Category: Bulletin Board – Expired

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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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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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Missing Banner Stand

Christ, Stockton’s WELCA group is missing a light-colored wooden banner stand. It is heavy and comes apart into two pieces. There was no case for it. It may be marked WELCA NW. If you have seen this banner stand, please contact Nancy Rice at 815-275-0303.

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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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2018 Princeton Forum on Youth Ministry

April 24-27, 2018 The Forum gathers Christian leaders who are passionate about young people and the church. Youth ministers, Christian educators, pastors, ministry innovators, and emerging scholars from the USA and beyond gather annually for this 4-day event on the campus of Princeton Theological Seminary. This year, our theme is IMAGE. We will explore what it …

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Lutheran Outdoor Ministries Center Events

Summer won’t be far behind, so check out the 2018 “This Changes Everything” summer brochure and register today!     Junior High Spring Retreat April 20-22 Who: 6th-9th Graders Cost: $125.00/*person (*For every 10 youth an adult leader is free) Includes: Lodging, 5 meals, 2 snacks, and camp activities Times: Arrive Friday evening at 7:00 pm Depart Sunday afternoon at …

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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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