70th Anniversary Celebration!

A handful of volunteer church leaders gave birth to the “Methodist Foundation of Rock River Conference” on October 14, 1949. These beginnings were humble but full of potential for the future. One of the earliest leaders of the Foundation, Rev. Milo J. Vondracek, wrote...
Joint Statement on ESG Impact Investing and Fossil Fuels

Joint Statement on ESG Impact Investing and Fossil Fuels

[download PDF here] The Northern Illinois Conference (NIC) Eco-Sustainability Task Force (Task Force) authored a resolution in 2017 seeking to exclude “any company or entity whose core business activity involved the production of petroleum, natural gas, or coal...

Stewardship Summit 2018

Set the Tone of Generosity with Testimony “We were fed, spiritually and physically, and left with ideas and enthusiasm, and ready to take action.” – Jeanine Wang, Stewardship Chair, Court Street UMC, 2018 Participant Dr. Saul Ebema currently serves...

Stewardship Summit 2017

Stewardship for Real People: Flaws and All Presenter: Rev. Molly Baskette Author of Real Good Church Stay tuned to the Stewardship Summit page for information about future stewardship summits. Below you can download materials from the afternoon “talkers:”...