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Puerto Rico invites volunteers for Hurricane Relief

Volunteers may now apply to help with the United Methodist Committee on Relief’s (UMCOR’s) efforts to support its partner, the Methodist Church of Puerto Rico (MCPR), as they work to rebuild after Hurricane Maria and Irma. UMCOR has received a formal invitation from Bishop Hector Ortiz of MCPR requesting volunteers to support reconstruction.

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Black History Month

February is Black History Month

February is Black History month and celebrates the historical contibutions of African Americans to the worship life, mission and ministry of the church.

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Stats

Why do local church statistics matter?

Apart from a church’s internal check-in, statistics provide information about the big picture and help researchers see trends, which in turn aid church leaders in making decisions. Find out why it's important to provide this important data.

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Armed Intruder Readiness

The West Ohio Conference and Bishop Gregory V. Palmer put together this informative video with the Columbus, Ohio Police Chief Kimberley Jacobs sharing the top 5 dos and don'ts to assist in confronting and preventing active threats to faith congregations. Good advice for all our churches.

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Sympathy

Sympathy Notice: Kenneth E. Krause

Kenneth E. Krause retired local pastor of the Northern Illinois Conference passed away on December 20, 2017.  During Pastor Krause's ministry as a second career with the Northern Illinois Conference he served at Coleta, Reynolds, Rockford: Beth Eden, Rockford: Evans, and Rockford: Harlem. Krause was 89 years old.

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Accessibility Recovered

New Website Launched

Take a look around the Northern Illinois Conference's revamped website. We hope the new design and features will make it easier for visitors to find information, news, events, and resources. It's highly recommended to view this site by opening in Chrome or Firefox. Internet Explorer does not support many of our features.

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