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180th Northern Illinois Annual Conference goes 'Back to the Future'

The Northern Illinois Annual Conference will be held June 2-4, 2019 at the Schaumburg Convention Center. The theme is "Back to the Future" as we celebrate our 180th anniversary.

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Church outreach in the deep freeze

Several Churches across the Northern Illinois Conference opened their doors to the homeless and others seeking shelter from the extreme cold during the area's record-breaking temperatures.

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NIC offices closed Jan. 31

The NIC offices will be closed again Thursday, Jan. 31 due to the extreme cold. Please take extra care in these dangerous temperatures. 

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Bishop's Column: Looking ahead to GC19

In a few weeks—February 23-26, 2019—the delegates to the General Conference of The United Methodist Church will meet in St. Louis, Missouri for a Special Session in order to discern a way forward in regards to the impasse and conflict within the church related to human sexuality. 

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Author speaks on Emmett Till Chicago connection

It was a time of reflecting and rejoicing at the Northern Illinois Conference’s annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. service on Jan. 20 at Faith United Methodist Church in Orland Park, Ill. The service was filled with prayers, music and honoring the life and legacy of Dr. King who would have turned 90 this year. 

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Tim Tyson keynote at Martin Luther King Celebration

Bishop Sally Dyck invites you to this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. annual celebration on Sunday, Jan. 20 at 4 p.m. at  Faith UMC, 15101 S 80th Ave., Orland Park, IL. Distinguished author Timothy B. Tyson is our special guest and will speak on “Emmett Till: The Chicago Connection then and now.” 

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