LCMS Northern Illinois District Email Newsletter: September 15, 2020
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FROM THE DISTRICT OFFICE
IMPORTANT: Convention Date and Venue Changes
After consultation with the NID Presidium on concerns for health, safety, and COVID-19 restrictions, the 2021 Convention dates are being changed to Friday and Saturday, July 30 and 31, 2021.

The venue for the convention has also been changed. The convention will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, 405 Rush Street, Roselle, Illinois 60172.
The Phil's Friends Virtual Gala
Participate in this year’s Gala from the comfort and convenience of home. Please plan to join Phil's Friends virtually on September 25, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.
God is leading Redeeming Life Outreach Ministries to expand its maternity home ministry to Illinois.
In order to help more at-risk women and babies, Redeeming Life has expanded its vision to have a maternity home in every district of the LCMS. In early 2020, the Life Task Force and Maternity Home Steering Committee of the Northern Illinois District along with LCEF agreed to partner with Redeeming Life on the opening a maternity home in the Chicagoland area.
Please join us for an informational Zoom meeting about the NID maternity home expansion project hosted by Sheryl DeWitt, Executive Director of Redeeming Life, Tuesday, September 29, 2020, 10:30 a.m. CST.

Also, please join us in prayer for this new ministry during the month of October. 
Contemplate Event for Prospective Students
'Contemplate' visitation event, October 2, 2020 is for college-age or older potential students, providing an opportunity to learn more about life at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, and the preparation that leads to service as a pastor, missionary, chaplain or deaconess. Free and online.
POSITIONS AVAILABLE
Admissions and Marketing Coordinator - Palatine
Immanuel Lutheran Church and School, 200 N. Plum Grove Road, Palatine, is seeking a full time admissions and marketing coordinator. Download full position description
RESOURCES
Website Resources for COVID-19:

The LCMS Northern Illinois District has set up a webpage which includes resources provided from a wide range of authorities. Visit nidlcms.org/coronavirus. We encourage you to be that "city on a hill" in sharing "His love which casts out fear" (1 John 4:18). We will be updating the webpage as information is received so please check back from time to time for these updates.
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