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We would like to invite you to the Illinois Lutheran Outdoor Music Festival featuring all Illinois Lutheran bands, choirs, ensembles and soloists! The festival will be held outdoors on the south side of Illinois Lutheran High School (1610 Main Street in Crete, IL) on Sunday, May 16 at 2:00 PM. Food and drinks will be sold during the Festival. The Festival will also be live streamed on the ILS TV YouTube channel.


Please bring your own chairs. Masks and social distancing will be required. Join us for a wonderful afternoon as we celebrate our students and their musical abilities! Questions? Please contact Mr. Josiah Willitz at or 708.672.3262, ext. 108.

ILHS graduation remains on Sunday, May 30 at 3:00 PM. This year's graduation will be similar in format to last year. We will have a tent set up outside with some seating provided under the tent. We are not limiting the number of guests because we can spread out around the tented area. Parents and guests may bring their lawn chairs for additional seating. Face masks must be worn, and we will practice social distancing.

We are very happy to announce that our Boosters 24th Annual ILS Golf Outing is Saturday, June 19, 2021! The Registration and Donation Forms are now available at the school and church offices, and will be available online soon. We will have a few changes due to Covid, but we are hoping and praying for a beautiful day!

The Illinois Lutheran Summer Charger Camps are open for registration!

All camp grade levels are based on the grade the student is entering in the fall of 2021.


REGISTER ONLINE ONLY - Registration and payment is due one week before the camp starts.

Masks and social distancing will be required, per IDPH guidelines.

Camp attendees should bring bottled water.

View the 2021 Summer Charger Camp brochure

Questions? Please contact Mr. Nate Hinz, Illinois Lutheran Activities Director, at 708.672.3262, ext. 114 or

Illinois Lutheran Preschool Prep Open House

Wednesday, May 12th, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Illinois Lutheran Elementary School located at 448 Cass Street in Crete 


Why is a Christian education so important for our children? What makes Illinois Lutheran Schools different from the school right in your neighborhood? We will gladly answer those questions and any others as we introduce you and your preschooler to the safe environment our gentle and supportive Christian-trained teachers provide every single day. Meet our teachers, tour the classrooms and find out what a day in Preschool at ILS is all about!


*If you apply and register AT THE OPEN HOUSE, you will receive a $20 registration discount*

Camp Lor-Ray 2021

Registration for Kids' Camp is here! Sessions include 1st-3rd grade (June 27-29), 4th-6th (July 4-9) and 7th-9th (July 11-16). Registration is found on Family Camp reservations are also available! Reach us at with questions or if you're interested in volunteering. You may also contact David Kenyon at