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NIC Students awarded scholarships

The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) celebrates that the Office of Loans and Scholarships will be awarding over 2,200 students a total of $4.5 million in financial assistance for 2015. Thank you for your support in recognizing United Methodist Student Day, World Communion Sunday, and Native American Sunday which help fund a…

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Celebrating Our Apportionment Dollars at Work [November 2015]

There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit distributes them. There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord. There are different kinds of working, but in all of them and in everyone it is the same God at work. – I Corinthians 12:4-6 (NIV) The spiritual gift of administration allows a…


NIU campus ministry feeds ‘Hungry Huskies’

Every Sunday evening, students with the Wesley Foundation at Northern Illinois University are serving other students a free, home-cooked meal, a real gift to hungry college students! Several churches are also pitching in by providing dinners, desserts, meal prep and financial support. The new “Hungry Huskies” ministry started this semester and they’ve already fed nearly…

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Grants help churches get creative

Thanks to your apportionment dollars 17 ministries in the Northern Illinois Conference received Creative Ministries Grants from the Program Council totaling close to $20,000. The grants helped fund a music academy, vacation Bible schools, a paper products pantry for homeless families, senior resource workshops, school supply giveaways and a weekend retreat for Chicago youth caught…


Celebrating Our Apportionment Dollars at Work [October 2015]

This year we’ve been celebrating our connection for mission beyond our congregations through monthly spotlights on ministries and resources. Our connection for mission is uniquely Methodist. It happens on a regional level through the work of the NIC Program Council’s Outreach Ministries. It also happens on a worldwide level through the work of our United Methodist…



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