Rethink Church grants available

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rethinkchurchadThe Rethink Church program through United Methodist Communications awards three types of grants each year: Community Event Grants, Digital Advertising Grants, and New Church Start Grants. The churches listed below took part in one of these grant opportunities in 2015.

Digital Advertising Grants 2015:

South Elgin UMC (South Elgin, IL)

In addition, the following churches our conference have been awarded a 2016 Easter Digital Advertising Grant. These churches will have customized digital ads running in local online spaces from February 15 – March 27.

Antioch UMC (Antioch, IL)

Coleta UMC (Coleta, IL)

Evangelical UMC (Ottawa, IL)

Faith UMC (Polo, IL)

Faith Evangelical UMC (Elmhurst, IL)

First UMC (McHenry, IL)

Grace UMC (La Salle, IL)

New Life UMC (Machesney Park, IL)

Roselle UMC (Roselle, IL)

Wesley UMC (Stockton, IL)

Winthrop Harbor UMC (Winthrop Harbor, IL)

Many churches have also taken advantage of the free and low-cost resources we have available each season – 100 free customized door hangers, 100 free customized invitation cards, free worship resources and a low-cost direct mail program. The 2016 door hangers, invitation cards and direct mail can still be ordered up until March 1 by going to

We encourage your church to take part in 2016.

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