Category: NIS News

2019 Fall Gatherings

At the 2019 Synod Assembly, Bishop Jeffrey Clements introduced the synod’s new mission statement, vision statement, and core values. Now Bishop Clements invites you to one of three gatherings around the synod this fall to join in a continuing conversation together about these important values. Your input is vital as we discern how we will …

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Ignite 2020

Mark your calendars now and plan to spark a fire in the hearts of your High School youth with Ignite – June 12-14 at LOMC! The NIS Light high school youth leadership team is excited to invite your high school youth groups to its first Ignite Synod Youth Event on June 12-14, 2020, at Lutheran …

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Grace Place at NIU to install new pastor

Your prayers and presence are requested on October 22, 2019, at 7pm for a Service of Holy Communion and Rite of Installation for the Rev. Mack Patrick as Campus Pastor at Grace Place Campus Ministry at First Lutheran Church 324 N 3rd St DeKalb, IL. All are welcome to attend and to celebrate with Grace …

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Congregational Treasurers and Bookkeepers Workshop 2019

November 2, 2019 from 8:30 am – 2:00 pm Faith Lutheran Church 14206 Flagg Road Rochelle, IL  61068  Guest Speakers: Thomas Hammar, CPA Molly Hammar-Shattuck, Staff Accountant and by webcam, Richard Hammar, Attorney, CPA, & Author  Topics will include: Taxes What’s New for 2019 and 2020 Tax Forms – Employee & Employer Pastor Compensation (including …

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2020 Women Leaders Retreat

February 3-4, 2020 Bishop Lane Retreat Center 7708 East McGregor Road, Rockford, IL 61102 Contact Deacon Cheryl Erdmann with questions. Bearers of the Light – In our time together, we will use Scripture and song to ponder the depth of bearing the Light in our personal life and professional ministry in our turbulent, tumultuous time. In Scripture we will …

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Candidacy Retreat

You are invited to the 2019 Northern Illinois Synod Candidacy Retreat led by the NIS Candidacy Sub-Committee and Bishop Jeffrey Clements at the Synod office, 103 W. State Street, Rockford, IL 61101 on Saturday, November 2 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. All those who have been Entranced into Candidacy and who are discerning their …

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