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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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Learning Spanish as church hospitality

Nearly 545 students participated in 48 classes held in 42 churches across the Northern Illinois Conference (NIC) in the last two years to learn some Spanish and explore ¿Quién es mi vecino? (Who is my neighbor?).

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Youth Summit

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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Does God Bless Interreligious Dialogue?

The Ninth Annual celebration of the agreement between the Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago and the Northern Illinois Conference was held on June 12, 2014, at the Villa Park Muslim Education Center.

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