The Rev. Stacie Fidlar

The Rev. Stacie Fidlar was elected on June 18, 2022, to serve a six-year term as the fourth bishop of the Northern Illinois Synod. Her term of service as Bishop of the Synod began on September 1, 2022, and she will be installed by the presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, The Reverend Elizabeth Eaton on October 8, 2022 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Rockford. 


Bishop Stacie Fidlar
  • Bishop

Your Synod Staff

The Rev. Jennifer Beamsley
  • Assistant to the Bishop
Laura Bergren
  • Executive Administrator to the Bishop
The Rev. Josh Ebener
  • Director of Evangelical Mission
Lori Whalen
  • Assistant to the Bishop