Union United Methodist Church is part of a larger family of Christians who are connected to one another in a global community of faith. This enables us to do far more together than we could ever accomplish separately.
Listed below links to web sites that can tell you more about the United Methodist Church.
The United Methodist Church Web Site: www.umc.org
The Illinois Great Rivers Conference: Union is part of this Conference which stretches from Kankakee and the Quad-Cities in the north to Cairo in the south. www.igrc.org Bishop Sharon Brown Christopher presides over our Conference and is currently the President of the Council of Bishops for the entire United Methodist Church.
The LaMoine River District: Our Conference is made up of ten smaller units known as "districts." Ours is the LaMoine River District. The District Superintendent is Randall Robinson. The web site is at www.gbgm-umc.org/lamoinedist
Chaddock School: Chaddock is a ministry to troubled young people and families which is supported by the United Methodist Church and located right here in Quincy. Union has been a long-time supporter of Chaddock. Find out about them at www.chaddock.org
Sunset Home: Also located in Qunicy, and also actively supported by Union, is the Sunset Home retirement community which offers quality housing and care for seniors. Their web site is at www.quincynet.com/sunsethome/
Devotional Reading & Spiritual Growth: The Upper Room Ministries provide devotional reading and spiritual growth programs to millions around the world. They are also part of the ministry of the United Methodist Church. They can be found at www.upperroom.org
United Methodist Committee on Relief: UMCOR is one of the most widely respected disaster relief agencies in the world. Wherever there is war or natural disaster, UMCOR is there, delivering desperately needed aid in the name of Jesus Christ. Our connectional church makes it possible for this far-flung ministry to operate. Learn more about UMCOR at www.umcor.org
Colleges & Universities: Methodism has always valued learning. Within our Conference alone, there are three institutions of higher learning which we help to support...
MacMurray College in Jacksonville... www.mac.edu
Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington... www.iwu.edu
McKendree College in Lebanon... www.mckendree.edu
Need More Info?
If you need more information about any aspect of the United Methodist Church, you can contact our helpful information service known as Info-Serve.