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Chicago NW District Pre-Advent Gathering

Location: Northbrook UMC, 1190 Western Avenue, Northbrook, IL 60062

Wednesday, November 20, 10 am to 12 noon

"The Heart Knows Wonder"

A pre-Advent Workshop and Worship

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All Chicago Northwestern District clergy and laity are invited! We'll start by talking about Heart Math ( for about an hour. Woody Bedell, NIC Director of Human Resources, has been using Heart Math for years and will be serving as a facilitator. Then we will move into a time of worship.

A perfect way to begin Advent:  in wonder, in worship and in community! 

Our worship offering... recently, our sister congregation Lincoln UMC has been targeted by a white supremacist group because it is a sanctuary church. As we prepare for advent, we are reminded that we worship a God who was also an immigrant. Our offering for the service will go to helping protect the people of Lincoln UMC.

Questions? Contact Debbie Rogers, Regional Administrative Assistant, at 312-334-0732 or

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