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Bishop Malone returns home preaching a message of courageous conviction

It was a joyous celebration filled with thanksgiving at the 2021 Ordination and Commissioning service held the evening of October 1 in the sanctuary at Barrington United Methodist Church. 

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Schaumburg church takes stand against racism

Over Labor Day weekend, Our Saviour’s UMC (OSUMC) held an Anti-Racism event in conjunction with the Schaumburg’s end-of-summer festival and the church’s youth group annual parking lot fundraiser. 

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Sympathy Notice: Rev. Judith Marie Giese

Rev. Judith Marie Giese, a retired clergy member of the Northern Illinois Conference, passed away September 29, 2021, at age 68. During her ministry in Northern Illinois, she served Chicago: Clearing, Chicago: Ashburn, Plano, Malta, Northwest Malta, Red Oak (Bureau), and Wyanet. She was appointed to a medical leave of absence in 2017 and retired this year.

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A Wesleyan take on personal finance

Saving Grace is a six-session course mainly intended for small groups, with extra content for clergy, who have special circumstances in such areas as housing and taxes. Participants use a workbook (the primary cost), and there’s a leader’s guide, too.

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Invite to Day of Prayer

Two years ago, the Northern Illinois Conference approved a strategic plan focused on three primary goals for our conference and congregations. Task Forces were formed, and even with the challenges of a global pandemic, great strides have been made in this movement, strengthening discipleship, addressing racism, and building vital congregations.

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Sympathy Notice: Marcia L. Ruth

Mrs. Marcia L. Ruth, spouse of retired member Rev. Orrell Ruth of the Northern Illinois Conference, passed away September 13, 2021, at age 82. During his ministry in the conference, Rev. Ruth served Chicago: Logan Square, Alexis Henderson, Atwood Heights, Freeport: First, Ottawa: First, Lake Bluff: Grace, Schaumburg: Our Redeemer's. He retired in 1999.

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