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Dr. Nanabray Installed

On Sunday, October 8, laity and clergy cheerfully joined in celebration at the Installation of Lake South District Superintendent, Dr. Audrea, at Faith UMC in Orland Park. The powerful service incorporated many voices and cultures from around the district.

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Children blossom as readers and confident students in St. Mark UMC’s Freedom School

St. Mark United Methodist Church in Chicago’s Chatham neighborhood has been especially busy this summer. Some of its rooms were buzzing with the sound of children dancing, moving, or discussing a story they heard read aloud that day. After lunch, though, the building would settle into 15 minutes of stillness, when children and adults were quietly reading.

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Vacation Bible Schools taking place across the conference

Many churches have been holding Vacation Bible School and Day Camps through out the summer. We enjoy seeing churches getting back together - all the different themes, kids and fun being had.

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Mission Trip

Many churches and youth are participating in Mission Trips this summer

Many churches are starting up Mission Trips after a pause or change due COVID. It is great to see everyone being the hands and feet of Christ in our word.

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Green Community Outreach Earns Grants for Hartzell Memorial and Grace (Logan Square) UMCs

Many churches would love to have more money available to serve their communities with Christ’s love—and to become more environmentally responsible at the same time. Grace United Methodist Church, Logan Square, and Hartzell Memorial United Methodist (both in Chicago) recently received Chicago Recovery Grants that will make this possible.

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Bishop Announces New Lake South District Superintendent

Rev. Dr. Audrea Nanabray will serve as Lake South District Superintendent effective July 1, 2023.

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