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


Latest News:


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…


$25 million pension goal reached for Central Conferences

10/16/2013 The United Methodist Board of Pension and Health Benefits announced Wednesday that the Central Conference Pension Initiative reached its $25 million challenge goal with a $217,000 “tithe” contribution from the Board of Discipleship board of directors, making it possible to retire the fundraising initiative once all pledged contributions are received. After the contribution confirmation,…


Slaughter teaches money matters at Stewardship Summit

By Anne Marie Gerhardt The average U.S. household credit card debt in 2013 has grown to $15,325 and the average mortgage debt to $147,924 according to government statistics. At the 2013 NIC United Methodist Foundation Summer Sum- mit on Stewardship, the Rev. Mike Slaughter, author and lead pastor at Ginghamsburg Church in ohio, chal- lenged…

Conference-wide property and liability insurance

June 30, 2013 To the Board of Trustees: I’d like to draw your attention to a resolution that passed at the 2013 annual conference changing the standing rules for local church property and liability insurance. The revision to the standing rules says that, effective July 1, 2013 all churches shall join the Northern Illinois Conference-wide…

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