October 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, October 18, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 310 East Main Street (IL Route 72), East Dundee, at 10 a.m. until noon and then lunch if you are able. Bring $5 to for lunch.

Host: David Meier

Email RSVP to dmeier@immanuel-ed.org or call 847-428-4477 X 251.

Topic: Best Practices in Ministry Intergenerational integration for worship, Bible study, events, milestones, etc. What questions or best practices do you have when incorporating intentional intergenerational components in ministry.

2019 National Youth Gathering
Josh Wold, Immanuel, Belvidere, and Dave Meier, Immanuel, East Dundee are the LCMS Northern Illinois District's 2019 National Youth Gathering District Coordinators. They will be working with youth leaders in the NID who will be attending the Gathering.
Please watch for communications from Josh and Dave related to the NID events at the Gathering coming soon. In the meantime, if you have any questions you may email Josh or Dave or visit our website at nidlcms.org/youth-ministry.

The next Gathering will be held on July 11-15, 2019 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. For registration and additional information, visit www.lcmsgathering.com.
Mission Experience
All LCMS Northern Illinois District congregations and their members are invited to attend Mission Experience.

  • Fellowship with different congregation members
  • Meet congregation members who are building community relationships
  • Learn how you can serve and love others in a new context
  • Hear how the Holy Spirit has changed lives
  • Impact the way your congregation lives your missions
  • Make a difference with your support
Retreat in a Box
Let Walcamp lead your next Youth Group Retreat! Our Retreat in a Box is ideal for a weekend Youth Event. For more information and a sample schedule, visit walcamp.org/retreat_in_a_box
From the District Office
Devotions and Prayers
Church Workers: Update your contact Information online. All rostered and non-rostered church workers are asked to please update their NID contact information on line when there is a change of email, address, phone, etc., or if new in the district.
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 LCMS Northern Illinois District
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