Category: India

Grants Available for India Trip

Global Mission Committee 2018 TRIP TO INDIA SCHOLARSHIP REQUEST FORM Requirements: Recipient must Be registered for the 2018 India Trip or provide proof that s/he is able to go on the trip Be a member of a Northern Illinois Synod, ELCA, congregation Agree to share his/her experiences with his/her congregation, other congregations in the Synod …

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Updates from the Global Mission Committee

NIS Global Mission Committee Meeting January 21, 2017 Faith Lutheran-Rochelle Blessed with active participation of three new members:  Pr. Joy Alsop, Faith/Rochelle, Wallie Stewart, Rockford, and Chuck Steinbach, Immanuel/Yorkville. Voted to send $325 to support an NISynod YAGM serving in UK:  Catherine Nelson, an Augustana graduate and member of First Lutheran-Geneseo.    Catherinenelson12@augustana.edu Prayers and …

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Cyclone Hits Arcot Lutheran Church, India

November 12, 2015 Dear Rostered Leaders and Faithful members of our congregations, Please find below the email I received from our Companion Synod partner, Bishop Socrates, of the Arcot Lutheran Church, regarding the devastation that happened on the territory of the Arcot Lutheran Church, as the result of a cyclone hitting their homeland on November …

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Nepal Area Earthquake

Dear sisters and brothers in Christ, We have seen the devastating images and stories coming out of Nepal. Sections of Kathmandu, the nation’s capital, and surrounding areas lie in rubble. More than 3,000 people have lost their lives, and the number continues to rise as officials make their way through rural communities. Historic buildings and …

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Arcot Delegation had a great visit to the NIS

2015 Arcot Delegation Photo Album Click here to see all the photos. Our very special guests, the delegation from the Arcot Lutheran Church was here in Northern Illinois March 23-30, 2015. Leading the delegation was the Rt. Rev. George William Raja Socrates Sathyachandar, Bishop-President of our companion Arcot Lutheran Church. Along with him was the Rev. Ms. Jane Anitha …

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Updating Synod Companion Information

The Northern Illinois Synod Global Mission Committee is updating synod companion information. If your congregation has a synod companion relationship with a congregation in Tanzania (North Central Diocese) or in India (Arcot Lutheran Church), please send the information to Julie Lewis name of your congregation, does your congregation have a companion relationship, name and city of …

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