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On September 16, 2020, the LCMS Northern Illinois District hosted a webinar that explored how COVID-19 has influenced the well-being of children as a result of learning in virtual classrooms and being quarantined to their homes.
On August 11, 2020, the LCMS Northern Illinois District hosted a webinar that explored healthy responses to the real challenges of moving through the days of Covid, underscoring how our thoughts and our choices influence our effectiveness and sense of well-being.
Dr. Beverly Yahnke is a psychologist serving DOXOLOGY as the Executive Director for Christian Counsel. From 2010-2015, she served as the Chair and Professor of Psychology at Concordia Wisconsin. Previously, Dr. Yahnke spent over 25 years in private practice serving church workers and their families in the clinical group she founded in Milwaukee. Dr. Yahnke has written numerous articles about psychology, education and faith, and is a frequently invited speaker for clergy and educator conferences. She serves as an elected member of Concordia Theological Seminary’s Board of Regents.
Monday, September 28, 2020, 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., St. John’s Lutheran School, 505 S. Park, LaGrange, IL 60525
Monday, February 1, 2021, 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Location TBD
Monday, April 19, 2021, 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Location TBD
Due to COVID-19 safety protocols that are in place, the Early Childhood Meetings will continue to be done via Zoom calls until further notice. They will be recuring on the second Tuesday of each month, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Watch you emails for the Zoom meeting links.
(Contact the regional leader for locations, dates and times of meetings.)
Central Suburban Administrators Meetings
Contact: Valerie Winston, Immanuel, Hillside, 708-562-5580
City of Chicago Administrators Meetings
Contact: Donna Tennis, St. Philip, Chicago, 773-561-9830
DuPage Administrators Meetings
Contact: Diane Katz, St. Paul, Aurora, 630-896-3350
Northwest Suburban Administrators Meetings
Contact: Steve Zielke, St. Peter, Schaumburg, 847-885-3350
Rockford Administrators Meetings
Contact: Judy Schaefer, Immanuel, Belvidere, 815-547-5346
South Suburban Administrators Meetings
Contact: James Krupski, St. Paul’s, Bourbonnais, 815-932-0312
National Lutheran Schools Week 2021
January 24-30, 2021
Theme: Sent to Serve
National Lutheran Schools Week 2022
January 23-29, 2022
2022 LCMS National Youth Gathering
July 9-13, 2022, Houston, TX