Bishop Karen Oliveto will be the guest speaker at the Winter Warming Conference.
Offered by the Northern Illinois Conference Reconciling Task Force, the event will take place Saturday, Jan. 14, at First UMC of Arlington Heights, 1903 E. Euclid Ave., Arlington Heights, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Oliveto is the first consecrated lesbian bishop in the United Methodist Church. She began serving the Rocky Mountains Conference on Sept. 1, 2016.
An offering will be taken that will go towards the Reconciling Ministries Network of the Northern Illinois Conference.
The walk-in cost is $20; visit www.umcnic.org/th_event/winter-warming-2/ for more information.