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Devotions and Prayers

“So then let us pursue what makes for peace and for mutual upbuilding.”
Romans 14:19

Prayer Guides:


If you are an ordained minister or a commissioned worker in the LCMS Northern Illinois District and would like to submit a devotion, you may contact Sue Green.

Weekly devotions: 

We’re Podcasting!

Every Monday we’ll be sharing our Weekly Devotion through a podcast!

You can find all of our podcasts on Apple iTunes as well as Audacy.

So search our podcast under Northern Illinois District in your favorite device and listen in each week for our devotion.

Barbarians by Rev. David Keating, St. James Lutheran Church, Chicago

Print Version     Audio Version




God Hears the Cries of His People by Rev. Erik Gauss, Cross Lutheran Church, Yorkville

Print Version     Audio Version




Counterintuitive Jesus by Rev. Joel Hess, St. James Lutheran Church, Chicago

Print Version     Audio Version




Rejoicing in Jesus by Rev. Steve Maske, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Elgin

Print Version     Audio Version




More Abundantly by Rev. Keith Richard, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Belvidere

Print Version     Audio Version




Taking Care of Our Trash by Rev. Brian Davies, Lord of Glory Lutheran Church, Grayslake

Print Version     Audio Version




Eyes Fixed on Jesus by Joe Willmann LCEF District Vice President for the LCMS Northern Illinois District

Print Version     Audio Version