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

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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The Church Cannot Stay Silent – a pastoral letter from Bishop Jeffrey Clements

"I am asking this synod to confront anew the sins of racism, anti-Semitism, and white supremacy."
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Reformation Anniversary Events

Visit the NIS website to find out about Reformation 500th Anniversary events around the synod.  
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21st Annual Ecumenical Benefit Brunch

21st Annual Ecumenical Benefit Brunch Saturday, October 7, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Trinity Lutheran Church 200 North 1st Street /
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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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2017 Annual NIS Women’s Convention

Northern Illinois Synod Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America 29th Annual Convention Saturday, September 16, 2017 Theme:  "Lifting the Least" Morning Message:  Bishop
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2017 Professional Leaders Conference

2017 PLC will be September 18-20 Presenters: Karoline M. Lewis and Jonathan Rundman The NIS Professional Leaders Conference is the key yearly opportunity for leaders
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NIS Reformation Ordination Worship and Celebration – October 29

Sunday, October 29 4pm St. John's, Mendota The special synod-wide Reformation Ordination Worship and Celebration will be Sunday, October 29, at St. John’s,
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2017 Boundaries Workshop

Save the date: Thursday, November 16 at LOMC from 10 – 4 (more…)
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