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

  • Northeast Conference Meeting Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 9:30 am
  • West Conference meeting Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 9:30 am
  • RMCE – Exploring Atonement Theories Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 9:00 am
  • Synod-wide Reformation Worship and Ordination Service Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 4:00 pm
  • First Call Theological Education Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 10:00 am
  • Congregational Treasurers and Bookkeepers Workshop 2019 Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 8:30 am
  • Rock Island Fall Gathering Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 2:00 pm
  • Full-time Staff Meeting Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 10:00 am
  • Central Conference Meeting Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 9:00 am
  • Northwest Conference Meeting Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 9:30 am

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