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Illinois Mask and Vaccination Mandates for Your Time at Founder’s Week

When attending Founder’s Week in person, please note the following COVID-19 mandates from the State of Illinois and Cook County:

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) requires wearing face masks at all indoor locations. Masks must be worn indoors on the Moody Bible Institute campus as well as in any indoor venue in and around Chicago, including tourist destinations, hotels, and restaurants. The state’s face covering restriction applies to all individuals ages 2 and older regardless of vaccination status. Please visit the IDPH website for more details.
The Cook County Department of Public Health requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination for all individuals ages 5 and older, such as presenting a vaccination card, to enter tourist destinations, restaurants, and other entertainment venues. This mandate covers all entertainment venues in Chicago and the rest of Cook County. Visit Cook County’s website for more information.

How do these restrictions affect attendees at Founder’s Week?

Proof of vaccination is NOT required to attend Founder’s Week or visit any buildings on Moody’s campus. All attendees are welcome at the conference regardless of vaccination status.
In accordance with other local coffee shops, Joe’s Coffee Shop will remain open during Founder’s Week. Proof of COVID vaccination status is NOT required to order food or beverages but is required for dine-in service.
Proof of COVID vaccination is NOT required for take-out orders at The Commons but is required for dine-in service.
The Student Dining Room is not open to the public.

Founders Week

Join us for Founder’s Week February 1–4, 2022

Founder’s Week is a free annual Bible conference that encourages and equips Christ followers for their unique purpose and calling. Learn fresh biblical insight from today’s foremost Christian teachers and leaders that helps you understand, live out, and share God's Word with greater clarity and urgency. Worship with inspiring musical artists and connect with students, alumni, and guests from across cultures, generations, and continents at one of the most trusted Bible conferences in the world!

Thousands of people watch and listen to Founder’s Week online, on Total Living Network, and on Moody Radio. We’d love for you to join us in experiencing Founder’s Week 2022 in person—start planning your visit now!

"The messages were timely, encouraging and motivating. The praise & worship sessions were inspiring. All in all, the virtual logistics were extremely professional and well put together.”
“Very inspiring and timely messages. I was especially blessed by Deb Gorton and Mark Jobe.”
“Clearly evident that the Holy Spirit spoke through and used the speakers and musicians to impact all who attended.”
“The schedule was well thought out to include wonderful speakers, promotion of MBI, world outreach, personal growth, and a great variety of Christ-honoring praise & worship.”
“Encouraging, inspirational,  gospel-centered, grounded in God’s word during difficult times in our country. Needed that!”


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