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Release of Legislation for the Special General Conference 2019

Bishop Sally Dyck explains a few adjustments to the process leading up to the Special General Conference in February 2019.

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Bishops Sign Joint Statement on Sports Betting

Bishop Sally Dyck and Illinois Great Rivers Bishop Frank J. Beard are expressing their concerns on a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision clearing the way for states to legalize sports betting, striking down a 1992 federal law that had prohibited most states from authorizing sports betting.

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Way Forward Listening and Conversation Sessions

The General/Jurisdictional Delegation will be holding listening sessions leading up to the Special Session in February 2019. You can choose to attend any one of the locations.

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6 churches given One Matters Awards

Six churches in the Northern Illinois Conference received the One Matters Award from Discipleship Ministries for growth and evangelism.

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Record giving for Bishop's Appeal

The final totals are in for this year's Bishop's Appeal special offering. Thank you to the Northern Illinois Conference congregations for donating a record $74,645 which includes some pre-conference donations. Elgin District takes home the coveted traveling trophy for the highest giving per capita!

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Navigating Uncharted Waters - Annual Conference report

“We can be a hope for the world,” said Bishop Sally Dyck in her Episcopal Address to members of the 179th Northern Illinois Annual Conference session, which took place June 3-5 in St. Charles, Ill.

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