Category: Bulletin Board

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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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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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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Ignite the Church Conference, February 5-7, 2018 in Orlando

The 2nd Annual Ignite the Church Conference will be held February 5-7, 2018 at Spirit of Joy Lutheran Church in Orlando. The conference seeks to build upon the momentum created by the 500th anniversary celebration of the Reformation by focusing on the ongoing need to re-form the church for the sake of mission in today’s world. Beth Lewis, CEO of 1517 Media, will share a keynote address focusing on institutional change to …

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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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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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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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Continuing Education Opportunity for Pastors and Professional Leaders

Continuing Education Opportunity for Pastors and Professional Leaders Let’s Talk About Sex and the Church What People Are Saying… Thursday, November 30, 2017 Salem Lutheran Church 1700 W. War Memorial Drive Peoria, IL 61614 Cost: $25 (includes lunch) 9am – 3pm: Presentation Preparing to talk about sex: forming judgments, recognizing culture around us, spirituality/sexuality, going …

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