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

  • Central Conference Meeting Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 9:00 am
  • First Call Theological Education Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 10:00 am
  • All Staff Meeting Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 10:00 am
  • Northeast Conference Meeting Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 9:30 am
  • West Conference meeting Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 9:30 am
  • Synod Offices Closed Tuesday, December 24, 2019
  • Synod Offices Closed Wednesday, December 25, 2019
  • Synod Offices Closed Tuesday, December 31, 2019
  • Synod Offices Closed Wednesday, January 1, 2020
  • Central Conference Meeting Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 9:00 am
  • Northwest Conference Meeting Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 9:30 am
  • All Staff Meeting Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 10:00 am
  • Finance Committee Friday, January 10, 2020 - 3:30 pm
  • Executive Committee Friday, January 10, 2020 - 4:30 pm

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