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    Northern Illinois Conference News     

Bishop Dan Schwerin                                                                  The North Central Jurisdictional Conference (NCJ) Committee on Episcopacy assigned  Bishop Dan Schwerin to the Northern Illinois Conference, effective January 1, 2023. Before his election, he served as the Assistant to the Bishop in the Wisconsin Conference. Bishop Schwerin starts each day reading the Psalms and is a haiku poet?                    

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NIC Book Club                                                                  The Discipleship Task Force's NIC Book Club was created to encourage conference-wide book discussions  to nurture our spirit in growing as disciples of Jesus Christ.

Start the New Year by reading Soul Reset: Breakdown, Breakthrough, and the Journey to Wholeness by Junius Dotson.

Two new classes are starting:

  • Rev Caleb Hong on Zoom class Sunday evenings January 8- February 19 at 7:00 PM

  • Rev Becky Nicol's Zoom class has a new start date and will run from January 17th to February 21 at 2:00 PM.


Participants are welcome to read and reflect individually or join a group discussion. Group discussions will be held in-person and via Zoom when appropriate.

Click on the link below for additional information and to register.

Books are available through Cokesbury, Upper Room, and Amazon.


See the Conference website at:                   

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