Here are ten good reasons to help you decide whether you should be part of the a group going to Springfield this year from Lutheran congregations in the northwest suburbs:
1. Legislators want to hear from you. They really do.2. You will receive training how to approach legislators. You won’t be alone.3. Rather than complain about state government, you will help bring change.4. The most vulnerable citizens of our state, served by LSSI, are depending on you.5. It’s fun going as part of a group!6. You will get to see the capitol and rotunda from the inside. They are impressive!7. You will meet concerned Lutherans from across Illinois.8. It will energize you to continue working for the common good.9. You will gain a sense accomplishment and personal satisfaction.10. You will keep your baptismal promise to "let your light shine before others."
Lutheran Day on May 9 begins at 10 a.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church in Springfield, and ends by 4 p.m. The afternoon is spent at the capitol.
In order to arrive in time, transportation will depart at 6 a.m. from Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Arlington Heights, and will return by 8:30 p.m.
In addition to signing up here to be part of the carpool from Our Saviour'st...you should also register for Lutheran Day at the Web site of Lutheran Social Services of Illinois: www.lssi.org and click on “Lutheran Day 2019.” A $10 registration fee includes lunch.