Mutual Ministry

Rostered and Lay Professional Evaluations

The Northern Illinois Synod provides mutual ministry support for all synod pastors, associates in ministry, and diaconal ministers.

Click on the links below to view the guidelines and worksheets.

Pastor and peopleThe Mutual Ministry Subcommittee of the NIS Ministry Support Committee recommends the book “Pastor And People: Making Mutual Ministry Work” published by Augsburg Fortress as part of the Congregational Leader Series.

Further information about rostered and lay benefits may be obtained through Portico Benefit Services at