Naperville Church Builder Named Incoming Pastor of Crystal Lake United Methodist Church

From the Staff-Parish Committee of Wheatland Salem Church in Naperville comes this news: Pastoral Transition for our Congregation Bishop Sally Dyck, Regional Bishop of the United Methodist Church in Northern Illinois, after consultation with the Staff-Parish Relations Committee of Wheatland … Continue reading

Lay Methodists Say Bishop’s Statement Favoring Gay Marriage Does Not Represent Church Teaching

A press release from a lay group of the Methodist Church in Northern Illinois: Bishop’s statement does not represent Church on Gay Marriage In response to United Methodist Bishop Sally Dyck’s endorsement of gay marriage, the Northern Illinois Conference Evangelical … Continue reading

New Illinois Methodist Bishop Sally Dyck Calls for Same Sex Marriage, “Good News” Group Replies

In a complete contradiction of church policy, Sally Dyck, the new Bishop of the Northern Illinois Conference of the United Methodist Church has called on the Illinois Legislature to pass a bill authorizing same sex marriage. I would note there … Continue reading

Crystal Lake Methodist Church Quilt Sale This Weekend

Great place to find reasonably priced gifts, so I’ll just re-run last year’s article below. This is where I buy my $15 gifts for our Crystal Lake Kiwanis Christmas grab bag. I’ve even found items for $10. The items are … Continue reading

Methodists Invite Folks to Hannah Beardsley Middle School to Pack Meals for Haiti Sunday Morning

If you are not doing anything Sunday morning, the First Methodist Church of Crystal Lake is hosting a meal packing morning for Haiti. Two years ago the Salvation Army hosted a massive event at the old Cub Food Store in … Continue reading

Coverage of Conservative Methodists’ Victory over Homosexual Activists Missing in Newspapers

Whenever homosexuals win a victory, it is trumpeted all over the media. At the world convention of the United Methodist Church in Tampa this week, the homosexual agenda took a beating, however, and I couldn’t find a line of type … Continue reading

Homosexuals Take over Methodist Convention Floor in Tampa after Losing Vote

Shortly after noon, the following email arrived from the United Methodist Church group Good News: After a very emotional morning of debate on the General Conference floor regarding homosexuality, hundreds of onlooking demonstrators crossed the bar of the conference right … Continue reading

53% Reject Homosexual Liberalization at Tampa World Methodist Conference

Just in from the Confessing Movement web site: Thursday, May 3 – Day 9 of General Conference Update, 10:45 am: The full petition regarding human sexuality has been defeated with 368 votes in favor and 572 votes against.  As delegates prepared to take … Continue reading

Methodists Vote Almost 3-1 Against Ending Investments (Divestment) in Motorola and CAT, Proportional Representation for Africans on Ruling Bodies, Preacher Tenure Ended

The big news out of the Tampa’s Methodist convention for friends of Israel and for those who know the impact of Motorola and Caterpillar on the Illinois economy is the overwhelming defeat of liberal efforts to force Methodist investments out … Continue reading