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Safe Gatherings Window Cling 2018

Safe Gatherings Recognitions

Congratulations to the 18 churches in the Northern Illinois Conference for meeting the criteria for Safe Gatherings’ first recognition program, signifying their strong commitment to protecting children, youth, and vulnerable adults in 2018.

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Campus ministry retreat explores prayer

Currently, in their seventh semester, the Inclusive Collective is a relaunch of a ministry that was known as Agape House. They recently held their fall retreat at Wesley Woods, where 25 young adults spent the weekend building community, worshiping and exploring prayer. 

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What's cooking in kid's ministries?

Kids strapped on aprons and put their chefs hats on for a weeklong camp to learn how to cook inside the kitchen at First United Methodist Church in Freeport this summer. This was the first of its kind Kids Culinary Camp at the church which was all hands-on.

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Church’s neighborly outreach to school builds relationships and community

When the nearly 300 elementary students go back to the classroom at Rochelle’s Central School this fall, their next door neighbor will be by their side. Through their “Love Thy Neighbor” ministry, Rochelle United Methodist church, which sits across the street from the school, has been reaching out to Central School through a variety of neighborly gestures.

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Registration open for Colors of Love Workshop

Registration is open for the Colors of Love: Raising Children in a Racially Unjust World training event on Saturday, August 25 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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Did you Know - “Youth Ministries Abound”

Every year during annual conference, some great questions are raised as we review the conference budget. From administrative costs to congregational care to programming, we want you to know your apportionment dollars are making a difference. 

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