Skip to Main Content


Dyck Sally

Bishop's Monday Message: Ordinary Time

There are several moments that are, for want of a better word, “delicious.” It’s when you get home after the last day at work before you go on vacation. The whole vacation stretches before you. It just doesn’t get better than that! It’s that moment when you finish cleaning your house and there is a nanosecond when it’s clean. Don’t anyone move, walk, sit, or do anything else to muss it!

Read More
Adobestock 92540882

Sympathy Notice: Rev. WM Omar Logan Jr.

Rev. WM Omar Logan Jr., member of the Northern Illinois Conference, passed away on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at the age of 80. During his ministry in Northern Illinois Conference, he served Lombard: First, Elmwood Park, Ottawa: First, Mt. Prospect: Trinity, Aurora: Wesley, and Waukegan: First.

Read More

Annual Conference moves to webinar format

This has been a season of changes and new learnings, as we all figure out ways to do things differently. The Annual Conference committee is also working through these changes. Last time we communicated, we shared that the 2020 Annual Conference session would be held using a telephone platform. However, as the committee heard from other Annual Conferences using the same technology, we learned of their challenges and started to look for other options.

Read More
Fullsizeoutput Dc2a

ChildServ name change puts Kids Above All

After 34 years as ChildServ, the Chicago-based child welfare agency officially announced that it has changed its name and visual identity to Kids Above All. The transition, which took effect on June 15, 2020, marked the fifth time in history that the agency has rebranded and marked the culmination of a two-year process to examine how best the organization can expand its impact in and around Chicago. With this transition, the agency retains its 126-year mission to protect, heal and educate children and families so they can build better lives.

Read More
Adobestock 351252012

Sympathy Notice: Weejin Park

Mr. Weejin Park, spouse of clergy member Rev. Misook Park of the Northern Illinois Conference, passed away on Saturday, July 11, 2020, at the age of 64. Rev. Misook Park serves at Mount Prospect: Sam Mool Korean.

Read More
Image 7 15 20 At 813 Am

NIC Prayer Booklet for Times like These

Don’t worry about anything? That’s pretty hard to do these days! In addition to the effects of the pandemic, the economy, and whether the rising momentum against racism will produce change, we all have experienced personal concerns with family, friends, transitions and lost celebrations.

Read More