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

Register for the CRE

Register for the CRE

The annual Congregational Resourcing Event will be Saturday, March 10 at Kishwaukee College in Malta, IL.

Find out more about the

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Please pray for the NIS group traveling to India Feb 5-8

Please pray for the NIS group traveling to India Feb 5-8

Congregations are asked to include some version of the prayers in your Sunday prayers on February 4 and February 11,

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January/February 2018 <i>Making Christ Known</i>

January/February 2018 Making Christ Known

The January/February 2018 issue of Making Christ Known is now available for download. Please share the link widely and print copies for

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2018 Annual Reports to the Bishop Due February 15

2018 Annual Reports to the Bishop Due February 15

2017 Annual report to the bishop forms for rostered ministers have been posted on the ELCA website.  Download the forms

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2018 Statement of Intent Forms Available

2018 Statement of Intent Forms Available

Mission Support is the proportionate share of a congregation’s income that is designated to support the mission and ministry of

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Send Us Your Stories!

Send Us Your Stories!

By Pastor Kurt Nordby, Assistant to the Bishop for Stewardship and Development 
All around the territory of the Northern Illinois Synod

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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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