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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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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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