“We have come to this Assembly to do the hard, hope-filled, and holy work of this synod, for the world is about to turn...”
These words ushered in the 2023 Northern Illinois Synod Assembly, held June 16-17, 2023, at Augustana College in Rock Island. The Assembly's theme, "Be the Body," guided the hard, hope-filled, and holy work of this synod. Read more here.
For resources from the 2023 Synod Assembly please use the link below.
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