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Freedom, Oregon invites you to the Agape Series

Freedom Lutheran in Oregon invites you to a special series. Light dinner provided each night. Session 1: March 10, 4:30 pm – LGBTQ+ Terminology Panel Discussion featuring members of PFLAG and RIC Session 2: March 24, 4:30 pm – “Call Me Malcolm” viewing and discussion Session 3: April 7, 4:30 pm – Community growth discussion Questions? Contact Pr. Karyn Kost at: 815-661-6315

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Rural Ministry Conference March 3-5, 2019

The Center for Theology and Land at Wartburg Theological Seminary in Dubuque, Iowa is hosting its 38th annual Small Town and Rural Ministry Conference, Mar 3-5, 2019 at the Best Western Plus hotel in Dubuque, Iowa.  The theme of this year’s ecumenical conference is “Building Resilience among Leaders and Communities”.  Resilience, the ability to adapt to …

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2019 Region 5 Deacon Gathering

This gathering is for deacons or candidates in Region 5. It will be a time to worship together, form new relationships, share about our calls, hear from speakers, and join together to learn from and encourage one another. Our keynote speaker will be Dr. Susan McArver, Professor of Church History and Educational Ministry, Lutheran Theological Southern …

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Luther Nordic Choir in Concert

Friday, February 1 at 7pm. St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1701 16th Avenue, Sterling Donations will be received. Proceeds will be divided between Unite Service Camp and Lutheran Outdoor Ministries Center This event is hosted by Tri-Church, the ELCA churches of Sterling and Rock Falls united in one mission. The Luther Nordic Choir Concert is generously sponsored by …

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Luther Seminary Mid-Winter Convocation

Luther Seminary’s KAIROS continuing education courses offer a wealth of learning opportunities designed for clergy and church leaders of all denominations. Learn more and register at luthersem.edu/KAIROS. Mid-Winter Convocation: Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread  January 30–31, 2019 Join us as we consider what it means to ask for our “daily bread” from the …

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Beyond Diakonia

Continuing learning opportunities designed primarily for graduates of thediakoniaTM program and rostered personnel. In the early fall diakoniaTM graduates participated in a survey in which they told the diakoniaTM leadership of the Northern Illinois Synod in which courses they would like to participate as they continued their studies “Beyond diakoniaTM.” The following courses were selected …

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Faith Over Fear Training

A Center of Christian – Muslim Engagement for Peace and Justice at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago in partnership with the Shoulder to Shoulder Campaign is holding a very important training for church leaders on Feb 1-2, 2019.  It is called Faith Over Fear, and is being held at the MECCA Center in Willowbrook …

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Wartburg e-Life Together December 2018

Annual President’s Dinner and Advent Lessons & Carols 2018 Life Together Award honoring Steve and Lynne Benz At this year’s President’s Dinner, Steven and Lynne Benz were honored as recipients of the “Life Together” award in recognition of their extreme generosity toward the mission of Wartburg Seminary. This award is presented to donors in the …

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Epiphany Hymn Festival

Immanuel, Dixon & St. Paul, Dixon invite you to an Epiphany Hymn Festival, “Follow the Star” Sunday, January 6, 2:00 PM 421 S. Peoria Ave. Dixon, IL Join us as we sing our praises to God revealed in Jesus Christ, the Light of the World Featuring hymns of the Epiphany Season accompanied by Praise Groups from each …

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Church Musician sought

Church Musician: Immanuel Lutheran Church, Clinton seeks an organist/pianist. Responsibilities include playing for all regularly scheduled worship services, including Sunday mornings, special services, weddings, and funerals. $85 per service, with potential for $100. For a full job description, please call (563) 242-4229 or email immanuel1872@msn.com.

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St. John’s, Pearl City is seeking a part-time Children and Youth Ministry Coordinator

St. John’s Lutheran Church in Pearl City is seeking a part-time Children and Youth Ministry Coordinator.  Applicants should possess strong organizational, recruiting, and communication skills, as well as a commitment to the Christian faith maturation of self and others.  A background check will be required.  Please contact Pastor Tom Ekstrand at 815-443-2215 or pastortomekstrand@gmail.com.

