Category: Bulletin Board – Expired

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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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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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Are you 50+? Retirement questions? Portico can help!

Retirement planning can seem daunting without someone to walk you through it. Portico’s day-long pre-retirement seminar for plan members age 50+ does just that. And it’s coming to your area soon! The seminar covers many facets of retirement planning in understandable terms — from establishing a retirement budget to reviewing health care options. You’ll breathe …

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LSTC Seeks VP for Administration

Vice President for Administration Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago The Vice President for Administration is primarily responsible for stewarding the efficient and effective operation of this institution’s financial and physical resources, including those persons employed to serve and support all aspects of its mission. The Vice President attends to this with a significant focus …

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Wartburg Theological Seminary New Website

New Look. Same Mission. Our brand new website has officially launched and we are so excited to share a few fun new features with you! While things look a little different around here we promise we are still living the same mission. Wartburg Seminary embodies God’s mission by stewarding resources for engaging, equipping, and sending …

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Our Savior’s, Rockford WELCA Lenten Brunch

Our Savior’s, Rockford, Women of the ELCA invite you to “Travel to the Arctic” a Saturday Lenten Brunch on February 24, 2018 Ron Burmeister presents “Travel to the Arctic” with photos by David Olson at 9:30 AM in the Bridge. Free will offerings will be greatly appreciated. Brunch catered by “Gatherings By Sue” at 11:00 AM in Social Hall. Adults …

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Wartburg Seminary Considering Your Call Weekend

Considering Your Call Weekend March 9 – March 11 Offers You The Opportunity To: Explore vocation and discernment Learn about degree programs and the various models to earn your degree Attend Classes Worship with the Wartburg Seminary Community Meet Faculty, Staff, and Students Share in meals and fellowship You Are Our Guest: Wartburg Seminary will provide housing …

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37th Annual Rural Ministry Conference

Wartburg Seminary Center for Theology & Land’s 37th annual Rural Ministry Conference, Congregations Cooperating in Mission, will be March 4-6 at the Best Western Plus Hotel in Dubuque. This ecumenical conference is designed for pastors and lay leaders in rural and small town congregations. The topic for this year is Cooperating Congregations in Mission. We …

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Music that Makes Community Event

Do you enjoy singing? Would you like to help your people connect and grow in faith through singing? Check out Music that Makes Community’s Chicago Area Practice Group on Thursday, February 1 from 2-4pm at First Congregational Church of Glen Ellyn, 535 Forest Avenue in Glen Ellyn. Questions? Contact Charles Plummer at 630-469-5552 or charlesbradfordplummer@yahoo.com. …

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A Romp Through Genesis: Preaching and Teaching From Faith’s Bedrock

Pastors, education leaders, worship leaders, and other church professionals are invited to A Romp Through Genesis: Preaching and Teaching From Faith’s Bedrock featuring Catherine Malotky, author of the Genesis study in Augsburg-Fortress’ BOOKS of FAITH SERIES Monday, February 12, 2018 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. registration and goodies begin at 9:00 a.m. Immanuel Lutheran Church 398 Church Rd . Compton, IL …

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Hector Olivera in Concert at Our Savior’s, Rockford

Sunday, January 14 at 7:00 pm “An event, a happening, a joyful celebration of the sheer power and pressure that a true virtuoso like Hector Olivera can unleash in a concert hall.” Hector Olivera in concert at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 3300 Rural Street, Rockford. January is the month we welcome Hector Olivera, organist extraordinaire.  Born …

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26th Annual Festival of Homiletics Preaching and Politics

26th Annual Festival of Homiletics Preaching and Politics May 21-25 Washington, D.C. Registration for the 2018 Festival of Homiletics is now open! This year’s theme is Preaching and Politics. It promises to be a nurturing, prophetic and renewing experience. The Festival of Homiletics is a weeklong conference that brings together a wide variety of outstanding preachers …

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Lutheran Outdoor Ministries Center Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement 

Oregon, IL, November 16, 2017 – Lutheran Outdoor Ministries Center (LOMC) has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this year on November 28, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in the US) and …

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Music Minister needed for Southwest Suburban Church

Lutheran Church of the Resurrection (LCR) in Oak Forest, IL is accepting resumes for the part-time position of Music Minister. This position leads both bell and vocal choirs, chooses music for traditional and praise services, works with staff and worship committee to develop/design special services, and encourages ensemble work within the congregation. We worship in …

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Church Treasurer and Bookkeeper Workshop

In case you missed the NIS Church Treasurer and Bookkeeper Workshop on Saturday, October 21, HammarCPA is offering a similar workshop in Rock Island on Saturday, December 2. Find out more below: You are invited to a Church Treasurer and Bookkeeper Workshop that we will be hosting on Saturday December 2nd 2017. Below I have included …

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Lucia Celebration at First, Rockford

First Lutheran Church announces its 59th Annual Lucia Celebration Saturday, December 9 9 am – noon Traditional Kaffe Kalas with Santa Lucia Candy Boy & Girl Crafts, “treasures,” & homemade bakery plus Tabor Lutheran’s Swedish Korv! Holiday Concert at 10 am in the sanctuary Music Academy of Rockford students 225 S. Third Street, corner of …

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Family Musical Advent Celebration

