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An Open Letter from Courtroom 500 to the Chicago Faith Community

Now is a time for unity in the faith community. It is not a time separate into denominational divisions and sectarian separatism. It is essential for members of the faith community to work together with the outcome being more than a “photo-op or sound bite.” We are urging faith community leaders to respond to this historic moment pastorally, prophetically and politically. 

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Spiritual Formation Retreat registration open

Rev. Dr. Frederick Schmidt, is the Keynote Speaker at this year’s “Drawing Closer to God” Retreat, sponsored by the NIC Spiritual Formation Committee. Registration is open.

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Update from your 2019 General Conference Special Session Delegation

Delegation members are studying the report from the Commission on The Way Forward and beginning strategy discussions.

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What's cooking in kid's ministries?

Kids strapped on aprons and put their chefs hats on for a weeklong camp to learn how to cook inside the kitchen at First United Methodist Church in Freeport this summer. This was the first of its kind Kids Culinary Camp at the church which was all hands-on.

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Church’s neighborly outreach to school builds relationships and community

When the nearly 300 elementary students go back to the classroom at Rochelle’s Central School this fall, their next door neighbor will be by their side. Through their “Love Thy Neighbor” ministry, Rochelle United Methodist church, which sits across the street from the school, has been reaching out to Central School through a variety of neighborly gestures.

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Registration open for Colors of Love Workshop

Registration is open for the Colors of Love: Raising Children in a Racially Unjust World training event on Saturday, August 25 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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