United Methodists Feeding Neighbors

Jesus replied, “You give them something to eat.” – Luke 9:13   Methodists in northern Illinois gave more than $82,000 in May to fulfill the $75,000 match pledged by the Foundation.   Thank you! Keep on giving! Give online to the food banks Please keep...
Weathering the Storms

Weathering the Storms

Dear Ministry Partners and Constituents, Our local communities and communities around the world are facing uncertainty and anxiety in response to COVID-19. Understandably, we are concerned for our health, the well-being of our families and communities, and, of course,...
Seeking clarity on clergy taxes?

Seeking clarity on clergy taxes?

Cost $10 Thursday, February 20, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Sycamore UMC, 160 Johnson Ave, Sycamore, IL (Clergy and interested lay people are welcome.) Our seminar instructor will be Ellen Feliciano, an Enrolled Agent and a Master Tax Advisor with H&R Block. Ellen has...

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...

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:”...