The Rev. Sally Dyck, bishop of the Northern Illinois Conference of the United Methodist Church will speak at 9 a.m. Nov.18 at 9 at Channahon UMC, 24751 W. Eames, Channahon.
A graduate of Boston University and Boston University School of Theology, Dyck spent 25 years as a pastor and a district superintendent in Cleveland, Ohio. She earned a Doctor of Ministry degree at United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio.
Elected to the episcopacy in 2004, she served the Minnesota Annual Conference for 12 years, Dyck was assigned to the Northern Illinois Annual Conference in 2012 for a four-year term and reassigned for another four years in 2016.
Dyck spends nearly every Sunday in local churches throughout the conference. Her focus is to help churches grown and engage more fully in their communities.
She has authored two books, "A Hopeful Earth," with co-author Sarah Ehrman and "A Faithful Heart: A Daily Guide to Joyful Living." She resides with her husband, the Rev. Ken Ehrman in Chicago’s west loop area.
For more information, call the church office at 815-467-5275 or visit www.channahonumc.org.