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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.

Blessing the Poor in Spirit with Jesus by Rev. Joel Hess, St. James Lutheran Church, Chicago

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Thanksgiving by Rev. Joshua Schoon, Word of Life Lutheran Church, Naperville

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When Prayer Doesn’t Seem to Work by Rev. Brian Davies, Lord of Glory Lutheran Church, Grayslake

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Legacy of Faith by Rev. Steve Maske, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Elgin

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The Sweetest Statement in the Bible by Rev. Ed Blonski, St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Hawthorn Woods

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