Welcome to the Aurora DistrictThe Aurora District is composed of 82 clergy and 66 churches from Sugar Grove to Yorkville to Morris on the west side all the way to Lombard, Orland Park and Wilmington on the east side. It is rich in diversity, gifts, and graces as clergy and laity together seek to make the love of Christ a reality in each community. As this new district webpage develops, visit it often as we plan to add new material regularly. In the meantime Godspeed in your journey of faith and discipleship! ~Rev. Dick Wisdom About Us The Aurora District is the geographical "heart" of the Northern Illinois Conference and is shepherded by District Superintendent the Rev. Dick Wisdom. If you wish to be in touch with Rev. Wisdom you may do so by calling the Aurora/Elgin Regional office at 847-931-0710, ext. 21. Now sit back and take a minute to browse. Check out our webpage for information on upcoming events, dates for your calendar, and for recent personnel changes and appointments. Articles pertaining to issues of special interest on the district along with local church news will be posted as we are able. Please let us know how we are doing and how we can be of greater usefulness to you. District Contacts
We’re hosting the 2017 National PAUMCS Conference! Feel the Spirit in the Windy City May 4 – 6, 2017 The Westin O’Hare Hotel (6100 N. River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018) Click here for QUESTIONS? Contact Betsy Smith (; 815-561-8285) or Debbie Rogers (; 630-465-2941)
2017 has presented the Northern Illinois Conference with opportunities to realign our work and staffing. Through the Landscape Assessment in 2015 we’ve learned that we need to work on reorganizing the annual conference. This work is underway. Likewise in our staffing, we live out our core values as a healthy organization when we evaluate, assess…
Bishop Sally Dyck has written a pastoral response to the recent Executive Orders on Immigration. Click here to read the full letter which provides several online resources for conversation and study as she calls all of us to action.
Christian retailers must continuously reinvent and perfect the ways in which we serve churches and their leaders, due to individual marketplace changes, and increasing costs for product development and delivery. When market conditions require, Cokesbury adapts, as has been apparent in our financially self-sustaining ministry since our formation as The United Methodist Church’s first agency…