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Latest News Your Apportionment Faithfulness has Made a Difference [October 2016]

Your apportionments go to many deserving services of the Conference and the churches of the Northern Illinois Conference. While not fancy, administration of the pension, welfare and medical programs is one of those services. In order to offer these programs to our pastors and other participants it is necessary to manage the billing and payment…

Your Apportionment Faithfulness has Made a Difference [September 2016]

Located in Chicago’s Austin community, Olivet United Methodist Church is an important part of our United Methodist witness and presence at the heart of one of the City’s most significant neighborhoods, one that has witnessed a surge in violent crime in recent years. A community-minded congregation, Olivet UMC has reached out to its neighborhood in…

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Your Apportionment Faithfulness has Made a Difference [July 2016]

Partners in Ministry, DS Darneather Murph-Heath of the Elgin district shares: Your apportionment dollars are at work at Elmhurst: Faith Evangelical UMC. This congregation under the leadership of the Rev. Jason Turner is making community connections to provide a welcoming space for the Special Needs Community, and all who need accessible worship spaces. Pastor Jason’s…


Your Apportionment Faithfulness has Made a Difference [May 2016]

Greenstone UMC in Chicago (Chicago Southern District) hadn’t held a VBS for many years….until the summer of 2015. Under the leadership of their new pastor, Luther Mason, Greenstone intentionally reached out to the children of the community last summer. The children, ages 5-13, learned the stories of Jesus, participated in crafts, and played games. Seems…



David Quinn, Apportionments Administrator 312-346-9766 ext. 741 .
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