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Advent By Candlelight: Hosting
in Adults, UMW

Advent By Candlelight: Hosting

Here’s what it means to host a table at Advent By Candlelight: Table hosts are responsible for decorating their table for dinner and dessert. Though the common theme of the decorations is “Christmas” we’ve seen...

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October 05, 2021
Resources For Holy Conversations
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Resources For Holy Conversations

If you’re following along with our Holy Conversations teaching series and want a little more background to work with, we recommend these resources: 1. Living Room Conversations (guided discussion website) 2. You Version/Bible App Devotionals: Challenging Conversations How to...

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September 22, 2021
How To Read The Bible
in Adults, Small Groups

How To Read The Bible

This fall we’re offering a short-term course on how to read the Bible. If you’ve ever been a little unsure about how to read, understand, and apply the Scriptures this course will give you tools...

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September 07, 2021
Holy Conversations
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Holy Conversations

We live in a divisive world. Have you experienced a time where a Facebook post left you boiling? Have you been tempted to fire off a heated comment on social media? Are you fighting with...

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August 17, 2021
Pastor's Bible Study
in Adults, Small Groups

Pastor’s Bible Study

We will begin a new study together on the book of Hebrews beginning April 14 and ending May 26. This will be offered at 10 a.m. in Hale Chapel where people can gather in person or at...

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April 08, 2021
News From The Conference
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News From The Conference

On January 1, 2021, the Northern Illinois Conference welcomed retired Bishop John Hopkins to be our one-year interim bishop following the retirement of Bishop Sally Dyck. You can read more about Bishop Hopkins here:  https://www.umcnic.org/bishop...

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March 02, 2021