Bishop Dyck letter in response to Judicial Council rulingsRead More
May is Mental Health Awareness Month
I urge you as clergy and churches to talk about mental health during the month of May; in a sermon, Bible study, or even mention those who suffer from mental illness in the pastoral prayer. Sometimes just openly talking about it helps people who are suffering from the stigma to know there is someone who cares and that someone might be you. You might be able to help that person find help. Who knows, you might save a life.Read More
What’s the forecast?
The Judicial Council is the arm of The United Methodist Church that receives and rules on requests for declaratory decisions and appeals, determining the constitutionality and legality of a specific action.Read More
Time to declutter?Read More
Bishop designates Global AIDS Fund for AC offering
The Northern Illinois Conference HIV/AIDS Task Force is deeply grateful that Bishop Sally Dyck chose the United Methodist Global AIDS Fund (UMGAF) as the recipient of the Bishop’s Appeal for 2017. Each congregation is asked to take a special offering or to do some type of special fundraising to help support the appeal.Read More