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Missional Life

This core area focuses on three priorities: 1) Equipping, supporting and connecting local churches for missions of mercy (direct service) in their local communities, across the NIC  and beyond.  2) Equipping, supporting and connecting local churches for justice (systemic change) work in their local communities, across the state and beyond. 3) Advocating diversity, inclusiveness, and cultural competency.

News & Announcements

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DYK: Rolling with the changes

We are in an in-between time. In-between fall and winter. In-between Advent and Christmas. In-between the current year and the New Year. In-between a sense that we are on the other side of COVID-1…

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Churches advised to oppose BSA bankruptcy plan

More than 9,000 United Methodist churches with a history of sponsoring Scouting troops have a say in the Boy Scouts of America’s sex abuse-related bankruptcy proceedings. With a d…

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Bishop’s Column: Living with expectation and finding joy

As I return to the Northern Illinois Conference for another year, I wish you an early Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. I look to next year expecting God to break…

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Discipleship Book Club

The NIC Discipleship Task Force is seeking 12 people from across the conference to participate in a pilot 4-session book discussion starting in early January.

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