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Archives and History

Contacts:
Chair: TBS

Secretary: Marilyn Steenwyk rmml9347@att.net

Historian: Dan Swinson, pastordan@sycamoreumc.org

Archivist: TBA

Depository: Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, The United Library, 2121 N. Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60201  847.866.3909  jaeyeon.chung@garrett.edu

General Commission on Archives and History

Resources:

Download some of these helpful documents

Survey for Local Church 
Mission and Scope of the NIC Archives & History
Local Church Records – What to Save
Guidelines for Creating an Oral History

News & Announcements

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Sympathy Notice: Rev. Kwame John Porter

Rev. Dr. Kwame John R. Porter, retired clergy of the Northern Illinois Conference, passed away April 8, 2019. Rev. Porter was a well-known community activist who joined the civil rights…

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Apportionment Statement Changes

In response to questions from churches following the Special Session of General Conference regarding designation of apportionment funds, we have changed the NIC apportionment statement. The new…

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Annual Conference Shepherding Team prepares top goals

On March 16, the Annual Conference Shepherding Team (ACST) and the six District Shepherding Teams (DST), which are made up of both clergy and laity, met at Woodridge UMC to…

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Send a youth to camp!

NIC Outdoor and Retreat Ministries are excited to be designated as the 2019 Bishop's Appeal because our over-arching purpose is to support and strengthen local congregations in their mission of making dis…

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