“We envisioned church professionals being able to come alongside [church workers] and provide, for a time, care, support, and listening,” says Rev. Kris Whitby, part of the NID Wellness Committee.
Pastor Phillip Fischaber was ordained and installed at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Walnut, IL on January 3, 2021 by President Buss.
Carl Flentge Schalk, age 91, of Melrose Park, died January 24, 2021.
Rev. Kenneth Krause was called to his heavenly home on Sunday, January 24, 2021
Charles (Chuck) J. Novak, Jr., of Chicago, was called home.
The Rev. Aden Edwin Loest, age 88, of McHenry, passed away on December 28, 2020.
Daniel “Dan” James Teller, 66, of Round Lake, Illinois was called to rest at JourneyCare of Barrington, Illinois on November 28, 2020.
Deaconess Lori Trinche was installed and commissioned as a deaconess serving the Northern Illinois District on November 16, 2020.
Blair A. Hoy, age 75, of Frankfort, Illinois was called to his heavenly home on October 27, 2020.
Rev. Michael Brown of St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Barrington has been installed as Fourth Vice President, representing the North Region of the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod Northern Illinois District.