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Northern Illinois Conference In-depth Report Including Official UM Statement To Teach Homosexuality To Children


Posted: June 24, 2003, 7:55 am    Post subject: Northern Illinois Conference - Annual Conference Actions

For a complete report of the Northern Illinois Conference Annual Conference, you can go to the NIC VOICE Web Site:

NIC Annual Conference Information

There you will find the following:
Open to All Statement which includes a list of the clergy and laity that signed this statement which has nine values listed, including, "We believe that all people, without regard to sexual orientation, race, gender, age, economic status, disabilities or ethnic origin should be able to be in full connection in the church without barriers to ordination, consecration, church membership or any ministry of the church."

NIC Annual Conference Agenda

NIC AC News Articles which include links to the UMNS and the NIC Conference web sites for in-depth articles (worth a read)

Resolutions which is an unofficial listing of all of the resolutions and the vote, including commentary on some of the resolutions from the NIC web site article.

Resolutions of Concern which lists three resolutions, including:
Resolution 700-23 Reflecting the Love of God
Resolution 700-30 Supporting the Ministry of Bishop C. Joseph Sprague
Resolution 900-10 Making the Discipline More Inclusive

Election Results which has the following unofficial information (official results are on in the UMNS and NIC reports); this listing on the NIC VOICE site notes the various endorsements for the delegates:
Unofficial NIC Annual Conference Election Results Delegates
Laity General Conference (in order of election)
Laity Jurisdictional Conference (in order of election)
Laity Jurisdictional Conference ALTERNATE (non-voting unless called to floor)
Unofficial NIC Annual Conference Election Results Delegates
Clergy General Conference (in order of election)
Clergy Jurisdictional Conference (in order of election)
Clergy Jurisdictional Conference ALTERNATE (non-voting unless called to floor)

Sermons and Addresses which contains the one sermon; Bishop Sprague's sermons are located Bishop Sprague's Conference Addresses and Sermons

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