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

  • East Conference Meeting Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 9:00 am
  • Safeguarding God’s Children workshop in Ashton on 2/1/20 Saturday, February 1, 2020 - 9:00 am
  • Professional Women Leaders Retreat Monday, February 3, 2020
  • Synod Council meeting Saturday, February 8, 2020 - 9:00 am
  • Central Conference Meeting Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 9:00 am
  • All Staff Meeting Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 10:00 am
  • Northeast Conference Meeting Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 9:30 am
  • Interim Pastors Meeting Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 12:00 pm
  • RMCE Crucial Conversations with Pr. Edie Lenz and Pr. Scott Stephan Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 9:00 am
  • West Conference meeting Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 9:30 am

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