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Winter Warming

Location: Faith UMC 15015 Grant St., Dolton, IL

Date: Saturday, Jan. 19

Time: 9am - 4 pm

Winter Warming, “Resist,  Reimagine,  Rebuild” is sponsored by the Reconciling Ministries of the NIC is on Saturday, January 19, 2019 (the Dr. King, Jr. Holiday weekend).  

Registration is open and online (  $20 before December 1, 2018, and $25 if later.  Includes lunch and childcare.  Walk-ins are welcome, but there will be no childcare and no guarantee for lunch without pre-registration.   Doors open at 9:00 a.m. at Faith UMC in Dolton, IL, 15015 Grant St.  Event starts at 9:30 a.m. with Rev. Dr.  Jay Williams, lead pastor at Union UMC in Boston (former senior pastor at Glide Memorial in San Francisco) as Keynote.  Bishop Yvette Flunder (UCC) will be the preacher at closing worship  3 – 4 p.m. Special music by Andrae  “A.J.” Anthony, director of music and the arts at Broadway UMC in Indianapolis. Other Panel presenters:  Rev. Charles Straight,  Rev. Pamela Lightsey and Jan Lawrence,  Executive Director of RMN.  

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