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Member congregations of the LCMS N orthern Illinois District are listed here by region and circuit (effective June 1,2018). Scroll down to find the circuit visitor and vice president contact information as well as various mappings. Please click location on map to get church contact information.

* Indicates a mission or multi-site that is associated with an existing congregation.

NORTH REGION (Circuits 1-5) View map of North Region
Vice President Rev. Kristopher Whitby, St. Paul Lutheran Church, 100 S. School St., Mount Prospect, IL  60056 Email

Circuit N1 View Map Circuit N1

Circuit Visitor Rev. Wayne Jahn, Redeemer Lutheran Church, 620 Grove Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085 Email

Antioch, IL – Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church
Glenview, IL – Immanuel Lutheran Church
Grayslake, IL – Lord of Glory Lutheran Church
Gurnee, IL – Bethel Lutheran Church
Hawthorn Woods, IL – St. Matthew Lutheran Church
Lake Forest, IL – Faith/North Shore Ministries Lutheran Church
Lake Villa, IL – Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Northbrook, IL – Grace Lutheran Church
Northbrook, IL – St. John Lutheran Church
Spring Grove, IL – Community of Faith Lutheran Church
Waukegan, IL – Prince of Peace Lutheran Church
Waukegan, IL – Redeemer Lutheran Church

Circuit N2 View Map Circuit N2

Circuit Visitor Rev. Rod Krueger, Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 304 W Palatine Rd, Prospect Heights, IL  60070 Email

Arlington Heights, IL – Living Christ
Des Plaines, IL – Good Shepherd
Des Plaines, IL – Immanuel
Itasca, IL – St. Luke
Mount Prospect, IL – St. Paul
Mount Prospect, IL – St. John
Palatine, IL – Immanuel
Palatine, IL – Prince of Peace
Park Ridge, IL – St. Andrews
Prospect Heights, IL – Our Redeemer
Wood Dale, IL – Calvary

Circuit N3 View Map Circuit N3

Circuit Visitor Rev. Mark Bestul, Calvary Lutheran Church, 535 N McLean Blvd, Elgin, IL  60123 Email

Barrington, IL – St. Matthew Lutheran Church
Carpentersville, IL – Faith Lutheran Church
Dundee, IL – St. Peter Lutheran Church
East Dundee, IL – Immanuel Lutheran Church
Elgin, IL – Calvary Lutheran Church
Elgin, IL – Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (Nesler Road site)
Elgin, IL – King of Glory Lutheran Church
Elgin, IL – St. John Lutheran Church
West Dundee, IL – Bethlehem Lutheran Church
*Elgin, IL – Vida y Fe, Hispanic outreach site of Good Shepherd, Elgin (Van Street location)

Circuit N4 View Map Circuit N4

Circuit Visitor Rev. Larry Tieman, Immanuel Lutheran Church, 300 S Pathway Ct., Crystal Lake, IL  60014 Email

Algonquin, IL – St. John Lutheran Church
Cary, IL – Holy Cross Lutheran Church
Crystal Lake, IL – Immanuel Lutheran Church (Pathway Court site)
Crystal Lake, IL – Prince of Peace Lutheran Church
Harvard, IL – St. Paul Lutheran Church
Huntley, IL – Trinity Lutheran Church
Island Lake, IL – St. John Lutheran Church
McHenry, IL – Fellowship of Faith Lutheran Church
McHenry, IL – Zion Lutheran Church
Woodstock, IL – St. John Lutheran Church
*Crystal Lake, IL – The Point, multi-site (Northwest Highway) of Immanuel, Crystal Lake
*Crystal Lake, IL – Historic Church of Immanuel, Crystal Lake

Circuit N5  View Map Circuit N5

Circuit Visitor Rev. Jerry Hays, St. Peter Lutheran Church, 202 E Schaumburg Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60194 Email

Addison, IL – St. Paul Lutheran Church
Arlington Heights, IL – St. Peter Lutheran Church
Bartlett, IL – Immanuel Lutheran Church
Carol Stream, IL – Our Savior Lutheran Church
Glendale Heights, IL – Family in Faith Community Lutheran Church
Roselle, IL – Trinity Lutheran Church
Schaumburg, IL – St. John Lutheran Church
Schaumburg, IL – St. Peter Lutheran Church
Streamwood, IL – Grace Lutheran Church

