Welcome to the
Northern Illinois Synod!
We are the ELCA Lutherans of Northern Illinois.
As one of the 65 regional bodies of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the Northern Illinois Synod empowers, supports, and serves its 154 congregations, three Synodically Authorized Worshiping Communities, and more than 100,000 members.
Together we work to Make Christ Known in ourcongregations, our communities, our nation, and throughout the world.
Read a message from Bishop Gary Wollersheim.
Facts & Figures of the Northern Illinois Synod
Your Offering, Changing Lives
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Northern Illinois Synod Prayers
Today's Bible Reading
Synod Vacancies & Roster Changes