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Your Apportionment Faithfulness has Made a Difference [April 2016]

“It changed how I saw people.” In 2013, I was visiting the site of a newly opened Justice For Our Neighbors immigration clinic in Rockford, Illinois. As a part of my visit, I sat down with an intake volunteer who was new to the program. Justice For Our Neighbors (JFON) provides immigration legal help at…


Your Apportionment Faithfulness has Made a Difference! [March 2016]

Meal services are limited on Sundays. You are away from home. You are hungry. Hungry for food, yes, but maybe hungry for more than food… The Wesley Foundation at NIU (supported through NIC apportionments for campus ministries) has created the new ministry, “Hungry Huskies,” a Sunday dinner community which has grown rapidly and is currently providing free,…


Apportionment Administrator announces move

After seven years as the Apportionment Administrator for the Northern Illinois Conference, Merrie Bunt is moving to California for new opportunities.  As Apportionment Administrator she works with individual local church treasurers in receiving apportionment, clergy benefit, and advance specials. As a life long member of the NIC she has a deep knowledge of the local churches…

Your Apportionment Faithfulness has Made a Difference! [February 2016]

Heriberto Moreno (pictured second from left) is a lay missioner and member of Amor de Dios UMC (located in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood), which receives $12,000 of “UM presence” support and serves 300 families every week through its food pantry. Heriberto recently attended the Youth Summit (Nov. 2015) to serve as a street chaplain to greet…

2015 Apportionments Wrap-up

The churches of the Northern Illinois Conference contributed a total of $6,133,131.93 in 2015 Apportionment giving, representing a 3.8% increase over 2014. In addition, over $882,000 was given to second-mile, designated causes. Read the report from CCFA here. District Apportionments Paid Percent Paid Second-Mile Giving Aurora     1,684,578 71%   252,247 Chicago Northwestern        771,154…



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