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Did You Know – Program ministry grants have launched

For years the Northern Illinois Conference has had a tradition of encouraging local churches to dream beyond their current ministries by offering small grants for new and creative experiments. With the transition to the Annual Conference Shepherding Team in 2017, we have been realigning the Program Ministries of the conference to address today’s realities. This fall we are excited to launch a newly organized granting structure to help our congregations experiment with ministries that are risk-taking and adventurous.  

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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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UM Foundation accepting grant applications

The United Methodist Foundation is currently accepting grant applications which are due September 15.

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Way Forward Listening and Conversation Sessions

The General/Jurisdictional Delegation will be holding listening sessions leading up to the Special Session in February 2019. You can choose to attend any one of the locations.

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6 churches given One Matters Awards

Six churches in the Northern Illinois Conference received the One Matters Award from Discipleship Ministries for growth and evangelism.

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Korean-American pastors pray for North Korea and US summit

In anticipation of the historic summit in Singapore between the leaders of North Korea and the U.S., the first for these two countries, Korean-American United Methodists in the Northern Illinois Conference gathered for prayers for peace. 

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