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The LCMS Northern Illinois District’s Convention dates are:

Friday and Saturday, March 11 and 12, 2022.


 The 2022 Convention will be held at

Concordia University Chicago

7400 Augusta Street, River Forest, IL 60305


The 60th Convention of the Northern Illinois District of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

Friday and Saturday, March 11 and 12, 2022

Concordia University Chicago

7400 Augusta Street, River Forest, IL  60305

Convening Friday 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The following information is for you in preparation for this convention

Nominations and Overtures

The nominations committee will ensure that all willing incumbents will be nominated for reelection, but each position is open to other candidates being nominated.

Delegate Information


Online Nomination form for NID Secretary, Board of Directors, Concordia University Chicago Board of Regents, Synod Nominations committee lay person and NID Nominations Committee to be completed and submitted online ONLY. Please send all other forms to the District office, 2301 S. Wolf Road, Hillside, IL 60162. Forms may also be faxed to 708-449-3026, or scanned/emailed to convention@nidlcms.org. Signatures are required, so if you are unable to scan them, please mail them in.

The deadline for all of the above (nominations, delegates, overtures) is September 30, 2021.


Space is limited! Registration deadline is December 1, 2021. Tables are assigned in the order request forms are received and only guaranteed when payment is received. Return form with payment by December 1, 2021.

Download exhibitor registration form

If you have any questions, email Lori Trinche or call 708-223-3105.



All email inquiries may be directed to convention@nidlcms.org

Delegate Processing: Sue Green 708-223-3116

Nominations/Overtures: Michelle LaVelle 708-223-3101

Advisory Delegate Payments: Lori Trinche 708-223-3105

Convention Statement

The Church at her best is richly and fully in the Word of God. There is a union between the Word, Centered in Christ, and the work of the Holy Spirit. Our life together, life with God and place in the community is formed by Christ’s Word. No wonder the Lord wants His Word to “dwell in us richly.” Martin Luther said, “The Scripture is all Christ.”

What does it look like when the word of Christ dwells in you richly?

Grace produces gratitude. Then comes generosity. What you’ve received, you share. You have an open posture toward others. God’s words surround and clothe you. You look more like Christ in that you share with others compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, patience, forgiveness, and love.