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Member congregations of the LCMS Northern Illinois District are listed here by region and circuit (2015-2018). 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 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 (Lake County) View Map Circuit N1

Circuit Visitor Rev. John Shumate, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 2720 N McAree Rd., Waukegan, IL 60085 Email

  • Antioch, IL – Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church
  • Grayslake, IL – Lord of Glory Lutheran Church
  • Gurnee, IL – Bethel Lutheran Church
  • Lake Forest, IL – Faith/North Shore Lutheran Ministries
  • Lake Villa, IL – Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
  • Waukegan, IL – Prince of Peace Lutheran Church
  • Waukegan, IL – Redeemer Lutheran Church

Circuit N2 (North Suburban Cook County) View Map Circuit N2

Circuit Visitor Rev. Matthew Hoffmann, St. Andrews Lutheran Church, 260 N Northwest Hwy., Park Ridge, IL  60068 Email

  • Evanston, IL – Bethlehem Lutheran Church
  • Glenview, IL – Immanuel Lutheran Church
  • Niles, IL – Ascension Lutheran Church
  • Northbrook, IL – Grace Lutheran Church
  • Northbrook, IL – St. John Lutheran Church
  • Park Ridge, IL – St. Andrews Lutheran Church
  • Skokie, IL – St. Paul Lutheran Church

Circuit N3 (Near Suburban Northwest) View Map Circuit N3

Circuit Visitor Rev. Micah Greiner, St. Peter Lutheran Church, 111 W. Olive St., Arlington Heights, IL  60004 Email

  • Arlington Heights, IL – Living Christ Lutheran Church
  • Arlington Heights, IL – St. Peter Lutheran Church
  • Des Plaines, IL – Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
  • Des Plaines, IL – Immanuel Lutheran Church
  • Mount Prospect, IL – St. John Lutheran Church
  • Mount Prospect, IL – St. Paul Lutheran Church
  • Prospect Heights, IL – Our Redeemer Lutheran Church

Circuit N4 (Far Suburban Northwest) View Map Circuit N4

Circuit Visitor Rev. Timothy Kinne, St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 24500 N. Old McHenry Road, Hawthorn Woods, IL  60047 Email

  • Barrington, IL – St. Matthew Lutheran Church
  • Bartlett, IL – Immanuel Lutheran Church
  • Hawthorn Woods, IL – St. Matthew Lutheran Church
  • Palatine, IL – Immanuel Lutheran Church
  • Palatine, IL – Prince of Peace Lutheran Church
  • Schaumburg, IL – St. Peter Lutheran Church
  • Streamwood, IL – Grace Lutheran Church
  • *Lakewood, IL – Crosspoint Lutheran Church, multi-site of Prince of Peace, Palatine

Circuit N5 (Dundee/Elgin) View Map Circuit N5

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

  • Carpentersville, IL – Faith Lutheran Church
  • Dundee, IL – Bethlehem 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
  • *Elgin, IL – Vida y Fe, Hispanic outreach site of Good Shepherd, Elgin (Van Street location)

Circuit N6 (McHenry County South & East) View Map Circuit N6

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
  • Dundee, IL – St. Peter Lutheran Church
  • Huntley, IL – Trinity Lutheran Church
  • Island Lake, 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 N7 (McHenry County North & West) View Map Circuit N7

Circuit Visitor Rev. Caleb Schauer, St. John Lutheran Church, 6821 Main Street, Union, IL 60180 Email

  • Harvard, IL – St. Paul Lutheran Church
  • Marengo, IL – Zion Lutheran Church
  • McHenry, IL – Fellowship of Faith Lutheran Church
  • McHenry, IL – Zion Lutheran Church
  • Spring Grove, IL – Community of Faith Lutheran Church
  • Union, IL – St. John Lutheran Church
  • Woodstock, IL – St. John Lutheran Church

WEST REGION View Map of West Region

Vice President Rev. Kenneth Krause, Mount Olive Lutheran Church, 2001 N. Alpine Rd., Rockford, IL  61107 Email

Circuit W8 (South Central Suburban) View Map Circuit W8

Circuit Visitor Rev. Dan Wegrzyn, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 215 S. Lincoln, Lombard, IL 60148 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
  • Westmont, IL – Bethel Lutheran Church
  • *Lombard, IL – Salam Fellowship Arabic Outreach (at Peace, Lombard)
  • *Woodridge, IL – Sanctuary 1010, multi-site of Immanuel, Downers Grove (at Boulevard Theater)

Circuit W9 (North Central Suburban) View Map Circuit W9

Circuit Visitor Rev. Steve Kass, Family in Faith Community Lutheran Church, 1480 Bloomingdale Rd., Glendale Heights, IL  60139 Email

  • Addison, IL – St. Paul Lutheran Church
  • Bensenville, IL – Zion Lutheran Church
  • Carol Stream, IL – Our Savior Lutheran Church
  • Glendale Heights, IL – Family in Faith Community Lutheran Church
  • Itasca, IL – Lutheran Church of St. Luke
  • Roselle, IL – Trinity Lutheran Church
  • Schaumburg, IL – St. John Lutheran Church
  • Wood Dale, IL – Calvary Lutheran Church

