Category: News

Reproducible Bulletin Insert

Download and make copies of this bulletin insert pdf to share the stories of this year’s Synod Assembly with your congregation. Visit nisynod.org/assembly for more highlights, photos, videos, news, election results, and more. Download bulletin insert.

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Bishop’s Report Video

Watch Bishop Clements’ Report to the 2018 Northern Illinois Synod Assembly below. During Bishop Clements’ report to the assembly, he encouraged people to read his written report and then spoke about several issues that were on his heart. “I believe the church needs to reclaim its voice in moral leadership,” he stated. “When we put …

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Ordination Video

See the video below for the Ordination of Pr. Seth Hecox – Grace, Wilmington Pr. Debra Kelly – St. John’s, Hebron Pr. Karyn Kost – Freedom, Oregon & St. James, Forreston Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 1:00 pm at the Northern Illinois Synod Assembly – Centennial Hall, Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois.

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Resolutions Passed

Resolution R-1 was passed as presented. Resolution R-2 was passed as presented. Resolution R-3 was passed as amended. Resolution R-4 was passed as presented. R-1 Season of Creation WHEREAS, Genesis states that all creation is “good;” and WHEREAS, as Christians we begin our confession with praise for God as the creator of all things; and WHEREAS, Luther teaches us …

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General Election Results

Northern Illinois Synod Assembly June 14-15, 2018 Synod Council: Don Knowles-Secretary Minnette Scott Jim Spring Brad Haugen Andy Tyrrell Heide Gallagher Congregational Life Committee: Kay Johnson Walt Farley Global Mission Committee: Art Milton Jane McChesney Daniel Wynard Ministry Support Committee: Carol Swenson Bill Nelson Vince Marolla Outreach Committee: TroyAnn Poulopoulos Brandon Nelson Social Ministry Committee: …

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Assembly Lost & Found

Please contact Nancy Corey if you know the owner of either of these items at 309-794-4004 or ncorey@nisynod.org. CD – Hymn Solos for All Seasons arranged by William Cutter Clip-on dark sunglasses

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The Rev. Dr. Bouman’s PowerPoint Presentations

The Rev. Dr. Stephen Bouman, Executive Director of the ELCA Domestic Mission unit gave a keynote presentation as well as a churchwide report to the 31st Northern Illinois Synod Assembly, June 15-16, 2018. Vital Disciples for Vital Communities of Jesus Click here to download the powerpoint or preview it below. Download (PPT, Unknown) ELCA Presiding Bishop …

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