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Clergy Conversations Podcast

On this podcast, Rev. Jacques Conway, Chicago Southern District Superintendent who was interviewed in the Surviving R. Kelly six-part documentary on Lifetime as a police expert and Becky Posey Williams, the Sr. Director for Sexual Ethics and Advocacy at the General Commission on the Status and Role of Women

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Apply for Spring Grants

The first round of the new Conference grant process is complete with six churches receiving a total of $14,445. Second round for the Spring Grant process is open and applications are due March 15.

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180th Northern Illinois Annual Conference goes 'Back to the Future'

The Northern Illinois Annual Conference will be held June 2-4, 2019 at the Schaumburg Convention Center. The theme is "Back to the Future" as we celebrate our 180th anniversary.

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Church outreach in the deep freeze

Several Churches across the Northern Illinois Conference opened their doors to the homeless and others seeking shelter from the extreme cold during the area's record-breaking temperatures.

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NIC offices closed Jan. 31

The NIC offices will be closed again Thursday, Jan. 31 due to the extreme cold. Please take extra care in these dangerous temperatures. 

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Bishop's Column: Looking ahead to GC19

In a few weeks—February 23-26, 2019—the delegates to the General Conference of The United Methodist Church will meet in St. Louis, Missouri for a Special Session in order to discern a way forward in regards to the impasse and conflict within the church related to human sexuality. 

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