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 Jeffery Clements

Matthew 7:12 “So in everything, do to others as you would have them do to you..”

Matthew 25:40 “Truly I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these who are members of my family, you did it to me.”


Immanuel Lutheran Church
1013 Franklin Grove Road, Dixon, IL 61021

Coffee & Registration:   8:00 a.m. Registration Fee:  $35.00

Registration Form 2017  •  Scholarship Application

Fellowship – Worship– Singing Songs – Exhibits (Coffee, Tea, Chocolate, Items from Tanzania, Books)

Convention Offering:

50% Women of the ELCA

15% Tanzania Women North Central Conference)

15% India Arcot Women’s Desk

10% Nachusa Home

10% the Nursing Project-Tanzania

Physical Offering Nachusa Lutheran Home

Shampoo, Conditioner, Body Wash or Bar Soap, Toothpaste, Toothbrushes, Deodorant (non-aerosol), Combs/Brushes, Chapstick, Body Lotion, Feminine Care Products (Tampons, Pads, Panty liners), Disposable Razors (male and female), Shaving Cream, Contact Solution and Saline, Emery Boards, Sunscreen, Wal-Mart Gift Cards, Walgreens Gift Cards

On Friday evening at 7:00 p.m., we will have a gathering at the Comfort Inn, Dixon IL for an informal meet & greet session with Churchwide Representative, Deborah Williams. Comfort Inn is located at 136 Plaza Drive, Dixon, IL.

Hope to see all of you there!

Driving Directions

Convention Directions for those coming in to Dixon, September 16 for the NISWO Convention at

Immanuel Lutheran Church
1013 Franklin Grove Rd
Dixon, IL 61021

From the North, West, and East: Take IL-26 south to IL-38.

From the South: Take I-88 to IL-26 north to IL-38.

Turn east on IL-38 follow @ 3/4 mile. Immanuel Lutheran Church is located on left side of the road

Convention Hotel

Comfort Inn
136 Plaza Drive
Dixon, IL 61021


$111.00 plus tax (2 queen beds)

Are you planning to stay overnight at the Comfort Inn on September 16?

The Comfort Inn is located on the south side of Dixon off  IL-38 near Pizza Hut on  east side of the road

Directions from Comfort Inn to Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1013 Franklin Grove Road, Dixon

Go west on Plaza Drive towards IL-26 (Galena Avenue)

Turn right onto I-26 and go @ 1 mile

Turn right onto IL -38 and continue for @ 3/4 mile