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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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NIJFON announces new executive director

After a three month search, the Northern Illinois Justice For Our Neighbors (NIJFON) is pleased to announce Claudia Marchan as the organization’s first executive director. 

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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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Way Forward report released in all four official languages of General Conference

The final report of the Commission on a Way Forward has been released in English, French, Portuguese and Swahili; all four official languages of the General Conference.  The report will be presented to the 2019 Special Session of General Conference.

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Court docket details proposed plans for UMC

The Commission on a Way Forward's final report has been made public in English along with details of proposed legislation to go to the 2019 General Conference Special Session. The Judicial Council published the documents on its October 2018 docket. 

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UM Foundation accepting grant applications

The United Methodist Foundation is currently accepting grant applications which are due September 15.

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