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Praying Our Way Forward - Day 6

Our prayer today is from SungJa Moon as we continue Praying Our Way Forward for The United Methodist Church.

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Praying Our Way Forward - Day 5

Mary Rawlinson provides our prayer for today. Please join us in praying with Mary and adding our own prayers for the Commission on the Way Forward, our United Methodist Church, and the decisions that will need to be made.

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Praying Our Way Forward - Day 4

As our week of Praying Our Way Forward continues, Jessie Cunningham brings us today's prayer.

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Praying Our Way Forward - Day 3

Today’s Prayer is from Rev. Mary Bohall

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Praying our Way Forward - Day One

The Council of Bishops has called The United Methodist Church to be in a posture of prayer, praying for God’s leadership to guide us as we discern our Way Forward. This week, the Northern Illinois Conference will be praying for the denomination, the work of the Commission on a Way Forward, for the leaders that will help determine the path we take. Each day, we will post a prayer on the NIC General and Jurisdictional Facebook page, and we encourage you to continue to pray throughout the day.Our first prayer comes from Bishop Sally Dyck.

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Clear Open Appointments

The overall goal in appointment-making is to match clergy’s gifts, experience and needs with a congregation for missional reasons. Appointment-making is an art and not a science because there are many factors that go into appointment-making. We all recognize that there are other factors than missional ones that impact itinerancy, such as the level of financial support, spouse’s employment, ages of children, etc., which we try to take into account.

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