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Shepherding Team strategizes over summer

Members of the Annual Conference Shepherding team met twice over the summer to continue their work on strategic planning while working toward new goals for the Conference. 


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Registration open for UMM Spiritual Congress

Men of the Northern Illinois Conference, you're invited to join the Northern Illinois Conference UMM for the Spiritual Congress (annual men’s retreat) to be held September 14-16th in Williams Bay, WI on scenic Lake Geneva.  Spiritual Congress is presented by the NICUMM for spiritual development, training, and fellowship with brothers from around the conference.

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Church’s neighborly outreach to school builds relationships and community

When the nearly 300 elementary students go back to the classroom at Rochelle’s Central School this fall, their next door neighbor will be by their side. Through their “Love Thy Neighbor” ministry, Rochelle United Methodist church, which sits across the street from the school, has been reaching out to Central School through a variety of neighborly gestures.

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Sympathy Notice: Rev. Leonard L. Sukut

Rev. Leonard L. Sukut, retired member of the Northern Illinois Conference, passed away on Sunday, August 5, 2018. During his ministry, he served in Canada where he was ordained. In the Northern Illinois Conference, he served Pearl City and Downers Grove: Faith.

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Way Forward report released in all four official languages of General Conference

The final report of the Commission on a Way Forward has been released in English, French, Portuguese and Swahili; all four official languages of the General Conference.  The report will be presented to the 2019 Special Session of General Conference.

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Court docket details proposed plans for UMC

The Commission on a Way Forward's final report has been made public in English along with details of proposed legislation to go to the 2019 General Conference Special Session. The Judicial Council published the documents on its October 2018 docket. 

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