April 2018
Events and information for Northern Illinois District Parish Professionals, a group of church workers (rostered and non-rostered) who desire to encourage one another as we journey through this path of ministry together.
Here are the latest opportunities to strengthen
your faith and connect with the community.
The next meeting of the Parish Professionals will be held Thursday, April 19, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1850 Chestnut Avenue, Glenview, at 10 a.m. until noon and then lunch if you are able. Bring $5 to for lunch.

Host: Ann Barber
Email RSVP to her at abarber@immanuelglenview.org

Devotion leader: Alexi Lundquist

TOPIC: Confirmation Best Practices
Bring resources samples of what you are doing for students and adults.
Heartland DCE Conference
The 2018 Heartland DCE Conference, hosted by The Institute for Religious Education at Concordia University, Nebraska is designed for individuals working in parish education in the church.
The purpose of the conference is to help participants gain a better understanding, passion and ability to develop a ministry that equips believers for “works of service so that the body of Christ may be built up.” (Ephesians 4:12). Make plans now to join us May 17-19, 2018, in Seward, Nebraska. Registration opens online Jan. 1, 2018, and closes on May 1, 2018, with a cost of $100. For more information and to register for this event www.cun.edu/events/general/heartland-dce-conference-2018.
NADCE Conference
National Association of Directors of Christian Education (NADCE)
Conference 2019
January 2-4, 2019
San Diego, CA
From the District Office
Prayer Guide
Church Workers: Update your contact Information online. All rostered and non-rostered church workers are asked to please update their NID contact information when there is a change of email, address, phone, etc., or if new in the district.
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