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Welcome
to the Website of the UMC Northern Illinois Conference Net-Zero Task Force

The NIC Net Zero team is working toward Net-Zero emissions goals for Northern Illinois Conference, in concert with the United Methodist Church's 12-agency commitment to "achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 across ministries, facilities, operations, and investments."

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Rev. Harriette Cross,
NIC Net-Zero Task Force Coordinator

The NIC Net Zero team is working toward Net-Zero emissions goals for Northern Illinois Conference, in concert with the United Methodist Church's 12-agency commitment to "achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 across ministries, facilities, operations, and investments."

Are you already working on sustainability in your congregation? Share your success stories! Here's the form:  https://tinyurl.com/NICNetZeroStories  and let us know your church, your project, how it happened, how it's going, and contact person.

 

You and your congregation are invited to join in this effort. This website offers links to resources that can help. 
Also, check out our
Facebook group page for timely news, and to share your testimony of success! 

Click here for details of the 2023 Net Zero Action Plan, and how your congregation can connect. 

Click here for links to Creation Justice/Creation Care efforts across the church and around the world.    

The new Lay Servant Ministries course Loving People and Planet in the Name of God is now online. Are you willing to help bring it to your local lay academy?

Click here for specific resources about energy and creation care efforts for the congregation.

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