Category: Events – past

Fall Seminary Sampler at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago

Sunday, October 23 to Tuesday, October 25 Prospective Masters and Advanced Studies students are encouraged to attend LSTC’s Fall Seminary Sampler, Sunday, October 23 to Tuesday, October 25. Participants will explore how church, world, faith, and their story intersect at LSTC by meeting with current students and faculty, sitting in on classes, and experiencing what …

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Two Remaining Fall Discipleship Gatherings

Each fall, everyone in the Northern Illinois Synod is encouraged to attend one of the Discipleship Gatherings which are held in each of our eight geographical conferences. Bishop Wollersheim has announced that he will retire and not stand for re-election as Bishop of the Northern Illinois Synod at the end of his term in 2016. Because …

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Boundaries Workshop – November 18

The next NIS Boundaries workshop will be Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at LOMC. Event is limited to the first 35 participants. Registration deadline is November 2 or until full. Scholarships are available. Questions? Contact the Rev. Sarah Wilson, Chair of the Health & Wellness subcommittee, at 815-648-2671 or pastor@stjlutheran.com. Overnight lodging for Tuesday and/or Wednesday nights …

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Illowa Presents Dr. Jason Mahn at the November Forum on Augustana Campus – November 5

Illowa Lutheran Coalition Forum Thursday, November 5, 2015 9:00 a.m. til 12:00 p.m. Wilson Center on Augustana College Campus Presenter: Dr. Jason A. Mahn Forum Topic: Becoming Christian in “Christian” America The American Religious landscape is changing rapidly, including the rise of those who don’t affiliate with any religion. Still, the United States remains a Christian …

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Ordination of Justin Tigerman – October 15

Justin Thomas William Tigerman has been called to serve Faith Lutheran Church in Caldwell, ID. You are invited to his ordination at 4:30 pm on October 15 at Trinity, Moline. The Rev. Martin D. Wells, Bishop of the Eastern Washington Idaho Synod will preside. Communion will be served and a reception will follow. All rostered leaders …

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Seminary Sampler at LSTC – October 25-27

The Seminary Sampler is a three-day visit event being held October 25-27 and designed to give prospective students a taste of LSTC life. Here they will have the opportunity to discern with other prospective students a call to ministry and how LSTC might be the place for them. Participants will meet students, faculty and staff, …

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Stewardship Retreat – November 2-3

Building Fluency in the Language of Generosity A 24 hour Retreat for Rostered Leaders Why this program? Why now? Rostered leaders have many tasks to perform. Some come more naturally to us than others. Talking about stewardship and money matters is not an easy task in a culture valuing privacy regarding money and property. Conversations …

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Professional Leaders Conference – Sept 21-23

The 2015 Professional Leaders Conference (PLC) will be held September 21-23 at Sinsinawa Mound, WI. Presiding Bishop Emeritus Mark Hanson will speak on the theme, Still Faithful, Still Changing, Still Courageous, and Still Relevant: The Message of Jesus In These Times. Musician Glen Hecox will give a presentation and participate in worship services. Brochures were …

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