Category: NIS News

Senior High Youth Summer Glow with Bishop Clements

Rockford Area Lutheran Ministries (RALM) invites high school youth and youth leaders to Summer Glow with Bishop Clements on Sunday, September 16 at St. Mark Lutheran Church, 675 N Mulford Rd., Rockford. Please extend this invitation to your congregation. All high school youth are encouraged to come, especially those who went on a trip with …

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Register for PLC

Register online today for the 2018 NIS Professional Leaders Conference, September 10-12 at Sinsinawa Mound Retreat Center. Renewing the Wisdom Tradition in a ‘Post-Truth’ Era will be led by Dr. Benjamin M. Stewart, the Gordon A. Braatz Associate Professor of Worship, Director of Advanced Studies at Lutheran School of Theology, Chicago and Richard Bruxvoort-Colligan from Strawberry Point, …

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Discovering Hope; Building Vitality in Your Congregation

The Discovering Hope; Building Vitality in Your Congregation conference is sponsored by the Congregational Vitality Team, ELCA Domestic Mission. The event is being held at St. Mark Lutheran Church, 200 S. Main St., Washington, IL, on Saturday, October 6 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. We gladly invite your congregation to send a team (pastor and …

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Coffee with the Bishop

Mark your calendars and plan to attend a Coffee with the Bishop at one of several locations this fall. Sunday, September 23 – 2:00-3:30 p.m. First, Freeport Saturday, October 20 – 10:00-11:30 a.m. Zion, Belvidere Saturday, October 20 – 2:00-3:30 p.m. Immanuel, Amboy Sunday, November 4 – 2:00-3:30 p.m. First, Galesburg Sunday, November 18 – …

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2018 diakonia Retreat

Saturday, October 20, at Lutheran Outdoor Ministries Center near Oregon, IL. The day begins with registration at 8:30 a.m.  The program begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 2:30 p.m. with worship (we’ll be completely finished by 3 p.m.). Retreat Speaker:  The Rev. Dr. Stephen P. Bouman, Director of Domestic Missions for the ELCA and …

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Continuing Ed Task Force announces upcoming events

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The Rostered Ministers Continuing Education Task Force is proud to offer the following continuing education opportunities for Rostered Ministers!   Download a flyer.   Effective Preaching for Today Speaker: Rev. Dr. Rolf Jacobson (Professor of Old Testament at Luther Seminary) Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Christ Lutheran Church, Belvidere Working Toward Racial Justice Speaker: Judith Roberts (ELCA Program Developer for …

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