NIC Disaster Response Chair:

Rev. Christina Vosteen

District Coordinators:







Flood buckets needed

The Midwest Mission Distribution Center (MMDC) in Chatham, IL., has sent out 2,016 cleaning buckets to UMCOR in Baldwin, Louisiana in response to the catastrophic flooding that has damaged thousands of homes and properties. MMDC volunteers are now working on replenishing the supplies for buckets. If you would like to help replenish supplies, you can…


Hope for Flint – A Mission Project of the Chicago Northwestern District

JOIN THE MISSION OF HOPE FOR FLINT PROJECT The Chicago Northwestern District is sponsoring a mission project led by Granville Avenue UMC to support the residents of Flint MI as they continue to struggle to have access to clean water. “I am excited about what we can do together as a District to respond to…


Fairdale: One year later – hope and new beginnings

By Anne Marie Gerhardt The sounds of a hammer nailing new siding on a home, children playing in a brand new, brightly colored park and cheers for first responders filled the air in Fairdale on a sunny Saturday in April. They were sounds of new beginnings and hope at a remembrance and celebration one year…


Celebrating Our Apportionment Dollars at Work [September 2015]

Outreach Ministries The Outreach Ministries of our Program Council work to fulfill our annual conference mission statement by seeking to “equip local faith communities for a ministry of witness, justice, hope and love and to provide a connection for mission beyond the congregation.” The Outreach Ministry is the church at work in God’s name, stretching out…

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