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LCMS Northern Illinois District Email Newsletter: May 15, 2024

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Call Days 2024

We give thanks for all the candidates and students in their new calls and these assignments to the LCMS Northern Illinois District!

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Spanish Language Workshop for Congregation and School Staffs:

Join us for an 8-week online Spanish workshop series, Tuesdays, June 4 - July 23, 2024, for NID and CUC staff and faculty. Facilitated by a local Spanish teacher, this series gives you the opportunity to practice common words and phrases so you can feel comfortable in casual conversations. Class size is limited so register now.

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Illinois State Lutheran Administrator Conference

All Illinois LCMS School Administrators are invited to attend the 2024 Illinois State Lutheran Administrator Conference to be held June 11-12, 2024 at Trinity Lutheran School, 1102 W. Hamilton Rd., Bloomington, IL 61704.

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Save the date: Parish Administrators Meeting

The next in-person meeting of the Parish Administrators is scheduled for Monday, July 22, 2024 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 195 Nesler Rd, Elgin, IL 60124. We will begin at noon with a light lunch. Watch for more information.

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Save the date: Lay Leadership Summit

From rural to urban ministries, small to large congregations, and whether you are new to church leadership or a seasoned veteran, we are grateful for each of our lay leaders.

We know you need support and encouragement as you serve where the Lord has placed you. This is why the LCMS Northern Illinois District is hosting an inaugural Lay Leadership Summit on August 24, 2024, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Walther Christian Academy, 900 Chicago Ave., Melrose Park, IL 60160.

Save the date - Parish Professionals

All Parish Professionals are encouraged to put September 26-28, 2024 on their calendars for the Illinois Parish Professional Retreat at Camp CILCA in the Central Illinois District.

This retreat would be great for pastors, DCEs, deaconesses, lay youth leaders, or anyone serving their congregation in the area of youth ministry. Look for more details in the email that came out recently!


Secretary/School Administrator: Zion Lutheran Church, 865 S. Church Rd., Bensenville, IL 62904 is seeking a school administrator. The school administrator is accountable to the principal and pastor. Download full position description.

Summer Program Assistant Part-Time: Zion Lutheran Church, 4206 W Elm St, McHenry, IL 60050, is seeking an assistant for their Summer Enrichment Program. Typical hours would be Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to noon or sometimes later. The assistant will help the lead teacher plan and run each week with themes, enrichment activities, and fun activities for students ages 4 through 3rd Grade. The position will run from June 3, 2024 through July 26, 2024 (off July 4 and 5). Pay is $15/hour or more, depending on experience. Email for more information.

Custodian: St. Matthew Lutheran Church and Early Childhood Center, 24500 North Old McHenry Road, Hawthorn Woods, Illinois 60047 is seeking a full-time custodian to manage the church, school, and outdoor campus of St. Matthew Lutheran Church. Full benefits available to the candidate through Concordia Plan Services. The position will begin on July 1, 2024. Eight (8) hours per day/5 days per week. Knowledge of cleaning, electrical components, plumbing skills, general handyman skills, and boilers are essential.  For further information, please contact Douglas Duval, Administrator, 847-707-1676 or electronic communication at

Male Camp Counselors: Walcamp's summer staff is how Walcamp gets to tell kids about God's love for them. They urgently need 3 male counselors in the next few days, or will need to lower the capacity of their programs - which they do NOT want to do. Help them out through sharing this post, telling college-aged guys you know about this opportunity, and lifting this situations up in your prayers. Click here for application.


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About the Northern Illinois District of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod

The LCMS Northern Illinois District is congregations, schools, and ministries of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, spanning the northern 24 counties in Illinois. Filled with living hope in Christ, Confessing, Praising, and Advancing His Kingdom through Word, Wellness, and Witness. Our website can be found at



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