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Congregational Treasurers and Bookkeepers Workshop 2020

Registration is now open for the 2020 Treasurers and Bookkeepers Workshop, “Best Practices for Treasurers and Bookkeepers,” being held Saturday, October 24 from 8:45 am – noon. The Reverend Gary Erickson, Director for Evangelical Mission and Assistant to Bishop Clements, will host the event on behalf of the Northern Illinois Synod. This workshop will feature …

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Lutheranism and #BlackLivesMatter: Intersecting Faith and Democracy from a Womanist Lens

Theme: “Lutheranism and #BlackLivesMatter: Intersecting Faith and Democracy from a Womanist Lens”  Thursday, October 29, 2020 – 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Presenter: Dr. Linda Thomas is Full Professor of Theology and Anthropology and has taught at LSTC since 2000. She studies, researches, writes, speaks, and teaches about the intersection and mutual influence of theology and culture from a womanist …

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2020 Candidacy Retreat

You are invited to the 2020 Northern Illinois Synod Candidacy Retreat led by the NIS Candidacy Sub-Committee and Bishop Jeffrey Clements via Zoom on Saturday, November 7 from 9 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.  The Annual Northern Illinois Synod Candidacy Retreat is open to anyone who is discerning a call to rostered ministry as well as to those who have been Entranced into Candidacy.  Those who have completed the process or who …

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Youth Leaders Sought for Light

The Synod Youth Subcommittee is searching for youth who are leaders in their congregations and their communities to be a part of the Synod’s LIGHT team. The LIGHT team was formed in an initiative to cooperatively plan, at the synod level, ministry for youth and young adults. These youth leaders work together to generate ideas, …

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