WEST REGION (Circuits 6-10) View Map of West Region
Vice President Rev. Kenneth Krause, Mount Olive Lutheran Church, 2001 N. Alpine Rd., Rockford, IL 61107 Email

Circuit W6  View Map Circuit W6

Circuit Visitor Rev. Jay Klein, 204 S Grant St., Hinsdale, IL 60521 Email

Downers Grove, IL – Immanuel Lutheran Church
Elmhurst, IL – Immanuel Lutheran Church
Hinsdale, IL – Zion Lutheran Church
Lombard, IL – Peace Lutheran Church
Lombard, IL – St. John’s Lutheran Church
Lombard, IL – Trinity Lutheran Church
West Chicago, IL – Trinity Lutheran Church & Hispanic Outreach
Westmont, IL – Bethel Lutheran Church
Wheaton, IL – St. John Lutheran Church
Winfield, IL – Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church

Circuit W7 View Map Circuit W7

Circuit Visitor Rev. Ron Weidler, 1073 Ponca Dr., Batavia, IL 60510  Email

Aurora, IL – Emmanuel Lutheran Church
Aurora, IL – Hope Lutheran Church
Aurora, IL – Iglesia Luterana San Pablo
Aurora, IL – New Song Lutheran Church
Aurora, IL – St. Paul Lutheran Church (with Hispanic outreach)
Batavia, IL – Immanuel Lutheran Church
Geneva, IL – Faith Lutheran Church
LaFox, IL (Elburn) – Lord of Life Lutheran Church
Montgomery, IL (Boulder Hill) – St. Luke’s Lutheran Church
Morris, IL – Friends in Christ Lutheran Church
Naperville, IL – Zion Lutheran Church
St. Charles, IL – St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
Yorkville, IL – Cross Lutheran Church

*Plano, IL – Iglesia Luterana Cross Plano, multi-site of Cross, Yorkville
*Aurora, IL – Hope Hispanic (a multisite of St. Paul Aurora, at Hope, Aurora)

Circuit W8 View Map Circuit W8

Circuit Visitor Rev. Patrick Pinion, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 13N535 French Rd Po Box 85, Burlington, IL 60109 Email

Burlington, IL (Hampshire) – St. John Lutheran Church
DeKalb, IL – Immanuel Lutheran Church
Genoa, IL – Trinity Lutheran Church
Hampshire, IL – Trinity Lutheran Church
Hinckley, IL – Immanuel Lutheran Church
Marengo, IL – Zion Lutheran Church
North Plato, IL (Hampshire) – St. Peter Lutheran Church
Sycamore, IL – St. John Lutheran Church
Union, IL – St. John Lutheran Church

Circuit W9 View Map Circuit W9

Circuit Visitor Rev. Rick Wagner, 10423 Ray Dr., Roscoe, IL 61073 Email

Belvidere, IL – Immanuel Lutheran Church
Byron, IL – Risen Savior Lutheran Church
Lindenwood, IL – Immanuel Lutheran Church
Machesney Park, IL – Concordia Lutheran Church
Pecatonica, IL – St. John Lutheran Church
Rockford, IL – Christ the Rock Lutheran Church
Rockford, IL – Mount Olive Lutheran Church
Rockford, IL – Redeemer Lutheran Church
Rockford, IL – Rockford Lutheran Of The Deaf
Rockford, IL – St. Paul Lutheran Church (on Horsman Street)
Rockton, IL – St. Andrew Lutheran Church
Roscoe, IL – Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church
*Poplar Grove, IL – Immanuel North, multi-site of Immanuel, Belvidere
*Rockford, IL – St. Paul Lutheran Church Northwest, multi-site of St. Paul (on Kilburn Street)

Circuit W10 View Map Circuit W10

Circuit Visitor Rev. David Andermann, Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church, 2035 IL Route 26, Dixon, IL 61021 Email

