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Accessibility Recovered

New Website Launched

Take a look around the Northern Illinois Conference's revamped website. We hope the new design and features will make it easier for visitors to find information, news, events, and resources. It's highly recommended to view this site by opening in Chrome or Firefox. Internet Explorer does not support many of our features.

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Bishop Sally Dyck's Christmas Message

This year Bishop Sally Dyck is going home for Christmas and encourages you to think about who you might welcome into your home. She shares her video greeting and wishes everyone a very Merry Christmas.

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Finance

It’s year-end statistical report season

It's Year-End Statistical Reporting season. Why is providing this information so important? When you total the cost spent on purchasing each donated item and place that number on your reports, you’ll be surprised at just how much money your congregation has given to others in the name of Jesus Christ.

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Puerto Rico rises with church’s help

Puerto Rico is rising up from the devastation of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, but the U.S. territory continues to need The United Methodist Church’s help.

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New AC Shepherding Team holds first meeting

The newly formed Annual Conference Shepherding Team (ACST) spent a day together on Nov. 11, 2017, at First UMC in Oak Park, Ill., getting acquainted, looking at their purpose and prioritizing responsibilities.

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Strength for Service helps military and first responders face challenges

In the course of their dedicated service, our military and first responders—armed services, law enforcement, firefighters, paramedics, and others—face challenges each day that few of us will ever know. Both those in the military and first responders find inspiration in a pocket-size book of daily devotions— Strength for Service to God and Country and Strength for Service to God and Community—published by Strength for Service, Inc. A third volume, Service to God and Community, is specifically for Boy Scouts of all ages.

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