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Bishop Sally Dyck's Christmas Message

This year Bishop Sally Dyck is going home for Christmas and encourages you to think about who you might welcome into your home. She shares her video greeting and wishes everyone a very Merry Christmas.

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Puerto Rico rises with church’s help

Puerto Rico is rising up from the devastation of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, but the U.S. territory continues to need The United Methodist Church’s help.

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Praying Our Way Forward - Day 4

As our week of Praying Our Way Forward continues, Jessie Cunningham brings us today's prayer.

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Spending a day in Christian conversation

More than 160 clergy and laity from throughout the Northern Illinois Conference came together on Sept.16 to engage in conversation digging deeper into who we are as the body of Christ and to think about the future of The United Methodist Church.

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Volunteers deliver truckload of relief supplies

This Flood Bucket Disaster Relief Project began with a decision by the Congregational Care and Missions Team of Belvidere First United Methodist Church. That prompted an email from the Rev. Danice Loveridge, Deacon, to me, asking if other churches in the NIC were collecting flood buckets for the Texas flood relief effort with UMCOR. Could they join the effort? That request generated emails to the all of the UMC churches in the Rockford District. This project was later noted and publicized by the Northern Illinois Conference. That then caused a lot of emails and phone calls.

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