Northern Illinois Synod, ELCA

Walking Together… loving Christ, loving all, for the sake of the world!

We are the ELCA Lutherans of Northern Illinois. Bishop Jeffrey Clements welcomes you. We hope these pages provide you the information you seek. Thank you for visiting. All are welcome in the congregations of the Northern Illinois Synod.


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Upcoming Synod Events

  • Professional Leaders Conference (PLC) Monday, September 16, 2019
  • Professional Leaders Conference (PLC) Tuesday, September 17, 2019
  • Professional Leaders Conference (PLC) Wednesday, September 18, 2019
  • West Conference meeting Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 9:30 am
  • Conference of Deans meeting Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 10:00 am
  • First Call Theological Education Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 10:00 am
  • All Staff Meeting Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 10:00 am
  • Rockford Fall Gathering Sunday, October 6, 2019 - 2:00 pm
  • Central Conference Meeting Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 9:00 am
  • Northwest Conference Meeting Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 9:30 am

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