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Sympathy Notice: Amos Miller

Rev. Innis Miller, serving Chicago: Grace Calvary and Blue Island: Grace, mourns the loss of his young son, Amos Innis Miller, on Sunday evening, April 24 in Liberia, West Africa. 

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What makes you proud to #BeUMC?

With words of disunity, disaffiliation, and division in the news, let’s use this time as an opportunity to share why you are proud to be United Methodist and why we are better together. United Methodist Communications has launched the #BeUMC campaign with key themes intended to highlight what unites us as United Methodists and what we are working towards, together.

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Sympathy Notice: Rev. Bruce C. Janes

Rev. Bruce C. Janes, retired member of the Northern Illinois Conference, passed away Tuesday, April 19, 2022, at age 95. During his ministry, Rev. Janes served Chicago: West Pullman, Lake Villa: Community, Milledgeville, Orangeville, Afolkey, and Prophetstown.

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Missionaries return for first-time visit

NIC Missionaries' husband and wife team Rev. Kyeong-AhWoo and Rev. Jin Yang Kim, who are serving the world Council of Churches (WCC) in Geneva, Switzerland, hadn't been back to Northern Illinois since they were commissioned in 2017, but they finally got the opportunity to return for a visit this Easter.

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Chicago church honors legacy of accessibility

For several years, leaders at United Church of Rogers Park in Chicago have been planning and preparing to find a way to make repairs to its entryway to make the church accessible to all. In March 2021, they launched the Uplift Accessibility Campaign to raise $300,000 to cover the costs.

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"This little light of mine, I'm gonna let it shine." I have great memories of sitting in those tiny green chairs at a small table in the kindergarten room at my home church. We would all shout "NO" when we came to the phrase "hide it under a bushel, NO, I'm going to let it shine."

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