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Clergy Appointments and Retirements

Ordination

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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Local triathlete makes history at Olympics

First-time U.S. Olympian Kevin McDowell is a hometown champion after making history at the Summer Olympics coming in sixth place in the men's individual triathlon on July 26 in Tokyo,…

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Jesus Makes a Way in 2021

More than 600 participants of the 182nd session of the Northern Annual Illinois Conference, with the theme "Jesus Makes a Way," made their way onto Zoom to take part in two days of business, voting, r…

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Faith-based movie premieres at Elgin church

First UMC in Elgin hosts the premiere of the new movie "For Prophet," which was filmed at the church and in the community. The movie was written, directed, and produced by Mark Stewa…

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Mission Challenge donations triple the goal

After driving more than 600 miles in two days to pick up over 14,400 pounds of the most-needed items for the Midwest Mission Distribution Center (MMDC), driver Ramon Ortiz, MMDC’s Op…

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