Skip to Main Content

Sympathy Notice: Virginia Coats

Posted: September 17 2017 at 12:00 AM

Mrs. Virginia Coats spouse of Rev. Russell Coats of the Northern Illinois Conference passed away on Monday, September 11, 2017.  Rev. Russell Coats served at Macomb, Peoria: Bradley Ave., Perkins Grove/Lamoille, Shannon, Freeport: Faith and East Jordan. Mrs. Virginia Coats was 91 years old.

Mrs. Virginia Coats’ memorial services were held Saturday, September 16, 2017, at East Jordan United Methodist Church in Sterling, IL.

Messages of condolence may be sent to her husband and daughter:

Rev. Russell F. Coats

c/o Robin Coats

90 Bellerive Road

Springfield, IL  62704

Donations in lieu of flowers can be in Mrs. Virginia Coats’ name to:

East Jordan United Methodist Church

c/o Habitat for Humanity

22027 Polo Road

Sterling, IL  61081

News & Announcements

Stoptheviolence2

Pastoral Letter from Bishop Dan Schwerin: Let Violence End

A pastoral letter on the assassination attempt on former president Donald Trump

Bishop Palmer Laughing Ncj2024sqshopped

Bishop Schwerin Extols the Courage of Retiring Bishops Palmer and Trimble

In his sermon honoring retiring Bishops Trimble and Palmer, Bishop Schwerin said that what he most appreciates about them—besides their tireless passio…

2024 Cob Assigned B50percent

NCJ Bishop Assignments Announced

The North Central Jurisdiction, meeting in conference in Sioux Falls, SD, announced the assignments of six bishops, effective Sept. 1, 2024.

Schwerindanncj2024 Waist Up 1

Bishop Dan Schwerin Assigned to Northern Illinois-Wisconsin Episcopal Area as of Sept. 1

Bishop Dan Schwerin has been assigned to serve Northern Illinois-Wisconsin Episcopal Area as bishop, effective Sept. 1, 2024.

Print