Category: NIS News

Growing as Disciples and Stewards Launched at Synod Assembly

Is your congregation looking for a stewardship response program for this fall? If you are, Pastor Kurt Nordby has written a new stewardship resource titled, “Growing as Disciples and Stewards.” Program information is being handed out to voting members at the annual Synod Assembly in Rock Island. “Growing as Disciples and Stewards” is being made …

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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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LOMC Swing Choir Concerts

Come to a free LOMC Swing Choir concert! The LOMC Swing Choir is made up of young people in grades 9-12 from Illinois and Wisconsin. They are under the direction of Chris Parkinson from Freeport, IL. The choreographer is Catherine Nelson from Geneseo, IL. Northern Illinois Synod Concerts: Dixon – Friday, July 13 at 7:00 …

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Synod Global Mission News – June 2018

NIS Companion Synod Visit and Celebration Our Northern Illinois Synod is in a Companion relationship with the North Central Diocese of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Tanzania. Our project together involves building a new nursing school in conjunction with the ELCA Missionary Dr Mark Jacobsen at the Arusha Lutheran Medical Center in Arusha, the capital …

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