Category: NIS News

Memorial Day Work Weekend 2018

Friday, May 25 – Monday, May 28 This weekend is a super-sized service project to get LOMC ready for the summer camp season. Landscaping, construction, clean up, painting, and more! Groups, families, individuals, and churches are all invited to join us for the weekend. Housing and camping available. Meals will be provided. Contact Ken Dilbeck for …

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What is “Gifts for Mission” Generosity Sunday?

Our Northern Illinois Synod is on an exciting journey! The history of our synod has been one of “mission” and the starting of new ministries. We take seriously the Great Commission as our imperative for mission and the proclamation of the gospel. “Gifts for Mission” Generosity Sunday is a synod-wide initiative to replenish our Synod …

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2018 Founders Day Service

The annual Founders Day Service will be held at the Jenny Lind Chapel at 4 pm on Sunday, April 29. The speaker will be Pastor Richard Priggie, Augustana College Chaplain. This service celebrates the 158th anniversary of both the Augustana Lutheran Church in America and Augustana College and Theological Seminary and the 168th anniversary of …

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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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NIS Women of the ELCA Spring Retreat April 28, 2018

Mark your calendars for the Northern Illinois Synod Women of the ELCA Spring 2018 Retreat Saturday, April 28, 2018 at LOMC, 1834 S. IL RT 2, Oregon, IL Registration and Coffee:  8:15 – 9:00 a.m. Program: 9:00-3:00 PM “HERstory—A String of Pearls” Bible Study led by Susan Ekstrand Pastor Diane Dardon will lead the worship Partnership Reports on Rocky Boy …

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