Circuit W10 (Mid Central Suburban) View Map Circuit W10

Circuit Visitor Rev. Reuben Baerwald, St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 101 S. Sixth Ave., St. Charles, IL 60174 Email

  • Batavia, IL – Immanuel Lutheran Church
  • Geneva, IL – Faith Lutheran Church
  • LaFox, IL (Elburn) – Lord of Life Lutheran Church
  • St. Charles, IL – St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
  • West Chicago, IL – Trinity Lutheran Church & Hispanic Outreach
  • Wheaton, IL – St. John Lutheran Church
  • Winfield, IL – Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church

Circuit W11 (DeKalb) View Map Circuit W11

Circuit Visitor Rev. Jeremy Heilman, Trinity Lutheran Church, 33930 N State Rd., Genoa, IL 60135 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
  • North Plato, IL (Hampshire) – St. Peter Lutheran Church
  • Pingree Grove, IL (Hampshire) – St. Peter Lutheran Church (closing)
  • Sycamore, IL – St. John Lutheran Church

Circuit W12 (Rockford/Belvidere) View Map Circuit W12

Circuit Visitor – Rev. Richard Wagner, Immanuel North Lutheran Church, 13535 IL Rte 76, Poplar Grove, IL 61065, 815-765-3833, EmailBelvidere, IL – Immanuel Lutheran Church

  • Byron, IL – Risen Savior Lutheran Church
  • Machesney Park, IL – Concordia Lutheran Church
  • Rockford, IL – Christ the Rock Lutheran Church
  • Rockford, IL – Mount Olive Lutheran Church
  • Rockford, IL – Redeemer Lutheran Church
  • Rockford, IL – St. Paul Lutheran Church (on Horsman Street)
  • *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 W13 (Freeport Northwest) View Map Circuit W13

Circuit Visitor Rev. Willis Schwichtenberg, Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1993 W. Church St., Freeport, IL  61032 Email

  • Elizabeth, IL – St. Paul Lutheran Church
  • Freeport, IL – Immanuel Lutheran Church
  • Freeport, IL – Our Redeemer Lutheran Church
  • Lena, IL – St. John Lutheran Church
  • Pecatonica, IL – St. John Lutheran Church
  • Rockton, IL – St. Andrew Lutheran Church
  • Roscoe, IL – Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church

Circuit W14 (Sterling/Rochelle) View Map Circuit W14

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
  • Lindenwood, IL – Immanuel 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  View Map of East Region

Circuit E15 (North Chicago) View Map Circuit E15

Circuit Visitor Rev. Martin Doering, Tabor Lutheran Church, 3542 W. Sunnyside Ave., Chicago, IL 60625 Email

  • 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)
  • Norwood Park, IL (Chicago) – St. Paul Lutheran Church (on Canfield)

Circuit E16 (Chicago Central) View Map Circuit E16

Circuit Visitor – Rev. Dr. Thomas Johnson, First St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1301 N La Salle Drive, Chicago, IL 60610-1935  Email

  • Chicago, IL – Concordia Lutheran Church
  • Chicago, IL – First Bethlehem Lutheran Church
  • Chicago, IL – First St. Paul Lutheran Church
  • Chicago, IL – Grace Lutheran Church
  • Chicago, IL – Jehovah El Buen Pastor Lutheran Church
  • Chicago, IL – St. James Lutheran Church
  • Chicago, IL – St. Matthew Lutheran Church

Circuit E17 (Chicago/West Suburban) View Map Circuit E17

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

  • Chicago, IL – St. Michael Lutheran Church
  • Chicago, IL – St. Paul Lutheran Church (on Menard)
  • River Grove, IL – Zoar Lutheran Church (at Bethlehem, River Grove)
  • Forest Park, IL – St. John Lutheran Church
  • Franklin Park, IL – Mount Calvary Lutheran Church
  • Hillside, IL – Hope Lutheran Church
  • Melrose Park, IL – Apostles Lutheran Church
  • Melrose Park, IL – St. Paul Lutheran Church
  • River Forest, IL – Resurrection Lutheran Church
  • River Grove, IL – Bethlehem Lutheran Church

Circuit E18 (LaGrange/Brookfield) View Map Circuit E18

Circuit Visitor – Rev. David Prentice, Faith Lutheran Church, 1124 Westchester Blvd., Westchester, IL  60154 Email

  • Berwyn, IL – Good Shepherd Our Redeemer Lutheran Church
  • Brookfield, IL – St. Paul Lutheran Church
  • Cicero, IL – Faith Lutheran Church (Hispanic)
  • Hillside, IL – Immanuel Lutheran Church
  • LaGrange, IL – St. John’s Lutheran Church
  • Lyons, IL – Zion Lutheran Church
  • Westchester, IL – Faith Lutheran Church

Circuit E19 (Chicago/Southwest Suburbs) View Map Circuit E19

Circuit Visitor Rev. Matthew Zickler, Grace Lutheran Church, 4101 Wolf Road, Western Springs, Il 60558   Email

