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Update on Boy Scouts of America Bankruptcy Case

While the bankruptcy case is ongoing, the Boy Scouts of America, along with its local councils, recently reached an agreement with representatives of most of the survivors on a proposed $850 million settlement. This would be the largest settlement in a child sexual abuse case in U.S. history.

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Participate in a Crop Walk

If you don’t have a local CROP Hunger Walk in your community, join us for the 2021 National CROP Hunger Walk on World Food Day, October 16.  We will walk to end hunger in the U.S. and around the world!

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Prayer for 20th Anniversary of 9/11

We remember, God of history and remembrance, we remember. We remember when the towers fell and the lives were lost; we remember the dust and the smoke, the despair, and the grief. We remember that sense of vulnerability and shock. We remember the numbness that overwhelmed us as we watched our screens for hours and hours, waiting for an explanation and understanding that never came. We remember.

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Update Sympathy Notice: Rev. James McKendree Wall

Rev. James McKendree Wall, retired member of the Northern Illinois Conference, passed away on Monday, March 22, 2021, at age 92. During his ministry in the Northern Illinois Conference, he served as editor of the Christian Advocate and editor and publisher of the Christian Century magazine.

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Sympathy Notice: Rev. Andrew Noxon

Rev. Andrew C. Noxon, a retired clergy member of the Northern Illinois Conference, passed away on Sunday, August 29, 2021, at age 92. During his ministry in Northern Illinois, he served Rockford: Zion, Ashton, Orangeville: Afolkey/Zion/Wesley, Cedarville, Chicago: Grace United of Logan Square, Chicago: Clearing, Chicago: Calvary.

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United Methodists Stand Against Racism in Carol Stream

On Sunday, August 29, 2021, United Methodists from Saint Andrew UMC in Carol Stream and First UMC of West Chicago gathered together to take a stand against racism as part of the conference-wide DIY Rally Against Racism efforts this summer.

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