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Clergy Appointments and Retirements

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Bishop Sally Dyck makes formal announcements of appointments set within the Northern Illinois Conference of The United Methodist Church.

United Methodist Clergy are appointed on a year-to-year basis; usually from July 1 until June 30. Appointments are effective July 1 unless otherwise noted.

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DYK? UM's on the move

t happens every year like clockwork. Appointments are made, annual conference ends, and the MOVES begin. This year there will be close to 65 clergy moves as appointments take effect over the summer.

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New church centers on community

When a surprise microburst swept through the Village of Itasca in July 2017 tearing down trees and knocking out power, it was not the sign the Rev. Bob Butler was looking for to start a new chur…

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Sympathy Notice: Rev. Douglas Williams

Rev. Douglas Williams, clergy member of the Northern Illinois Conference, passed away on Tuesday, June 11, 2019.

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Annual Conference honors past, looks to future

The 2019 Northern Illinois Annual Conference wrapped up June 4 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center in Schaumburg, Ill., after two and a half days of worship,…

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