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Court docket details proposed plans for UMC

The Commission on a Way Forward's final report has been made public in English along with details of proposed legislation to go to the 2019 General Conference Special Session. The Judicial Council published the documents on its October 2018 docket. 

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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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United Methodist Bishops Recommend a Way Forward

United Methodist bishops, meeting in Chicago, engaged in a prayerful process to discern a way forward. Having received and considered the extensive work of the Commission on a Way Forward, the Council of Bishops will submit a report to the Special Session of the General Conference in 2019

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The church is watching, waiting, UMC Bishops told

United Methodist bishops were reminded that the church is watching, waiting and wondering if and how they will lead the denomination into the future at the opening of the 2018 April/May meeting of the Council of Bishops at the Hilton Rosemont Hotel outside Chicago.

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Bishop appoints new Chicago Northwestern District Superintendent

Bishop Sally Dyck is pleased to announce the appointment of the new Chicago Northwestern District Superintendent, the Rev. Brittany Isaac from Urban Village Church, effective July 1, 2018. Rev. Brittany Isaac follows the Rev. Zaki L. Zaki whose next appointment will be announced later. Bishop Dyck thanks Rev. Zaki on behalf of the annual conference for his years of service on the Northern Illinois cabinet.

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Chicago Circuit Rider Series

Northern Illinois Conference of the United Methodist denomination is delighted to see young clergy in Chicago sharing their pulpits with one another in a series they have created together, “CTA Circuit Riders Sermon Series" from April 8-May 20.

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