News and Resources from the LCMS Northern Illinois District
June 1, 2019
Walking in Nya’s Shoes

When a sixth grade class read the book “A Long Walk to Water”, they asked if there wasn’t something they could do to help children like Nya, an eleven year old featured in the book.
Read how they met that challange at

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This is Our Northern Illinois District!
Here are the latest opportunities to strengthen your faith, connect
with the community, and flourish in our life together.
Teen Leaders-Leaders in Training
Teen Leaders is designed for high school-age campers (ages 14-17) seeking to make the transition from child to adult in their communities. Participants enjoy a week of spiritual and leadership development similar to the training provided to our summer staff, along with tips for working with groups of youth, peers and other team members. This is a special opportunity - only $120, week of July 7-12, 2019. For more information, visit
2019 Lutheran Singles Association Tour
Lutheran Single Adults from around the country will gather for a weekend of fellowship and learning, September 20 - 22, 2019, on this tour which includes a trip to Mt. Rushmore. Contact for more information. Print flyer
Save the Date - Pastors' Wives Gathering
All LCMS Northern Illinois District pastors' wives are invited to attend a gathering Saturday, October 5, 2019 at St. John Lutheran Church, 410 N. Cross Street, Wheaton. The theme is Fill My Cup and based on Ephesians 3:19b. Watch for your invitation coming soon. Questions? email
Position Available
Financial Controller - Palatine
(part-time 20-25 hours/week)
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 1190 N. Hicks Road, Palatine, is seeking a part-time accountant or experienced bookkeeper with 3-5 years bookkeeping experience, preferably in the non-profit sector. Responsibilities include: managing general accounting activities and processes, implementing and maintaining accounting systems/procedures/policies, and accurately compiling, analyzing and reporting financial data. Strong QuickBooks and Excel skills required. Limited benefits package and paid vacation offered. Contact Julie Wettermann, Parish Administrator, email or phone 847-359-3451.
Nurse(s) of the Week for Summer Camp
Walcamp is looking for Nurse(s) of the Week for Summer Camp. Please consider serving Walcamp's Summer Camp Ministry. As a bonus, up to 2 children or grandchildren can attend camp at no charge. Job Duties are monitoring overall health of campers, distributing medicine, basic first aid and often helping homesick campers. Please contact for more information.
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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LCMS Northern Illinois District, 2301 S. Wolf Road, Hillside, IL 60162
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