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NIC churches receive Discipleship One Matters Awards

For the first time, six churches in the NIC received the One Matters Award presented by the Rev. Dr. Bener Agtarap, Path One Executive Director, at the 2017 Annual Conference. Discipleship Ministries created the award in 2015 to lift up churches who have in recent years moved from zero baptisms and zero professions of faith into positive numbers and they redirected their focus toward intentional discipleship.

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Professional Certification Enhances Ministry

In explaining her professional certification in Spiritual Formation, Catherine Inserra said it pushed her β€œto explore and question my faith in order to provide me with a pathway for life-long spiritual growth as a lay woman in ministry.”

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Safehaven

An Opportunity for Practical Faith

During the 2015 summer, nearly 500 children enrolled at United Methodist Church Safe Havens across the city of Chicago. Safe Haven is a partnership with Chicago Public Schools and the faith-based community, primarily churches to provide safe spaces, healthy food and learning opportunities for school-aged children.

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