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Bishop names new Shepherding Team co-chair

We give thanks to Rev. Myron McCoy for serving more than four years and beyond his term as the first clergy Co-Chair of the Annual Conference Shepherding Team (ACST).

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United Media Resource Center Director looking forward to retirement

For the last 20 years, Jill Stone has managed the United Media Resource Center (UMCR) housed in the Illinois Great Rivers Conference Center (IGRC). In 2017, the NIC Media Resource Center merged with the UMRC adding to a large lending library of Christian materials and has enjoyed a great partnership with Jill.

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United Media Resource Center Moving to New Location

The United Media Resource is entering into a new location and partnership with Kumler United Methodist Church in Springfield, Illinois. As part of the transition, Kumler UMC will be housing the resource center and managing the lending library of resources. The UMRC will pause its lending and operations on June 1, 2022, and resume operations on August 1, 2022.

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This I celebrate! Hyde Park Korean-American Campus Ministry

A Korean Campus Ministry is a fully realized expression of church where Korean international students gather together for worship, discipleship, and fellowship and become a community of faith.

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Ideas for Native American Ministries Sunday

You are invited to participate in Native American events through the Annual Conference with your local church. This year’s Speaker Series “Race, America, and the Church” includes voices from indigenous Americans.  Looking for a webinar on Native American history? The national Methodist Federation for Social Action (MFSA) is presenting a three-part series on “The Document of Discovery.”

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Churches increase apportionment giving amid pandemic

The Northern Illinois Conference is thankful to its many churches for their faithful apportionment giving and celebrates those who paid in full, despite challenging times. In 2021, 198 churches paid 100% of their calculated apportionments compared to 159 in 2020. Forty churches paid over 100% and nearly 50 went the second mile as Mission Links churches. The Conference also celebrates the 42 churches that have consistently paid 100% for ten years. 

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