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Justice 4 Laquan

Update: United Methodists gather for worship and prayer in front of the courthouse at 2650 S. California in Chicago crying out for justice for Laquan McDonald as the murder trial against Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke continues.

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Bishop calls for prayers for the City of Chicago

As the Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke trial gets underway, Bishop Sally Dyck is asking all United Methodist churches in Northern Illinois to pray for the city of Chicago! 

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Chicago Circuit Rider Series

Northern Illinois Conference of the United Methodist denomination is delighted to see young clergy in Chicago sharing their pulpits with one another in a series they have created together, “CTA Circuit Riders Sermon Series" from April 8-May 20.

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Safehaven

An Opportunity for Practical Faith

During the 2015 summer, nearly 500 children enrolled at United Methodist Church Safe Havens across the city of Chicago. Safe Haven is a partnership with Chicago Public Schools and the faith-based community, primarily churches to provide safe spaces, healthy food and learning opportunities for school-aged children.

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Youth Summit in Chicago promotes peace

More than 150 youth and youth leaders from United Methodist Churches in Chicago and Chicagoland gathered to promote peace on a Friday evening in the city. The “Youth Summit in the City” took place at St. Mark United Methodist Church in Chicago’s Chatham neighborhood.

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Mobilizing in Ministry with the Poor

The church reaches out to the poor in many ways but some United Methodist leaders are reexamining how the church ministers with the poor, and if we can do better. Host Bishop Sally Dyck of the Northern Illinois Conference welcomed participants to a two-day meeting and prayed that their time together would help rediscover the Wesleyan foundational movement to be with the poor in the world.

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