Dixon, IL – Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church
Elizabeth, IL – St. Paul Lutheran Church
Freeport, IL – Immanuel Lutheran Church
Freeport, IL – Our Redeemer Lutheran Church
Lena, IL – St. John Lutheran Church
Morrison, IL – St. Peter Lutheran Church
Rochelle, IL – St. Paul Lutheran Church
Rock Falls, IL – Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Sterling, IL – Messiah Lutheran Church
Sterling, IL – Our Savior Lutheran Church
Walnut, IL – Holy Trinity Lutheran Church

EAST REGION (Circuits 11-14) View Map of East Region
Vice President, Rev. Steven Anderson, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 5259 S Major Ave, Chicago, IL 60638-1503 Email

Circuit E11 View Map Circuit E11

Circuit Visitor Rev. Dr. Vernon Wendt, Messiah Lutheran Church, 6201 W Patterson Ave., Chicago, IL 60634 Email

Chicago, IL – Concordia Lutheran Church
Chicago, IL – Jehovah El Buen Pastor Lutheran Church
Chicago, IL – Messiah Lutheran Church
Chicago, IL – Our Saviour Lutheran Church (on North Neva)
Chicago, IL – St. John’s Lutheran Church
Chicago, IL – St. Philip Lutheran Church (on Bryn Mawr)
Chicago, IL – Tabor Lutheran Church
Chicago, IL – Trinity Lutheran Church (on Meade)
Evanston, IL – Bethlehem Lutheran Church
Niles, IL – Ascension Lutheran Church
Norwood Park, IL (Chicago) – St. Paul Lutheran Church (on Canfield)
Skokie, IL – St. Paul Lutheran Church

Circuit E12 View Map Circuit E12

Circuit Visitor Rev. Dr. Leonard Payton, Saint John Lutheran Church, 305 Circle Ave., Forest Park, IL 60130 Email

Bensenville, IL – Zion Lutheran Church
Berwyn, IL – Good Shepherd Our Redeemer Lutheran Church
Brookfield, IL – St. Paul Lutheran Church
Chicago, IL – St. Michael Lutheran Church
Chicago, IL – St. Paul Lutheran Church (on Menard)
Cicero, IL – Faith Lutheran Church (Hispanic)
Forest Park, IL – St. John Lutheran Church
Franklin Park, IL – Mount Calvary Lutheran Church
Hillside, IL – Hope Lutheran Church
Hillside, IL – Immanuel Lutheran Church
LaGrange, IL – St. John’s Lutheran Church
Melrose Park, IL – Apostles Lutheran Church
Melrose Park, IL – St. Paul Lutheran Church
River Grove, IL – Bethlehem Lutheran Church
Westchester, IL – Faith Lutheran Church

Circuit E13 View Map Circuit E13
Circuit Visitor Rev. Valdas Ausra, Zion Lutheran Church, 9000 Menard, Oak Lawn, IL 60543 Email

Burbank, IL – Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
Chicago, IL – Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
Chicago, IL – Holy Cross Lutheran Church
Chicago, IL – Mount Greenwood Lutheran Church
Chicago, IL – St. Peter Lutheran Church
Countryside, IL – Hope Lutheran Church
Hodgkins, IL – Immanuel Lutheran Church
Lyons, IL – Zion Lutheran Church
Oak Lawn, IL – Faith Lutheran Church
Oak Lawn, IL – St. Paul Lutheran Church
Oak Lawn, IL – Zion Lutheran Church
Summit, IL – Zion Lutheran Church
Western Springs, IL – Grace Lutheran Church
Willow Springs, IL – Grace Lutheran Church

Circuit E14 View Map Circuit E14
Circuit Visitor Rev. Elstner Lewis, Saint Philip Lutheran Church (S), 6232 S Eberhart Ave, Chicago, IL 60637 Email

Blue Island, IL – Salem Lutheran Church
Calumet Park, IL – Mount Calvary Lutheran Church
Chicago, IL – Christ the King Lutheran Church
Chicago, IL – First Bethlehem Lutheran Church
Chicago, IL – First St. Paul Lutheran Church
Chicago, IL – Grace Lutheran Church
Chicago, IL – Resurrection Lutheran Church
Chicago, IL – St. James Lutheran Church
Chicago, IL – St. Matthew Lutheran Church
Chicago, IL – St. Paul Lutheran Church (on Dorchester)
Chicago, IL – St. Philip Lutheran Church (on Eberhart)
Chicago, IL – St. Stephen Lutheran Church
Chicago, IL – Trinity Lutheran Church (on Burley)
Chicago, IL – Zion Lutheran Church (on 99th and Winston)
Chicago, IL – Zion Lutheran Church (on 109th)
South Holland, IL – Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

