Bulletin of Reports

Complete Bulletin of Reports 

Entire Bulletin of Reports (pdf 2.6MB) (updated 6/15/2017)

Separate sections of the Bulletin of Reports (pdfs)

Front Cover

Table of Contents

Official Notice 

Proposed Rules for the Thirtieth Annual Northern Illinois Synod Assembly

Assembly Agenda

Letter from the Rev. Elizabeth Eaton ELCA Presiding Bishop

Report of the Rev. Jeffrey Clements, Bishop

Report of the Synod Vice President

Report of the Secretary

Report of the Treasurer

Report of the Director for Evangelical Mission

Report of Committees and Subcommittees

  • Congregational Life Committee
  • Report of the Synod Lutheran Youth Organization
  • Stewardship Subcommittee
  • Global Mission Committee
  • Ministry Support Committee
  • Candidacy Subcommittee
  • Outreach Committee
  • Social Ministry Committee
  • World Hunger Subcommittee
  • The Bishop’s Taskforce on Boundaries

Report of Conferences

  • Central Conference
  • East Conference
  • North Conference
  • Northeast Conference
  • Northwest Conference
  • South Conference
  • Southwest Conference
  • West Conference

Report of Colleges, Seminaries, and Campus Ministry

  • Augustana College – Rock Island, Illinois
  • Carthage College – Kenosha, Wisconsin
  • Grace Place at Northern Illinois University
  • Lutheran Campus Ministries of Illinois
  • Report of Lutheran School of Theology, Chicago and Wartburg Seminary
  • Wartburg College

Report of Agencies, Institutions, and Organizations (updated 6/15/2017)

  • diakonia™
  • ELCA Fund for Leaders
  • ELCA Mission Investment Fund
  • Jenny Lind Chapel (added 6/15/2017)
  • Lutheran Chaplaincy Outreach
  • Lutheran Outdoor Ministries Center, Oregon, Illinois
  • Lutheran Social Services of Illinois
  • Lutherdale
  • Mosaic
  • Portico
  • Rockford Area Lutheran Ministries
  • Region 5, ELCA
  • Synodical Women’s Organization – Women of the ELCA
  • UnityPoint Health – Rock Island, Illinois

Report of the Nominating Committee (updated 6/13/2017)

  • Nominating Committee Members
  • Present Membership and 2017 Nominations
  • Election Key

2017 Nominee Biographies (updated 6/15/2017)

  • Synod Council
  • Congregational Life Committee
  • Global Mission Committee
  • Ministry Support Committee
  • Outreach Committee
  • Social Ministry Committee
  • Consultation Committee
  • Discipline Committee


  • R-1 Lutheran Social Services of Illinois Celebrating 150 Years of Ministry
  • R-2 To Maintain Foreign Assistance and Domestic Safety Net Programs

2018 Salary Guidelines for Rostered Ministers in the NIS, ELCA (revised 6/15/2017)

Augustana College

Constitution of the Northern Illinois Synod

Assembly Schedule at-a-Glance