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Bishop's Column: Change is Strange

We keep saying that we are in unprecedented times. But the fact of the matter is we are in a time of great change. Everything has changed and we know that more will yet change. And change is strange!

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A new journey begins for United Methodists in Elgin

Two churches in Elgin, Welsey UMC and Epworth UMC, combined congregations on May 31, 2020, and formed Journey of Hope UMC—just five months after merger talks began and despite a worldwide pandemic. 

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Bishop's Monday Message: Leave Tracks

Last Christmastime, Ken and I were visiting my mother. Early one morning, we walked a path along a ridge that overlooks the town near where I grew up. Overnight there had been a light snow and no one had walked on the path…except there were a ton of animal tracks: big ones and very small ones.

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Longtime NIC accountant retires…Successor back “home”

After more than two decades serving the Northern Illinois Conference as the Director of Accounting, Athena Staveris is hanging up her calculator and retiring. Staveris’ last day is Oct. 30, 2020.

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Phishing Email Alert

We have been made aware that an email is going around that looks like it's from Bishop Sally Dyck asking for a favor to run an errand for her and asking for a response.

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