SOUTH REGION (Circuits 15-19)  View Map of South Region
Vice President Rev. Cory Estby, Zion Lutheran Church, 11456 N 11000E Rd, Grant Park, IL 60940 Email

Circuit S15 View Map Circuit S15

Circuit Visitor Rev. Rodney Serbus, Saint John’s Lutheran Church, 7214 S Cass Ave, Darien, IL  60561 Email

Bolingbrook – Divine Shepherd Lutheran Church
Burr Ridge – Trinity Lutheran Church
Darien – St. John Lutheran Church
Lemont – St. Matthew Lutheran Church
Lisle* Trinity Lutheran Church
Naperville – Bethany Lutheran Church
Naperville – Word of Life Lutheran Church
Plainfield – Peace Lutheran Church
*Chicago, IL – Trinity, Galewood, multi-site of Trinity Lutheran Church, Lisle (on Narragansett)
*Lisle, IL – Trinity, Green Trails, multi-site of Trinity Lutheran Church, Lisle (on Maple)
*Naperville, IL – Trinity South-Naperville, multi-site of Trinity Lutheran Church, Lisle (on 95th)

Circuit S16  View Map Circuit S16

Circuit Visitor Rev. Steven Lange, Living Word Lutheran Church, 16301 Wolf Rd., Orland Park, IL  60467 Email

Country Club Hills – St. John’s Lutheran Church
Frankfort – Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Homewood – Salem Lutheran Church
Matteson – St. Paul Lutheran Church
Matteson – Zion Lutheran Church
bldg. closed; considering merger into Immanuel Lutheran Church – Richton Park
Mokena – Immanuel Lutheran Church
Orland Park – Christ Lutheran Church
Orland Park – Living Word Lutheran Church
Richton Park – Immanuel Lutheran Church
Tinley Park – Trinity Lutheran Church

Circuit S17  View Map Circuit S17

Circuit Visitor Rev. David Daniel, Zion Lutheran Church, 622 W Jefferson St., Ottawa, IL  61350 Email

Channahon – River of Life Lutheran Church
Joliet – Our Savior Lutheran Church
Joliet – St. Peter Lutheran Church
Lockport – St. Paul Lutheran Church
Marseilles – Trinity Lutheran Church
Millbrook (Serena) – Lord of Life Lutheran Church
Ottawa – Zion Lutheran Church
Plano – Living Heritage Lutheran Church
Shorewood – Hope Lutheran Church

Circuit S18  View Map Circuit S18

Circuit Visitor Rev. Eric Brown, Trinity Lutheran Church, 255 E 3rd St PO Box 414, Herscher, IL  60941 Email

Bonfield – Zion Lutheran Church
Bourbonnais – Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Bourbonnais – St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
Chebanse – Zion Lutheran Church
Dwight – Emmanuel Lutheran Church
Dwight – Trinity Lutheran Church
Grant Park – Zion Lutheran Church
Herscher – Trinity Lutheran Church
Manteno – Risen Savior Lutheran Church
Momence – Our Savior Lutheran Church

Circuit S19  View Map Circuit S19

Circuit Visitor Rev. Michael Croon, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 330 W Highland Dr., Chicago Heights, IL  60411 Email

Beecher, IL – St. John Lutheran Church
Beecher, IL – St. Paul Lutheran Church
Beecher, IL – Zion Lutheran Church
Chicago Heights – St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
Lansing – St. John’s Lutheran Church
Lansing – Trinity Lutheran Church
Steger, IL – Immanuel Lutheran Church
Thornton – St. Paul Lutheran Church

Helpful information

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New circuits take effect June 1, 2018

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2018 Congregations by Circuit (PDF)

2018 Pastors by Circuit (PDF)

2018 Pastors Alphabetically with Circuit (PDF)