Northern Illinois Conference 2023
“Come to the Table”
Pastor Brian Smith, Deaconness Amy Reimer, and Lay Members from Trinity Wilmette – Sandy Metts, Anne Mason, and Abby Holcombe participated in the 184th session of the Northern Illinois Conference. The theme for June 6-8 was “Come to the Table.” Every annual conference includes services for ordination, commissioning, and consecration for ministry; clergy retirements; and a memorial for those who have passed. This year, we celebrated the ordination of Rev. Mori Siegel as a full elder. She was a Trinity Wilmette student pastor from 2016-2017, and our congregation supported her as a candidate for ministry until her final approval. We also remembered the passing of Rev. Burt Randle, who served Trinity Wilmette for nearly 30 years.
Trinity Wilmette’s delegation presented offerings from our congregation to support healing for survivors of BSA abuse ($6,200) and help for migrants ($417). They are pictured below standing in front of a display that was part of the moving prayer service for peace in Korea.
To learn more from the Northern Illinois Conference, [click here]. Here are some Annual Conference reflections from Lay Members from Trinity Wilmette.