News and Resources from the LCMS Northern Illinois District
July 1, 2018
Here's What's Coming Up

Beyond the Wall: AUSP Thomson
“They’re like sponges to the Word of God!” For three years, members of St. Peter’s, Morrison have met twice per week with inmates at AUSP Thomson federal penitentiary. Now, Bible study members are lights of Christ as they serve their fellow inmates. Read the full story at
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Join your neighbors at NeighborFest on Saturday, July 21 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1025 Lake St., Melrose Park for their annual NeighborFest. It promises to be filled with fun for the whole family!
Everything is FREE at NeighborFest, including the food, which will be a little bit of soul food, Hispanic food, and festival snacks like hot dogs, pop corn, snow cones, and cotton candy. Call 708-343-1000 for more information.
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Ironwood Springs Lutherhostel 2018
ALOA, presents its
Ironwood Springs Lutherhostel, September 24-28, at the Miracle Lodge Retreat & Conference Center
Ironwood Springs Christian Ranch, Stewartville, Minnesota. Find out more at or print brochure and registration form
Positions Available
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Worship Arts Assistant
St. Peter Lutheran Church in Schaumburg has an opening for a part-time Worship Arts Assistant. The Worship Arts Assistant will realize the vision of a congregational worship life that is celebrative and imaginative in the way in which it conveys the gospel of Jesus Christ. Print full position description

Office Administrator
St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church in Gilberts (Dundee) is looking for an Office Administrator. Minimum 28-hour weekly work schedule. Microsoft Office, QuickBooks and accounting experience required. Email resume to For additional information, contact Pastor Bruce Milash at 847-428-4054.

Part-time Office
Wunder’s Cemetery at 3963 N. Clark St., Chicago, has an opening for the position of a part-time Office worker starting July 2018. This position requires exceptional organizational ability, supervisory experience and detailed record keeping capability. Please forward inquiries and resume to Wunder’s Board President Daniel Hendricksen at or call 773-844-7361. Print full position description
Church Workers:
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Workers need to do contact updates in two places:
  1. District Office
  2. Rosters and Statistics
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