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2024 Bishop's Days on the District

Location: Multiple locations across the conference, see below

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Please join Bishop Dan Schwerin for a day of reflection and conversation on your district.


CLERGY WILL GATHER WITH THEIR DISTRICT FOR FELLOWSHIP AT 9:30 A.M. WITH THE PROGRAM BEGINNING AT 10 A.M. CONCLUDING WITH LUNCH.

Clergy Gathering Registration 

LAITY WILL GATHER WITH THEIR DISTRICT FOR AN EVENING CONVERSATION FROM 6:30 TO 8:00 P.M.

Registration is not needed for the laity gathering.


Lake North - Thursday, February 1

  • Clergy event at Mount Prospect: Trinity UMC (605 W. Golf Road., Mt. Prospect, Il.)
  • Laity event at Park Ridge: First UMC (418 Touhy Ave., Park Ridge, Il.)*
    *Note: There is no parking entrance to the church on Touhy Avenue. When navigating to Park Ridge: First UMC, be sure to enter the church's parking lot address into your GPS instead of the church's mailing address: 408 Grant Place, Park Ridge, IL 60068

Prairie South - Wednesday, February 7

  • Clergy event at Dekalb: First UMC (2501 N. Annie Glidden Rd., Dekalb, Il.)
  • Laity event at Dekalb: First UMC (2501 N. Annie Glidden Rd., Dekalb, Il.)

Prairie North - Thursday, February 8

  • Clergy event at Freeport: Faith UMC (1440 S. Walnut Ave., Freeport, Il.)*
  • Laity event at Freeport: Faith UMC (1440 S. Walnut Ave., Freeport, Il.)*
    *Note location change

Lake South - Monday, February 12

  • Clergy event at New Lenox UMC (339 W. Haven Ave., New Lenox, Il.)
  • Laity event at New Lenox UMC (339 W. Haven Ave., New Lenox, Il.)

Prairie Central - Tuesday, February 13

  • Clergy event at Elmhurst: First UMC (232 S. York Rd., Elmhurst, Il.)
  • Laity event at Lombard: First UMC (155 S. Main St., Lombard, Il.)

COME GATHER TO SHARE THE GREAT THINGS HAPPENING AND LEARN ABOUT THE BISHOP'S VISION FOR OUR CONFERENCE.

You are encouraged to join in the gathering for your district, but should the one planned for you district not work for you, any gathering can be attended. Bishop Schwerin looks forward to meeting as many brothers and sisters as possible as he travels through the different districts.

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