Send a youth to camp!
NIC Outdoor and Retreat Ministries are excited to be designated as the 2019 Bishop's Appeal because our over-arching purpose is to support and strengthen local congregations in their mission of making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.Read More
Overflow crowds attend Bishop debriefings
More than a thousand clergy and laity gathered at three debriefings across the NIC last weekend – overflowing the space in two locations – to learn more about what did and didn't happen at the Special Session of General Conference in St. Louis.Read More
That’s Not Church!
Church isn't supposed to be a place where people wonder if they, or their sons and daughters and friends, will be welcome. Church isn't supposed to be a place where God-given gifts are categorically denied and rejected.Read More
Bishop and Cabinet Letter to Queer Clergy
The Bishop and Cabinet of the Northern Illinois Annual Conference recently shared a letter to Queer Clergy in the NIC after the outcome of the February Special Session to the General Conference in St. Louis. "We imagine a church that welcomes all and works to that end. Because that’s who we are, we will not use our power to perpetuate harm but to do all the good that we can through our roles and positions."Read More
Bishop Announces Two New District Superintendents
Bishop Sally Dyck is pleased to announce the appointments of two new District Superintendents. She has named the Rev. Brian Gilbert as the new DeKalb District Superintendent and the Rev. Fabiola Grandon-Mayer as the new Rockford District Superintendent. Both appointments are effective July 1, 2019.Read More