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Sympathy Notice: Rev. Nick Nicholas

Posted: April 24 2020 at 09:48 AM

Rev. Paul E. (Nick) Nicholas, member of the Northern Illinois Conference, passed away on Wednesday, April 15, 2020, at the age of 63. During his ministry in the Northern Illinois Conference, Rev. Nicholas served Wilmette: Trinity, Downers Grove: First, Chicago: United Church of Rogers Park, and Naperville: Community.

In remembrance and celebration of the life of Paul "Nick" Nicholas, his family will be hosting a celebration of his life on Saturday, May 2 at 2:00 pm CST. The worship celebration will be streamed live at 

"Nick will be forever in our hearts and we hope you can be with us virtually to share in this celebration of his life. In honor of Nick's ministry and passion for connecting the church in service to the world, we have made gifts to the Appalachia Service Project and to the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) in his name and we invite you to consider a memorial gift to these organizations." ~ Jane, Nicole, Calvin, Tina and A.J.

Messages of condolences may be sent to his wife and family:

Rev. Jane Berman Cheema & Family
828 Ingleside Place
Evanston, IL  60201

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