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Cabinet Worship Service


Since late March, clergy have been stretched to the limit to provide compassionate pastoral care and meaningful worship experiences in an online or virtual setting while the State of Illinois is under a Stay-at-Home Order.

Recognizing the stress felt by many NIC clergy, Bishop Sally Dyck offered a Three-Day Sabbath for all clergy to replenish body, mind, spirit, and relationships. In order to allow clergy to step away for this sanctioned time off, Bishop Dyck and Cabinet, together with the NIC Communications Department, collaborated to produce a complete worship service video that can be used any time in May, ideally before Pentecost.

We pray all NIC congregations are blessed by this service and find it meaningful. Most of all, we pray for the healing of our congregations, our State, and our country.

"Dear friend, I pray that you may enjoy good health and that all may go well with you, even as your soul is getting along well." 3 John 1:2

This worship service has been planned for your inspiration and encouragement while providing a moment of rest for our local church leaders in this season of COVID-19. Please use it during the month of May.

You can view or download this video from

PDF Full Service
PDF Abbrv. Service
Word Doc Full Service

Sermon Transcript (PDF)
Sermon Transcript (Word)
Sermon Transcript (Korean)
Sermon Transcript (Spanish)

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You can copy and paste the URL (web address) from above and paste it into an email and send it to your mailing list the week before you will be taking your three-day sabbath. 

You can also share the video by clicking the ►share button on the video page.
      -   It will take you to direct links to share on your social media accounts
      -   You can also copy the embed code and insert into your website where it will automatically play.

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