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Church Conference Forms

Please complete and submit all required forms two weeks prior to your Church Conference.

CHURCH CONFERENCE FORMS – Click here to begin filling out the online forms

When attaching files in the forms, Docs and PDF's are accepted. Please put your city and church name at the top of any attached PDF form. Thank you.


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  • We recommend printing a copy of each submitted form to retain for your records. (Click on the “print button” before hitting submit. We recommend using a browser other than Internet Explorer such as Google Chrome or Firefox to be able to print.)

Other forms to be submitted, if applies:


Lay Portal –access the lay portal to update your church leadership contact information (Under Construction...coming soon...)


If you have any technical questions, please contact Megan Casey at or 312.346.9766 ext. 764.

If you have any further questions, please contact your Regional Administrative Assistant:

Aurora/Elgin: Natarsha Gardner at

Chicago Northwestern/Southern: Debbie Rogers at

Rockford/DeKalb: Betsy Smith at

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