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Choir robes need a new home

24 Adult Robes and 48 Stoles $750 OBO Good Condition 20 years old Cost $3600-$4200 new 23 Junior Robes $500 OBO Excellent Condition Less than 10 years old Cost $1725 new Contact: St. Matthews Lutheran Church 416 E Dover Rd Princeton, IL 61356-9551 815-879-6491 StMatthewsPrinceton@gmail.com

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Jenny Lind Chapel Upcoming Events

ANNIVERSARY SERVICE TO CELEBRATE 1868 MOVE TO “NEW” CHURCH IN ANDOVER A special 150th anniversary service will be held in Andover on Sunday, November 18, 3 pm, to commemorate the move in 1868 of Sunday worship services from the Jenny Lind Chapel (JLC) to the “new” (Augustana Lutheran) church. The service will start at the JLC …

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Pedal for a Purpose to benefit LOMC

As of September 13, Lutheran Outdoor Ministries Center has received $12,629 from the Pedal for a Purpose fundraiser. We are 51% to our goal in raising $25,000 for the refurbishment of a bunkhouse at camp! Praise be to God for the great support thus far! As a reminder, donations may be made securely online at: https://www.givegab.com/campaigns/lomc-pedal-for-a-purpose The …

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Christmas at Augustana

Christmas at Augustana has become one of the most treasured traditions at Augustana College. Another treasured tradition is our special invitation for ELCA pastors and rostered ministers, with one guest, to join us. This year, Christmas at Augustana will have two performances on Saturday, Dec. 1, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. As special guests, we …

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News from Luther Seminary

September 19, 2018 Listening: the Heart of Innovation In innovation work, the very first step is to listen. Alex Goryachev, Managing Director of Innovation Strategy and Programs for Cisco, calls listening “a rare art” at the heart of innovation, something that is vital “to survive and develop collaborative strategies with…partners…around the world.” Silicon Valley might seem …

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Luther Seminary KAIROS Continuing Education Courses

Luther Seminary’s KAIROS continuing education courses offer a wealth of learning opportunities designed for clergy and church leaders of all denominations. Learn more and register at luthersem.edu/KAIROS. Worship Forming Community— Prayer and Music Leadership September 10-October 15 A set of hands-on training labs focused on building skills and developing a greater sensitivity for worship and music …

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22nd Annual Ecumenical Benefit Brunch

Saturday, October 6, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Registration at 8:30. St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 2400 Bell Avenue, Rockford, IL Far Away and in Our Backyard – Continuing our conversations… Human Trafficking Featured Speakers: Jimmie Getter, Rockford Sexual Assault Counseling (RSAC), and Brittney Fry, Rockford Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation (RAASE), And will also be responders …

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Hymn Festival at First, Galesburg

“We Sing the Year Round” Sunday October 14, at 4pm “We Sing the Year Round,” is a Hymn Festival written and led by organist, Dr. John Ferguson in celebration of the new organ which leads the congregational singing at First Lutheran Church in Galesburg, October 14 at 4pm. John Ferguson retired June 2012 after serving …

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Musician Sought at Prince of Peace, Woodridge

IMMEDIATE MUSICIAN OPENING: Prince of Peace Lutheran Church (ELCA) in Woodridge, IL, is seeking a part-time musician (organ preferred, piano required) to support our Sunday Service and Adult Choir. This is a year-round position serving a small congregation in the Western Suburbs. Responsibilities: • Lead congregation with weekly hymns and service music for one (1) …

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Full-time youth director sought

St. Mary’s Lutheran Church in Kenosha, WI seeks a full-time youth director. The Youth Director will partner with our youth committee and adult leaders to lead our vibrant Middle School (FISH) and High School (Fusion) youth ministries, so that all youth they encounter will learn about, grow in a relationship with, and share their love …

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Annual Swedish Service at Jenny Lind Chapel

Pastor Jeff Linman will be the preacher at the annual Swedish Service at the Jenny Lind Chapel in Andover on Sunday, September 30, at 4 pm.  He completed his call as part-time Pastor of Renewal and Redevelopment at First Lutheran Church in Monmouth August 31 and joined the Retired Roster September 1. The 30th will be …

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Church Organist/Pianist Needed at St. Paul, Sterling

St. Paul Lutheran Church in Sterling, an established and growing congregation, is looking for an organist/pianist for our 9 a.m. traditional worship service. Schedule includes playing for one or more Sundays per month and (as schedules allow) other liturgical worship services (Ash Wednesday, Good Friday, and other Holy Days); it also may include playing for …

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Sauk Valley UNITE Service Camp

Teens and adult leaders will be painting houses (for those in need) as part of a local mission camp held June 5-8 in Sterling. This project is the combined effort of seven churches in Sterling and Rock Falls: Bethel Reformed, First Christian Church, First Presbyterian, Grace Episcopal, Immanuel Lutheran, St. John’s Lutheran, and St. Paul Lutheran. Each …

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