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    The NIC Discipleship Task Force weekend event will host a virtual symposium on Saturday, Nov. 13, and a conference worship service on Sunday, Nov. 14. Learn More

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    Join in Prayer

    The Discipleship Task Force's webpage on the Northern Illinois Conference website provides an opportunity to join together in common prayer with monthly devotions, weekly prayer focus, and resources. Learn More

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    Anti-Racism Task Force

    Learn more about the Anti-Task Force's resources and information as we live out the conviction that racism is incompatible with Christian Teaching. Learn More

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    New Webpage

    Have you seen or heard about something from the Discipleship Task Force but are no longer able to find it? Helpful discipleship resources, information, and tools are located on our Discipleship Webpage! Learn More

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    Returning to Church

    The ReTurn Team’s five-phase plan for returning to our ministries and buildings in a safe and healthy way. Illinois is in phase four. Learn More

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    182nd Northern Illinois Annual Conference

    A second business session of the 2021 Annual Conference was held virtually through Zoom on October 2. Learn more. Learn More

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    Welcome to our website

    We hope you enjoy browsing our website which includes the latest news, events, resources for congregations 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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Prayers for NCJ Conference

The Mission Council of the North Central Jurisdiction is calling on all United Methodists in the jurisdiction to prayerfully support the November 10-11 virtual jurisdictional conference.

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Update on NCJ Conference

One month ago, the North Central Jurisdiction College of Bishops made the difficult decision to move from an in-person special session of the jurisdictional conference to a virtual gathering. The Colle…

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Sympathy Notice: Henry Vellinga

Henry Vellinga, a Provisional Elder in the Northern Illinois Conference, passed away September 20, 2021. During his ministry in the Northern Illinois Conference, he served Chicago: Trinity from…

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Sympathy Notice: Leanne Rolfe

Mrs. Leanne Rolfe, spouse of retired clergy of the Northern Illinois Conference Rev. Curtis Rolfe, passed away on Friday, October 1, 2021, at age 85.

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