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Bishop's Days on the District

Location: Multiple Locations

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

Clergy will gather with their district for fellowship at 9:30am with the program beginning at 10am. Concluding with lunch.

Clergy Gathering Registration

Laity will gather with their district for an evening conversation from 7:00 to 8:30 pm (unless otherwise noted). 

Registration is not needed for the laity gathering.

Prairie North - Wednesday, February 8

  • Clergy: Rockford: Christ UMC - 4509 Highcrest Rd, Rockford IL
  • Laity: Freeport: Harmony UMC (6:00 pm) - 2600 W Pearl City Road, Freeport, IL

Prairie Central - Thursday, February 9

  • Clergy: Naperville: Grace UMC - 300 E. Gartner Road, Naperville, IL
  • Laity: Elgin: Journey of Hope UMC - 37W040 Highland Avenue, Elgin, IL

Lake North - Monday, February 13

  • Clergy: Chicago: St. Matthew UMC - 1000 N. Orleans, Chicago, IL *New Location
  • Laity: Glenview UMC - 727 Harlem Ave, Glenview, IL

Prairie South - Wednesday, February 15

  • Clergy: Sycamore UMC - 160 Johnson Ave, Sycamore, IL
  • Laity: Sycamore UMC - 160 Johnson Ave, Sycamore, IL

Lake South - Thursday, February 16

  • Clergy: Hinsdale UMC - 945 S Garfield Ave, Hinsdale, IL
  • Laity: Morgan Park UMC - 11030 S Longwood Dr., Chicago, IL *New Location

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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