dyck and Rev. Myron McCoy, along with editor Jane Rubietta. Learn More

  • 2019 Umcor Sunday

    Sunday, March 31

    Your contribution ensures UMCOR’s response in times of crisis. The UMCOR Sunday offering restores and rebuilds lives. Thank you for your generous gift! 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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    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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    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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Ecumenical, Interfaith, and Inter-religious Survey

The CCUIR (Commission on Christian Unity and Inter-religious Relationships) of the Northern Illinois Conference requests a few minutes of your time to take a survey to help us…

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Global Migration Ministry Grants available

Great news! Thanks to the generosity of NIC Churches who gave a record offering for the 2018 Bishop’s Appeal related to the Global Migration Crisis last year, a portion of those funds…

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Sympathy Notice: Nancy Esty

Mrs. Nancy Esty, spouse of deceased member Rev. Marshall Esty of the Northern Illinois Conference, passed away on Saturday, February 23, 2019. During his ministry in Northern Illinois Conference, he…

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Bishop and Cabinet Letter to Queer Clergy

The Bishop and Cabinet of the Northern Illinois Annual Conference recently shared a letter to Queer Clergy in the NIC after the outcome of the February Special Session to the General C…

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