Prayers for NCJ Conference
The Mission Council of the North Central Jurisdiction is calling on all United Methodists in the jurisdiction to prayerfully support the November 10-11 virtual jurisdictional conference.
In October 2020, the Discipleship Taskforce introduced the first pair of videos for a six-month series about growing and strengthening discipleship ministries with a particular focus on youth. Their theme for December, as we close out the year, is a reminder that despite all the difficulties and stress 2020 has brought, our efforts matter. Showing up matters. Listening matters. Asking questions and offering our youth the opportunity to shape and lead the church matters. Our young people are watching, listening, and looking for someone to guide them on this journey.
**BONUS RESOURCE** Making a Home for Faith: nurturing the spiritual life of your children
One month ago, the North Central Jurisdiction College of Bishops made the difficult decision to move from an in-person special session of the jurisdictional conference to a virtual gathering. The Colle…
Henry Vellinga, a Provisional Elder in the Northern Illinois Conference, passed away September 20, 2021. During his ministry in the Northern Illinois Conference, he served Chicago: Trinity from…
Mrs. Leanne Rolfe, spouse of retired clergy of the Northern Illinois Conference Rev. Curtis Rolfe, passed away on Friday, October 1, 2021, at age 85.