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Our mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world by equipping our local churches for ministry and by providing a connection for ministry beyond the local church; all for the glory of God. Our vision is "making and supporting vital Christians in vital congregations that engage with their communities and the world for peace, justice and mercy."

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NIC Seeks Events Coordinator/Admin Assistant

The Northern Illinois Conference of the United Methodist Church is seeking an events coordinator/administrative assistant.

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Avoid the echo chamber and walk alongside other cultures

"I know that my episcopal area is not the only area dreaming of new ways of being better siblings to those who were here first . . . We collectively have the opportunity…

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Wesleyan Vile-tality: A Call to United Methodist Renewal

Dr. Ashley Boggan D. of the General Commission on Archives and History urges NCJ delegates to embrace "Wesleyan vile-tality" as a core aspect of Wesleyan identity.  

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Northern Illinois Conference seeks to yield to God’s leading: 2024 Conference Summary

Observing a Wesleyan spiritual practice rather rallying around a slogan, members of the 2024 session of the Northern Illinois Conference o…

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