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Welcome to the new Reporter

You have probably noticed that we’ve freshened up the look of The Northern Illinois Reporter. We have made some changes that we hope you will enjoy.

We’ve chosen a larger typeface, to make the text gentler on the eyes. We have chosen type fonts and layouts that will hope will make it easier for your to scan the pages. We are also opening up the design a bit, giving it a bit more “air,” to help you quickly find the stories you’d like to read first.

We remain committed to printing stories of the many inspiring ministries happening in our churches and those we participate in together through faithful and generous giving. You will continue to receive information from across the international United Methodist Church, to keep you apprised of compassionate mission work, helpful resources, and opportunities for all to grow in faith and share God’s love with others through word and actions.

Change requires a bit of adjustment, but our hope is that these adjustments make The Reporter even more valuable to you. Let us know whether you find these helpful.

The faithful apportionment giving of Northern Illinois churches delivers The Reporter to you.

Victoria Rebeck, Director of Communications & Editor
Lisa Smith, Communications Specialist & Designer

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