NCJ Recommends Electing One Bishop in 2020; Task Force Created to Study Episcopal Leadership

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS…In a meeting last week in Chicago, the North Central Jurisdiction (NCJ) Committee on the Episcopacy and the NCJ College of Bishops have proposed to only elect one bishop during the NCJ Quadrennial Meeting, July 15-18 in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The two groups have agreed to form a task force to make recommendations on [...]

Delegates Build Relationships, Consider What is Good for the Whole Church

By Rick Wolcott* Members of each of the delegations to the Special Session of General Conference from across the North Central Jurisdiction (NCJ) gathered at Wespath Benefits and Investments in Glenview, Illinois September 21-22.  The time of shared learning, small group discussion, worship, and fellowship was sponsored by the NCJ College of Bishops and the [...]