Filled with living hope in Christ,
Confessing, Praising, and
Advancing His Kingdom.

LCMS Northern Illinois District Email Newsletter: September 15, 2022

Newly Chartered Crosspoint Church Helps People Connect with God

With celebration and thankfulness to God, Crosspoint Lutheran Church in the Village of Lakewood, Illinois, was welcomed as an official and independent congregation of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.

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Remembrance Service

St. Paul Lutheran Church will host a Service of Remembrance, Monday, September 19, 2022 from 5:30 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on the church property, 1407 W. Church Rd., Beecher, IL 60401.

Everyone is invited to join us to show their support for the congregation and offer God praise for His steadfast love. Please bring lawn chairs.

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Common Ground Pumpkin Fest

St. Andrew's Lutheran Church, 511 W. Rockton Rd., Rockton, IL 61072 is hosting their Common Ground Pumpkin Fest, Saturday, September 24, 2022, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This is a family-friendly event. Pick your free pumpkin!

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Webinar: Colossians Bible Study

Dr. Andrew Das will present a reconstruction of the situation that was facing the Church at Colossae which was the cause for Paul writing his letter. The webinar will be held on Monday, October 10, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. Registration is required.

Letter from President Harrison

October is Church Worker Appreciation Month

In His great love and mercy, God cares for His people through the men and women serving in church work vocations.

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod thanks God for the 14,647 faithful church workers who serve in congregations and schools across our Synod and have provided some suggestions for ways to show your gratitude and support for your pastors, teachers, church musicians, deaconesses, and other church workers.

Resources for Church Worker Appreciation Month
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Liturgical Choir Reference Library

The Center for Church Music in the CUC Klinck Library has just opened up a large worship planning area for Lutheran church musicians. The Center for Church Music is located at Concordia University Chicago, 7400 Augusta Street, River Forest, IL. This is a free community resource.


Please share with your church and/or school families:

Church Ministry Opportunity, Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church, Loudon, TN Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church, Loudon, TN is looking for individuals with music experience who are interested in part time/seasonal work. Visit their website at Download position description

Business Office Associate, LCMS Northern Illinois District, River Forest The LCMS Northern Illinois District office is seeking an individual for clerical, data entry, and support functions, part time 20-25 hours a week. Email resume to Download position description


About The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod Northern Illinois District

The LCMS Northern Illinois District is 200-plus congregations of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, spanning the 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



Ann Ciaccio

Director of Communications


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