Category: NIS News

A Pastoral Letter from Bishop Jeffrey Clements

 August 13, 2019  Dear members of the Northern Illinois Synod:  Grace, mercy, and peace be with you. I began my day in prayer for you, your congregation, this synod, and our Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). We walk together. Every step. Every day. For the sake of the world.  The recent action of our …

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2019 PLC

The annual NIS Professional Leaders Conference will be held September 16-18, 2019 at Sinsinawa Mound Retreat Center in Sinsinawa, WI, under the theme, The Gospel Proclamation, a Ministry of the Whole Congregation. The Gospel Proclamation, a Ministry of the Whole Congregation All Christians are called to proclaim the gospel. Yet, too often there is a …

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diakonia – Come and See!

These informational fairs will provide an in-depth overview of the Northern Illinois Synod diakonia Program–a two-year commitment to learning about your faith, the church, and your gifts to be used in God’s service.  “Come and See” includes the following components: Program overview and orientation A class simulation on a diakonia topic such as the New …

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Mark your calendars for PLC – September 16-18, 2019

The annual NIS Professional Leaders Conference will be held September 16-18 at Sinsinawa Mound Retreat Center in Sinsinawa, WI, under the theme The Gospel Proclamation, a Ministry of the Whole Congregation. Presenters will be the Rev. Dr. Shauna Hannan, Associate Professor of Homiletics at Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary in Berkeley, CA and the Rev. Bryan …

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