Category: NIS News

Retired Rostered Minister Luncheons

St. Paul writes, “I thank my God every time I remember you, constantly praying with joy in every one of my prayers for all of you, because of your sharing in the gospel from the first day until now. I am confident of this, that the one who began a good work among you will …

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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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Learning, thinking and living into a deeper and more vibrant faith – Vitality Workshop

A congregational vitality initiative in the Northern Illinois Synod Please pray and consider joining us for the congregational vitality initiative. This multi-session congregational coaching process helps congregations develop tools for mission and ministry. Bring a congregation vitality team of 4 (or more!). The process begins with faith that God has already given us all we …

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Make Housing Arrangements for Assembly Soon

It has come to our attention that some people have had difficulty booking a hotel room in Rock Island near to Augustana College Campus on June 14 & 15, 2019 during the Northern Illinois Synod Assembly.  There are several events going on at the same time as our assembly including a postal convention, and many …

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Synod Assembly Registration Is Now Open

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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Safeguarding God’s Children in Rockford 5/11/19

Training for all who work with children in the congregation and community offered free of charge through the Northern Illinois Synod, ELCA. *NOTE NEW DATE* Saturday, May 11, 2019 9 am – noon Gloria Dei Lutheran Church 4700 Augustana Dr, Rockford Online registration at nisynod.org/safeguarding-gods-children Questions, please contact Deaconess Cheryl Erdmann, Northern Illinois Synod, ELCA …

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NIS Women of the ELCA 2019 Spring Retreat

God for all Seasons of Life is the theme of the 2019 Northern Illinois Synod Women of the ELCA 2019 Spring Retreat. "Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever." Hebrews 13: 8 Saturday, April 27, 9am - 3pm at LOMC Bible Study Leader Esther Prabhakar Special Music Peg Lehman Worship leadership Pastor Jessica …

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