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

RE-MARK-ABLE Conversations with the Bishop – Fall 2017

RE-MARK-ABLE Conversations with the Bishop – Fall 2017

All RE-MARK-ABLE Conversations begin with a light supper at 6:15 p.m. and continue at 7:00 with the opening devotion and
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Social Ministry Funding available to help you serve your neighbor!

Social Ministry Funding available to help you serve your neighbor!

Every year your synod mission support dollars are available to support the work you do in your neighborhood to serve
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Looking for Seed Money for a Project?

Looking for Seed Money for a Project?

Each year, the Congregational Life Committee (CLC) of the Northern Illinois Synod awards grants to be used as seed money to inspire
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NIS Reformation Ordination Worship and Celebration – October 29

NIS Reformation Ordination Worship and Celebration – October 29

Sunday, October 29 at 4pm St. John's, Mendota The special synod-wide Reformation Ordination Worship and Celebration will be Sunday, October 29, at St.
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Reformation Anniversary Events

Reformation Anniversary Events

Visit the NIS website to find out about Reformation 500th Anniversary events around the synod. http://nisynod.org/category/reformation500/  
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2017 Boundaries Workshop

2017 Boundaries Workshop

Myself as My Neighbor: self-care through boundaries. This year’s Boundary Workshop will be held Thursday, November 16, 2017, from 10 a.m.
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Lutheran Disaster Response

Lutheran Disaster Response

Lutheran Disaster Response brings God’s hope, healing and renewal to people whose lives have been disrupted by disasters in the
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2018 Professional Women Leaders Retreat

2018 Professional Women Leaders Retreat

Monday, January 29, noon - Tuesday, January 30, noon Lutheran Outdoor Ministries Center 1834 IL Rt. 2 • Oregon, IL •
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2018 Synod Trip to India – flyer and information

2018 Synod Trip to India – flyer and information

வணக்கம்! (vaṇakkam! – “Hello” in Tamil)The Northern Illinois Synod is planning a trip to India and our companion synod, the
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Upcoming Synod Events

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