Pastoral Counselor Rev. Klein will be leading the Bible Study
Get your reports to the Corresponding Secretary by September 8th.
2018 LWML NID Convention
Keynote Speaker: REV. JOHN ARTHUR NUNES, Ph.D. is currently serving as Concordia College New York’s ninth president since 2016. Dr. Nunes came to Concordia College from Valparaiso University, where he held the Jochum Chair, a university professorship supporting the study of Christian values in public and professional life. Prior to that he was the President and CEO of Lutheran World Relief, a $50 million organization with offices in 17 countries working to alleviate poverty and human suffering. Dr. Nunes holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Concordia College, Ann Harbor, Michigan; a Master of Divinity degree from Concordia Seminary, St. Catherines, Ontario, Canada; and both Master of Theology and Doctor of Philosophy degrees from the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. An author of numerous books and articles, Dr. Nunes and Alberto García recently wrote Wittenberg Meets the World: Reimagining the Reformation from the Margins (Eerdmans, 2017). He is married to Monique Nunes, who serves as Concordia New York’s Senior Director of Student Experience. They are the parents of six grown children and an expanding entourage of grandchildren.
LWML National rep. will be Ginger Starrett, Secretary.
Mission speakers-Reaching the Homebound in NID and Pastor Warren from the Griffin Community Center Food Pantry.
Optional activity: Friday from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. tying blankets. Sponsored by Thrivent.
Friday dinner is not included.
Opening Worship & fellowship on Friday at 7:00 p.m.
GFTH will be for the local Westchester food pantry
Song Leader for Friday and Sunday – Sherry Smith
Convention Song Leader – Lana Gibbons
Price: $125. Online registration is available now, along with a mail in flyer/form. There will be no refunds or registrations after Sept. 1st.
Click here for the flyer.
Convention starts at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday.
The delegates will be voting on these candidates for LWML NID offices.
The delegates will be voting on the proposed Bylaw changes which you can click here to see.
The delegate will be voting on the proposed Mission Grants which you can click here to see.
Saturday night banquet sponsored by the Special Gifts & Bequests starts at 6:30 p.m. with entertainment following.
Closing Service and installation of officers on Sunday at 9:00 a.m.
To reserve a room at the Chicago Hillside Best Western Plus, call 708-544-9300 before August 21, 2018 and request the “Lutheran Women’s Missionary League Northern Illinois District” convention rate of $99 plus tax for 2 queens and 2 breakfasts OR 1 king plus breakfast. $6 for extra breakfast tickets. Hotel will not replace breakfast coupons if lost.
Pastoral Counselor Rev. Swanson will be leading the Bible Study.
Get your reports to the Corresponding Secretary by November 10th.
It’s never too early to start planning!