Northern Illinois Synod • ELCA

We are the ELCA Lutherans of Northern Illinois. Bishop Jeffrey Clements welcomes you. We hope these pages provide you the information you seek. Thank you for visiting. All are welcome in the congregations of the Northern Illinois Synod.

NIS News

2018 ELCA Youth Leadership Summit

2018 ELCA Youth Leadership Summit

In November, three youth and two adults from the Northern Illinois Synod traveled to Carol Joy Holling Retreat Center in...
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2019 Women Leaders Retreat – Updated Theme and Location

2019 Women Leaders Retreat – Updated Theme and Location

Monday, January 28, noon - Tuesday, January 29, noon Bishop Lane Retreat Center 7708 East McGregor Road, Rockford, IL 61102 Bearers...
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November / December 2018 <i>Making Christ Known</i>

November / December 2018 Making Christ Known

This issue focuses on young people in our congregations. In November 2017, Bishop Clements called together a group of leaders...
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Working Toward Racial Justice

Working Toward Racial Justice

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 First Lutheran Church, DeKalb Speaker: Judith Roberts (Program Director, Racial Justice Ministries, ELCA) During this professional gathering of...
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Spiritual Renewal Event with Affirmation of Vocation by Bishop Clements

Spiritual Renewal Event with Affirmation of Vocation by Bishop Clements

Join us for a day of spiritual renewal! We’ll begin the day with Spiritual guide and professional counselor, Rev. Elaine...
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