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Prayer for Highland Park

Jesus said we are the salt of the earth. (Matthew 5:13). I heard someone else comment that all too often we tell people, “Go to the church! There’s salt there!”  when we should be out sprinkling salt where it is needed.  And sometimes you don’t know where it’s needed until you get out there.  

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Back Together Connecting in Christ

After two years of meeting virtually, nearly 700 clergy, lay members and guests came back together in person for the 183rd Northern Illinois Annual Conference held June 8 - 10 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center.

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Bishop names new Shepherding Team co-chair

We give thanks to Rev. Myron McCoy for serving more than four years and beyond his term as the first clergy Co-Chair of the Annual Conference Shepherding Team (ACST).

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Celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander Month

On Sunday, May 22, more than a hundred people gathered at First Korean UMC in Wheeling, Ill., to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage and raise awareness of Anti-Asian violence. The Northern Illinois Conference Fellowship of Asian Americans (FAA) and the Annual Conference Shepherding Team (ACST) Anti-RacismTask Force partnered together to put together worship and program for the event, which included several local and national speakers.

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Constultant joins Anti-racism Task Force

The Northern Illinois Conference Anti-Racism Task Force is pleased to announce North Central College professor emeritus Dr. Richard Guzman is coming on board volunteering his time as a consultant. 

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Discipleship Book Club

The NIC Discipleship Task Force is seeking 12 people from across the conference to participate in a pilot 4-session book discussion starting in early January.

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