The United Methodist Church is a connectional church and, as United Methodists, we are connected in many ways. Because of our faithful commitment to connectional giving through Apportionments, we are not only connected in mission and ministry, we are connected to transform.

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2015 Apportionment Appeal Process

The Conference Council on Finance and Administration (CCFA) is charged by the Book of Discipline to establish the Apportionment Formula, which in turn, is approved by the Annual Conference. While every effort has and will continue to be made in making the Apportionment formula as equitable and fair as possible, CCFA is mindful of the…

2014 GC Apportionments Paid

2014 Apportionments Update

2014 Apportionments Update–January 29, 2015 By: Merrie Bunt As we close the books on 2014, we give thanks for and celebrate with the 351 churches and 3 new faith communities that have faithfully contributed a total of $5,917,262 in Apportionment giving. While 2014 began frigid temperatures, straining the resources of many churches, apportionment giving rebounded…

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Giving Tuesday – Dec. 2

The United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries announced that on Dec. 2, 2014, it will match up to $1 million in gifts made online to any project through The Advance as part of UMC #GivingTuesday. Q: Can #GivingTuesday donations count towards Rainbow Covenant? A: Yes, individuals can make a donation to any project through…


5 Great Apportionment Resources for 2015

#1: 2015 NIC Narrative Budget The 2014 session of the Northern Illinois Annual Conference approved a funding plan for 2015 of $7.8 Million, with Apportionments accounting for 86% of the total sources of income. The 2015 NIC Narrative Budget goes beyond the line items and numbers with pictures and stories that illustrate how our church dollars are…


Rainbow Covenant Form

Please complete this online form to indicate your church’s 2015-2016 Rainbow Covenant project selections. The current Rainbow Covenant booklet (2012-2015) remains in effect through the 2016 Annual Conference (June 7, 2016). Click here to view all project updates as of June 16, 2015. Loading…



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