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Campus minister responds to vandalism

Dear Friends, Some of you may have heard through the media about the hateful graffiti that was spray painted in the beautiful Alice Millar Chapel sanctuary on March 10, across the street from University Christian Ministry. The vandalism contained racist, anti-Semitic, homophobic and other offensive messages. Northwestern University responded quickly by condemning the action and cleaning…

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Rethink Church grants available

The Rethink Church program through United Methodist Communications awards three types of grants each year: Community Event Grants, Digital Advertising Grants, and New Church Start Grants. The churches listed below took part in one of these grant opportunities in 2015. Digital Advertising Grants 2015: South Elgin UMC (South Elgin, IL) In addition, the following churches…

Mobile Camp Counselors

Ignite Mobile Camp Counselors- May 25-August 14, 2016 ·       Serve at churches across Missouri and live in amazing host homes. ·       Invest in campers ages 7-12 ·       Lead small group Bible study and meet one-on-one with each camper. ·       Engage your campers in activities such as the euro bungy, waterslide, tie dye and more! ·       The Missouri United Methodist Conference…

Bishop Sally Dyck

Looking over our landscape

We have recently completed the implementation of a questionnaire that assessed the vitality and effectiveness of the work of the Northern Illinois Annual Conference. Called the Landscape tool, it is designed to provide key information on the experiences, perceptions and aspirations of clergy and laity in the annual conference. The purpose of this self-assessment is…

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2013 Reporter Archive

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New head of ChildServ

Following a unanimous vote of support, the ChildServ Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of Dan Kotowski as its new President and CEO. Kotowski will begin in his new role at the 120-year-old Chicago social service agency on October 5. Kotowski joins ChildServ after serving nine years in the Illinois State Senate…

2015 Accessibility Audit

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Sympathy Notice: George H. Bush

George H. Bush, husband of retired Diaconal member Jean Bush of the Northern Illinois Conference, passed away on Sunday, June 28, 2015. George Bush served on the Board of Global Ministries, NIC Outdoor & Retreat Ministries, worked with the United Methodist Men. He was 72 years old. Services will be held at Kingswood UMC, 401…

Job Listing: Director of Christian Discipleship

Director of Christian Discipleship Onalaska United Methodist Church 212 4th Ave. N. Onalaska, WI 54650 608/783-3380 Position: The Onalaska United Methodist Church is seeking a full-time Director of Christian Discipleship. The position calls for a person who is energetic, outgoing, and creative and who is a self-starter, possessing the leadership, communication, and organizational skills to…