Treasurer/Director of Administrative Services:

77 W. Washington St. Suite 1820 Chicago, IL 60602 312-346-9766

Treasurer/Director: Lonnie Chafin - ext. 722

Apportionments Administrator: David Quinn - ext. 741

Director of Human Resources & Benefits: Woody Bedell - ext. 707

Benefits Administrator: LaMeise Turner – ext. 720

NIC Council on Finance and Administration (CCFA) Chair: Rob Hamilton 

Wespath (General Board Pension and Health Benefits)

Director of Risk Management & Ministry Protection Dwayne Jackson – 312.783.5945


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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…


Annual Election Period for Benefits

The Annual Election Period for benefits is upon us. If you are active clergy or lay staff who participates in the Blue Cross coverage via HealthFlex, you have from November 5, 2014 – November 20, 2014 to make annual elections for 2015. Please note – You do not have to re-enroll for Blue Cross medical…


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…


Give Yourself a New Year’s Gift

Did You Know? By Rev. Arlene W. Christopherson, Assistant to the Bishop For years I shied away from the New Year’s resolution mania, vowing that if I want to do something I do not need to wait until the first of the year to make it happen, I should just do it whenever I make…

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