Presented by Our Savior’s WELCA Thursday, December 14 at 6:30 PM Our Savior’s Lutheran Church 3300 Rural Street, Rockford, IL Come hear the sounds of the season! Music performed by talented OSLC families, with dessert following in the Social Hall. All are invited to this inspiring musical celebration anticipating the birth of Christ. Free-will offering …

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LSTC Seminary Sampler 2017

Come to Seminary Sampler, meet current students and faculty, sit in on classes, and join the conversation about how God is calling you into the world. Housing and meals during the event are provided. Travel stipends are available. Spouses, partners, and parents are invited to attend. Childcare is available during Seminary Sampler Night. For more …

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Joy of Christmas Past & Present

Augustana Lutheran Church and the Jenny Lind Chapel (JLC) in Andover will host the 47th annual Joy of Christmas Past & Present on Wednesday, December 6, 7:30 PM.  Students and faculty from Augustana College join the community for this beautiful service of worship and music that starts at Augustana Church.  The Christmas story will be read in several different …

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Music Director Sought

Zion Lutheran Church 16100 69th Avenue Tinley Park, IL 60477 Position: Music Director- (part-time/full-time) Zion Lutheran Church (ELCA) is an active and energetic congregation located in Tinley Park, IL. Our congregation has a fruitful history of excellence in music for worship and now seeks a musician(s) who is able to enhance the worship life of the congregation through …

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Musician Needed

HELP WANTED First Lutheran Church 19 W. Third St., Chadwick, IL is looking for an organist/Clavinova player on a full time/part time basis beginning Jan. 1. This is a paid position with one-way mileage.  Apply in person or call 815-684-5110 for an application.

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Fair Trade Fair

November 9-12, FAIR TRADE FAIR Prince of Peace Lutheran Church ELCA 2700 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport. Thursday, Friday: 9 am to 6 pm; Saturday: 9 am to 2 pm; Sunday: 9 am to Noon. A Fair Trade Fair featuring a wide variety of handcraft goods from baskets and jewelry to ornaments and nativities. Fairly traded …

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Affordable Care Act Enrollment Information

Since government funds for publicity and outreach to help people get health insurance under the Affordable Care Act have been cut severely this year, we are urging churches, service organizations and individuals to help reach out to people who may be uninsured and who may benefit from the subsidies for lower income families through the …

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Full-time Youth Director Needed

Zion Lutheran Church (ELCA) of Grand Rapids, MN is searching for a full-time Youth and Family Ministry Director. Located among the beautiful and serene lakes and woods of northern Minnesota, Grand Rapids is a vibrant, growing community with big city amenities and cultural opportunities. Our growing congregation is searching for candidates with training and experience …

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Freon Available

Emmanuel Rockford has 60 lbs of recovered R22 Freon available to be given to a church that may need to recharge a leaking air conditioning system. The value of the Freon is roughly $6000 ($100/lb) Any church interested can leave a message at Emmanuel for Dan Kelly at 815-963-4815 or call Pastor TroyAnn on her …

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The Rockford Symphony Orchestra and the Mendelssohn Chorale to perform Mendelssohn Symphony No.5 (Reformation) and Brahms A German Requiem

Mendelssohn and Brahms Symphony No.5 (Reformation) A German Requiem, performed by The Mendelssohn Chorale The Rockford Symphony Orchestra and the Mendelssohn Chorale are performing Mendelssohn’s beautiful Symphony No. 5 (Reformation) which features its recognizable melody, based on Martin Luther’s chorale Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott (A Mighty Fortress Is Our God) in the final movement.  The performance is …

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IGNITE Your Mission and Career

ALDE IGNITE: Minneapolis 2018 Learn how to take your mission to the next level at IGNITE: Minneapolis 2018, February 28-March 3. This conference will include top-notch keynote speakers as well as rich curriculum sessions and network building opportunities for those with congregational leadership, fundraising, communications, or marketing roles. If you are looking to grow an …

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St. John’s Bible Presentation

As part of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation, Christ The Lord Lutheran in Elgin on Sunday,  November 19 at 2:00, invites Northern Illinois Synod congregations and the public, to a program on the St. John’s Bible. It took eleven years to illustrate and hand write in calligraphic script this Bible. It is in seven …

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Portico Webinars

If you’re over age 50 and within 15 years of retirement, our pre-retirement seminars and webinars are a great way to get planning off to a strong start or keep the momentum going. Hosted by Portico and a certified Ernst & Young financial planner, the seminars and webinars answer the important questions you may have …

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Music that Makes Community

Do you enjoy singing? Would you like to help your people connect and grow in faith through singing? Check out Music that Makes Community’s Chicago Area Practice Group on Thursday, November 2 from 2-4pm at Grace Lutheran Church, 493 Forest Avenue in Glen Ellyn. Questions? Contact Charles Plummer at 630-469-5552 or charlesbradfordplummer@yahoo.com. You can also …

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Taizé Worship

Weary? Come for renewal. Grieving? Come for consolation. Joyous? Come to give thanks. Restless? Come for peace. Gather in candlelight for song & prayer. Taizé Worship Thursday, October 19, 6:30 pm United Lutheran Church 3630 N. Rockton Ave Rockford 815.654-3880

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Benefit Concert by John Linker

Princeton, IL: A benefit performance by John Linker will take place at St. John Lutheran Church, rural Princeton on October 8, 2017, 7:00 p.m. There is no admission charge but donations at the door will go to Lutheran Disaster Response to help victims of Hurricane Harvey, and to send St. John youth to the 2018 …

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