Category: Bulletin Board – Expired

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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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Church Musician sought

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

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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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Active Threat to a House of Worship Training seminar

We still have some availability for the “Active Threat to a House of Worship” Training seminar on June 7.  For those interested in attending, reservations are required – please send your name, phone number and e-mail address to wendy.pinkowski@advocatehealth.com.  Continental breakfast and sandwiches will be served. Thank you. Wendy Pinkowski Secretary 1, Mission & Spiritual Care, …

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Creation Care – Faith to Action

Come and join us at Lutheran Outdoor Ministries Center for a day of learning practical ways we can all respond to God’s call to care for the earth. Dr. Barbara Rossing – Keynote speaker Pastor Scott Ralston – Master of Ceremonies Pastor Michel Clark – Devotions Leader May 19, 2018 8:00AM-1:00PM Held in the Ragnar Moline Dining Hall Continental breakfast Free-will …

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Close the gap between your sermons and spreadsheets

Let’s be honest: There’s a big difference between theological training and administrative skills. That’s why Luther Seminary and Augsburg University created the Mini-MBA, a weeklong intensive course to equip pastors and church leaders like you to enhance your vocational training with essential skills like: effective communication using marketing and social media leading and developing paid …

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Mediation Skills Training Institute for Church Leaders

What:     Mediation Skills Training Institute for Church Leaders (MSTI) When:    August 6-10, 2018 Where:   St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Glen Ellyn, IL (Chicago suburb) Who:      Clergy and all persons in positions of church leadership who are interested in learning skills that will equip them to deal effectively with interpersonal, congregational, and other forms of church …

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Ali Paris in Concert, May 30 at First, Rockford

WEDNESDAY, MAY 30 at 7:00 PM FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH 225 South Third Street, Rockford, IL SPONSORED BY: Northern Illinois Synod Global Mission Committee First Lutheran Church, Rockford Trinity Lutheran Church, Moline North Conference Ali Paris captivates audiences worldwide with his unique fusion of Middle Eastern and Western music styles highlighted by both technical virtuosity and …

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Stewardship Kaleidoscope

Stewardship Kaleidoscope is an annual conference offering excellent plenary speakers, informative workshop leaders, provocative worship experiences, and incredible networking opportunities for all who are passionate about stewardship and generosity. Drawing leaders from across the Lutheran Church (ELCA) and the Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) and beyond, Stewardship Kaleidoscope is designed to help participants explore stewardship, in its …

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New Campus Minister position open at California Lutheran University

NEW Campus Minister position open at California Lutheran University! Pastor Scott Maxwell-Doherty is still our Campus Pastor. This position is in addition to him. Our campus has recently become a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and we are looking for candidates with a demonstrated commitment to and success working in diverse multi-religious, multi-cultural and multi-racial communities. Cal …

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Fabric scraps for quilting

Bethany, Crystal Lake’s quilters have lots of fabric scraps that are less than 12″ – too small for them to use for the kind of quilts they are making. However, other kinds of quilters can use pieces of all sizes. Bethany has 2-4 boxes of quality cotton pieces. Any congregation that wishes to have theses pieces should …

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Wartburg e-Life Together – March 2018

Wartburg Seminary provides a unique experience that makes it possible for future church leaders to respond to God’s call to serve the church. The strong, financial stability that you have helped us achieve has provided a foundation for significant growth in enrollment.   DO YOU WANT TO CHANGE THE WORLD? Thanks to the support of so many …

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Luther Seminary Spring class offerings

March 9, 2018 Register today. Faith and Ministry in an Age of Anxious Groaning: Clinging to Hope for a Transformed Cosmos with the Apostle Paul April 9-11 Scheduled to occur alongside Luther Seminary’s 2018 Fretheim Lecture in Biblical Theology, this extended KAIROS event will allow participants to take a fresh look at key aspects of Paul’s epistle. …

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Hymnals looking for a new home

First, Geneseo has hymnals they would love to donate to anyone who is interested. 118      LBWs 84        With One Voice 185      Worship and Praise 157      SBH If you are interested, please contact Linda Schmidt at lschmidt@firstgeneseo.org

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Our Savior’s, Rockford announces 2018 Concert Series

April 8 – Jonathan Rundman, singer, vocalist, keyboard player with skills on other instruments as well. Jonathan has Finnish roots where he frequently tours and record. He can always be found leading music at ELCA gatherings, National Youth Gatherings, Association of Lutheran Church Musicians conferences and most anytime a large group of ELCA musicians gather. …

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NE Conference Spring Assembly

The Northeast Conference of the Northern Illinois Synod will hold their annual Spring Assembly on Wednesday, May 30, at Salem Lutheran Church (1145 DeKalb Ave. in Sycamore), from 6-8pm. Salem will generously provide dinner for those who attend. The topic will be “The Congregational Vitality Survey.” The Congregational Vitality Survey helps faith communities focus on mission and …

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Vicar Lenny Duncan brings conversation about race, intersectionality and faith to Luther College

DECORAH, Iowa—During his visit to Luther College March 2-4, Vicar Lenny Duncan will share his story—of being called to ministry after being formerly incarcerated, homeless and unchurched—and raise questions for the community to consider together. “Will we bring good news to oppressed? Feed the grace-famished? Welcome our LGBTQ siblings? Finally offer repentance and reparations to …

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