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Illinois announces guidelines on gatherings

You've probably heard by now the guidelines for private and public gatherings issued this evening by the state of Illinois to prevent the rapidly spreading Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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From the Bishop: Environmental racism exists in our own backyard

With Earth Day coming up, I would encourage churches to think about the ways racism impacts the environment. First, let’s look at the definition of environmental racism.

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Laity Convocation opens conversation on racism

Laity Convocation 2020 brought more than 185 lay and clergy from across the Northern Illinois Conference to Sycamore United Methodist Church on Feb. 8 to work toward “Unpacking Racism.”This year’s theme was based on the Conference’s strategic goal: “To live out the conviction that racism is incompatible with Christian teaching.”

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Follow Up Discipleship Systems Training Offered

An intriguing follow-up to the Discipleship Systems training offered fall 2019, each session features two workshops to help establish or build on your church's intentional disciple-making systems.

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Road to GC2020 Conversations - Two New Locations Added

General Conference 2020 (GC2020) will be here before we know it—and we know many throughout the NIC have questions. Gather to learn and discuss the issues leading up GC2020 in Minneapolis May 5-15. Two new conversations in Sycamore and Dolton have been added since the initial announcement.

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DYK? Churches go the extra mile

As apportionments have dwindled, we have cut back on conference ministry and our support of the general church has been severely limited. Yet, we have been strong and faithful in our care for others, in our heart for missions.

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