Category: Bulletin Board – Expired

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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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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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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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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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Update from Jerusalem

Read an update from Rev. Carrie Ballenger Smith, NIS missionary to Jerusalem. Download the letter. [pdf-embedder url=”http://nisynod.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/September-Newsletter-2017.pdf” title=”September Newsletter 2017″]

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Mackin-Mailander Lecture featuring Nadia Bolz-Weber

Thursday, November 9 Nadia Bolz-Weber: The Risks and Rewards of Being Honest About Ourselves 7pm, doors open at 6:30pm Clarke University Kehl Center – 1550 Clarke Drive, Dubuque, Iowa $10/general admission Tickets available at www.clarke.edu/nadia or by phone at 563-588-6377 Nadia Bolz-Weber: The Risks and Rewards of Being Honest About Ourselves. Nadia Bolz-Weber is an ordained Lutheran …

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Scam Alert

There are scammers who are finding names of congregational treasurers on congregation’s websites, discovering their emails, and emailing them a message from the “pastor” requesting a wire transfer of funds to an independent account – ie: a Wells Fargo account. They initiate contact with the treasurer, pretending to be the pastor. If the treasurer engages, …

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Job Openings for LSSI

Do you have a heart for bringing healing, justice, and wholeness to people and communities. Serving Illinois since 1867, Lutheran Social Services of Illinois (LSSI) is a nonprofit social service organization of the three Illinois synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). LSSI is the largest statewide social service provider, serving over 65,000 …

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LOMC’s first TentsGiving

August 6-12 LOMC is holding our first ever Tents Giving! With the amount of rain and storms we have had in the past couple weeks, many of our tents are damaged. We are accepting donations to purchase new, durable, and camp-proof tents. Each tent costs between $150-$200 because we are hoping to purchase high quality …

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Paraments and more looking for new homes

St. Paul Lutheran Church, Villa Park, is seeking a new home for three liturgical sets of paraments, a number of banners, mostly Christmas and Easter, but a large variety of others, and green hymnals if anyone would want them.  There is also a wedding candleholder, a cross for holding potted plants, and maybe more. This …

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Pews needed

Pastor Suzanne Anderson-Hurdle is currently the “prop mom” for her son’s high school spring musical. They’re doing Footloose and the director is looking for pews for the church scenes. She can arrange pick-up of the pews. She’s not sure exactly how many they’d like right now but guesses 4-6. If you can help them out, please contact Pr. …

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ELCA Good Gifts

When you give in honor of a friend or loved one, it’s easy to let them know. For a limited time, we’ll send you free cards to help announce each of your gifts. Give by midnight tonight, Dec. 14, to guarantee cards to arrive at your home in time for Christmas. Or download and print cards anytime.   …

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Trinity, Galesburg seeks Music Director

Trinity Lutheran Church, an Evangelical Lutheran Church in America congregation in Galesburg, Illinois, is seeking candidates for a full time position as Music Director. We have a strong musical tradition in our congregation which we wish to continue. At this time we have three vocal choirs – preschool/early elementary, elementary/middle school, and high school/adult. We …

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Clergy Shirt Tabs for Tanzania

Calling all clergy…Pastor Tammy Anderson is collecting the white plastic tabs for clergy shirts, to send to the North Central Diocese of Tanzania. These simple plastic tabs are difficult to find in Tanzania. However, most of our clergy are blessed with more than we ever need. Donate your extra tabs for our colleagues in Tanzania.You …

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Portico Upcoming Webinars and Seminars

Pre-Retirement (for anyone 50 and over) 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 …

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Leader of Discipleship Growth

Resurrection Lutheran Church, Channahon, IL is seeking to hire a part-time person (15 hours/week) who will help people deepen their faith lives and will encourage people in their walk with Christ.  The position includes equipping leaders, creating programs, working with all ages, and being on staff of a growing congregation. If interested, please contact Pastor …

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Churchwide Job Opening – Director, Employee Engagement and Development, Human Resources

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Churchwide Office, Chicago, IL Director, Employee Engagement and Development, Human Resources This position is responsible for the administration of employee development and learning opportunities that align with goals and objectives of the churchwide organization, including new employee orientation, training, and succession planning. This position also plays a key role in …

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Full-Time Music and Worship Director

Full-Time Music and Worship Director wanted for Zion Lutheran Church (ELCA) of Grand Rapids in Minnesota’s northern forest. Searching for candidates with music degree and training/experience in pipe organ, piano, conducting and music writing software programs. Can you ‘play well with others,’ and enhance our faith journeys through exceptional music and worship experiences? Zion offers …

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Pews Need a New Home

Immanuel Lutheran Church/Rock Falls has 14 pews to give away to a good home! 8 –  12.6′ pews – not padded 10  – 12.6′ pews padded 5 –  10′ pews padded Contact Reverend Vicki Sauter vlsauter151@gmail.com or 815-973-2819

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