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General Conference Debriefing

Location: Multiple locations and Zoom

General Conference Debriefings

Delegation & Cabinet invites lay and clergy from our Conference to be part of a time of debriefing, conversation, and Q&A about the recent General Conference. Everyone is welcome!

  • Saturday, September 21: 10 a.m. to Noon @ Arlington Heights: First UMC

  • Sunday, September 22: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. @ Rockford: Christ UMC

  • Monday, September 23: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. via Zoom

Save the date; more information to come.

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