Category: NIS News

Save the Paper at Assembly!

The 2019 Northern Illinois Synod Assembly will use a mobile guide through the ELCA Organizations and Events App. The app is available as a free download through the Google Play Store or Apple App Store. Search for “2019 Northern Illinois Synod Assembly” and our guide will appear. No passphrase is needed. Download the guide to …

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Assembly Bulletin of Reports Available

The Bulletin of Reports for the 2019 Northern Illinois Synod Assembly is now available for download on the assembly website at http://assembly.nisynod.org/bor. You can download the entire Bulletin of Reports as one large PDF or you can download individual sections. The BOR will also be accessible on the mobile guide which will be available soon. …

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2019 Assembly In-Kind Offering

Each year every congregation in the Northern Illinois Synod is invited to bring a designated ‘In Kind Offering’ to the Synod Assembly. In the past, it has been very tangible items – like non-perishable groceries for food pantries, or laundry soap, or other items for distribution. This year the In-Kind Offering is an Offering of …

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#CycleToSynod 2019

“I am a part of Cycle to Synod because ELCA Word Hunger ministries is important to me.  I believe we can work toward ending world hunger.  And this is an exciting way to get my whole family involved in raising awareness and funds for ELCA World Hunger.”  — Pastor Jamie Gallagher of First Lutheran Church, Monmouth on why …

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LOMC Welcomes New Executive Director Rob Gieraltowski

Oregon, IL, April 11, 2019 – Lutheran Outdoor Ministries Center (LOMC) welcomes new Executive Director Rob Gieraltowski effective Wednesday, May 15, 2019. Rob’s relationship with LOMC extends back to the summer of 1985 when he attended Spelunking Camp and eventually became a summer camp counselor in the early 1990s. He has served on the LOMC …

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Register Now for Synod Assembly

The 32nd annual Northern Illinois Synod Assembly will be held at Augustana College, Rock Island on Friday June 14 and Saturday, June 15, 2019. Registration packets have been mailed to congregations and rostered ministers have received their registration packets via email. Visit the assembly website to register and find out more. More information will be …

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