  • Chicago, IL – Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
  • Chicago, IL – Holy Cross Lutheran Church
  • Countryside, IL – Hope Lutheran Church
  • Hodgkins, IL – Immanuel Lutheran Church
  • Summit, IL – Zion Lutheran Church
  • Western Springs, IL – Grace Lutheran Church

Circuit E20 (Oak Lawn) View Map Circuit E20

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

  • Burbank, IL – Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
  • Chicago, IL – Mount Greenwood Lutheran Church
  • Chicago, IL – St. Peter Lutheran Church
  • Oak Lawn, IL – Faith Lutheran Church
  • Oak Lawn, IL – St. Paul Lutheran Church
  • Oak Lawn, IL – Zion Lutheran Church
  • Willow Springs, IL – Grace Lutheran Church

Circuit E21 (Chicago South & East) View Map Circuit E21

Circuit Visitor 21a Rev. Elstner Lewis, St. Philip Lutheran Church, 6232 S. Eberhart Ave., Chicago, IL 60637 Email

Circuit Visitor 21b Rev. Michael Udoekong, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 16599 Woodlawn East Ave., South Holland, IL 60473-2571 Email

  • Blue Island, IL – Salem Lutheran Church
  • Calumet Park, IL – Mount Calvary Lutheran Church
  • Chicago, IL – Christ the King Lutheran Church
  • Chicago, IL – Resurrection 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 – Zion Lutheran Church (on 99th and Winston)
  • Chicago, IL – Zion Lutheran Church (on 109th)
  • Chicago, IL – Trinity Lutheran Church (on Burley)
  • South Holland, IL – Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

SOUTH REGION  View Map of South Region

Vice President Rev. Mark Schulz, Trinity Lutheran Church, 1101 Kimberly Way, Lisle, IL 60532 Email

Circuit S22 (Lisle/Naperville) View Map Circuit S22

Circuit Visitor Rev. Robert Geaschel, Trinity Lutheran Church, 11500 German Church Rd., Burr Ridge, IL  60527 Email

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

Circuit S23 (Aurora) View Map Circuit S23

Circuit Visitor Rev. Michael Graham, Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 550 Fourth Ave., Aurora, IL 60505 Email

  • Aurora, IL – Emmanuel Lutheran Church
  • Aurora, IL – Hope Lutheran Church
  • Aurora, IL – New Song Lutheran Church
  • Aurora, IL – Iglesia Luterana San Pablo
  • Aurora, IL – St. Paul Lutheran Church (with Hispanic outreach)
  • Montgomery, IL (Boulder Hill) – St. Luke’s Lutheran Church
  • Morris, IL – Friends in Christ Lutheran Church
  • Naperville, IL – Zion Lutheran Church
  • Plainfield, IL – Peace 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 S24 (Chicago Heights) View Map Circuit S24

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

  • Chicago Heights, IL – St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
  • Country Club Hills, IL – St. John Lutheran Church
  • Homewood, IL – Salem Lutheran Church
  • Lansing, IL – St. John Lutheran Church
  • Lansing, IL – Trinity Lutheran Church
  • Thornton, IL – St. Paul Lutheran Church

Circuit S25 (Tinley Park/ Orland Park) View Map Circuit S25

Circuit Visitor Rev. David Constien, Immanuel Lutheran Church, 10731 W. Laporte Road, Mokena, IL 60448 Email

  • Frankfort, IL – Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
  • Matteson, IL – St. Paul Lutheran Church
  • Matteson, IL – Zion Lutheran Church
  • Mokena, IL – Immanuel Lutheran Church
  • Orland Park, IL – Christ Lutheran Church
  • Orland Park, IL – Living Word Lutheran Church
  • Richton Park, IL – Immanuel Lutheran Church
  • Tinley Park, IL – Trinity Lutheran Church
  • *Manhattan, IL – Sanctuary Lutheran Mission

Circuit S26 (Joliet & West) View Map Circuit S26

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

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

Circuit S27 (Beecher) View Map Circuit S27

Circuit Visitor Rev. Cory Estby, Zion Lutheran Church,  11456 N 11000E Rd, Grant Park, IL 60940 Email

  • Beecher, IL – St. John Lutheran Church
  • Beecher, IL – St. Paul Lutheran Church
  • Beecher, IL – Zion Lutheran Church
  • Grant Park, IL – Zion Lutheran Church
  • Manteno, IL – Risen Savior Lutheran Church
  • Momence, IL – Our Savior Lutheran Church
  • Steger, IL – Immanuel Lutheran Church

Circuit S28 (Far South) View Map Circuit S28

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

  • Bonfield, IL – Zion Lutheran Church
  • Bourbonnais, IL – Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
  • Bourbonnais, IL – St. Paul Lutheran Church
  • Chebanse, IL – Zion Lutheran Church
  • Dwight, IL – Emmanuel Lutheran Church
  • Dwight, IL – Trinity Lutheran Church
  • Herscher, IL – Trinity Lutheran Church
  • *Kankakee, IL – Historic Church of St. Paul, Bourbonnais

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