2015 District Convention

Friday & Saturday, March 6-7, 2015, at
Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, Illinois

Spring General Pastoral Conference

"Understanding Our Mission" is the theme for the General Pastoral conference, May 6 and 7. We live in a challenging world in which the very basic units of our culture are being challenged. What is our mission and how do we remain focused on our mission as we respond to the challenges of our ever changing world? For complete information and to register click here. Room reservations should be completed no later than April 18, 2014 to receive the discounted rate. Conference registration due April 23, 2014.

Retreat for District Church Workers

A special retreat at a discounted rate is being offered to professional Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod church workers, rostered and non-rostered, who serve in the Northern Illinois District. Learn more

Upcoming Youth Events

DistrictWide HS Youth Gathering - April 25 & 26
Regional Youth Conference - April 26
Mission Experience - June 6 to 8

Visit our youth webpage for details on events and resources for youth and youth workers.

Catch Up on Latest News

New Era in Hispanic Missions - Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Elgin, Illinois, officially welcomed Jorge Mazariegos (photo at left) in January to help them with multi-cultural ministry.

New Worship Service in Minooka - Multi-site of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Downers Grove, Illinois, meets Sundays for worship

Lutheran Schools Week Rally - Shine Jesus Shine was the theme song for a once-in-a-young-life opportunity to come together at Concordia University Chicago (photo at left) as Lutheran middle school students from all across the district.

Christ's Mission Thrives on Prayer

Prayer for the week of April 20: We pray for Rev. Alex Merlo of San Pablo, Aurora, and his congregation’s efforts to strengthen Hispanic outreach through their Missionary School by raising up people who are exploring the call to be missionaries in their homes, neighborhoods and other parts of the district.
Prayer Guide April through June 2014