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New Life of Lake Zurich, IL
New Life Evangelical Lutheran Church

New Life Lutheran Church of Lake Zurich, Illinois, is rooted in the Word of God, growing in the Christian Faith, and reaching out to our uprooted world.

We worship every Sunday at 9:30am at 910 S. Old Rand Road, Lake Zurich, Illinois. Worship services are followed by Adult Bible Class and Sunday School at 10:45am (during the school year, September-May). We are a member of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod.

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New Life On Video

We record all our services and other events for those who can't join us at the time they are held. A livestream is available here on our website as well as on our Facebook page at the time of the service or event.

You may see all our services and other videos on New Life's YouTube Channel. Our services are also aired in the Lake Zurich area at 1:00 PM on Wednesdays and 5:00 PM on Saturdays on Comcast Channel 4, and AT&T U-Verse Channel 99 (select "Lake Zurich" as the community channel you want to access).

Please click here an archive of past recordings.

Upcoming Events

  • November 6th -- Preschool Sing with Sunday School Children (9:30am)
  • November 16th - Strategic Planning Seminar: Pt 3 (7:00pm)
  • November 23rd - Thanksgiving Eve Service/ Stone Soup Supper (6:30pm)
  • November 24th - Thanksgiving Day Adopt-a-Sailor
  • December 4th - Advent Festival of 9 Lessons & Carols (9:30am)
  • December 24th - Childrens Christmas Eve Service (6:30pm)
  • December 25th - Christmas Day Service (10:30am)


Thanksgiving Eve Service

We invite our friends and neighbors to join us as we give thanks to God for His grace in worship on Wednesday, November 23rd at 6:30 PM. Following the service, a stone soup supper will be served.

Thanksgiving Day Adopt-a-Sailor

New Life will host 28 recruits from the U.S. Navy Great Lakes Training Center on Thanksgiving Day, November 24th, as part of their Adopt-a-Sailor program. A meal will be served at noon, followed by various games and activities. We invite everyone in the community to join in sharing Thanksgiving with those who are preparing to serve our country in the Navy.

There is no cost to attend, but please RSVP (either through the form on this website, via eMail or call (847) 438-5018 by Monday, November 21st. (If you wish to help with the set-up and serving of the meal, please indicate as such in your RSVP, and plan to be at New Life by 10:00am. A short organizational meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 16th, at 8:15pm after the seminar.


Advent Observance at New Life

In 1934, sixteen years after he had introduced to King's College, Cambridge, the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols for Christmas Eve, the Dean, Eric Milner-White, composed a further service - a Procession with Carols upon Advent Sunday. His desire for more imaginative forms of worship appears in the preface he wrote to that service: In the old English liturgies, the Advent Offices made a preparation for the coming of our Lord to this earth far more vivid and eager than those of our present prayer book. So an Advent carol service, if without precedent, is not without suitability, if it helps to express "the desire of all nations and ages."

The purpose of the service was not to celebrate Christmas, but to expect it.

Please join us for uur Advent Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols on December 4th, 2022 at 9:30am. It will be followed by fellowship and family activities after the service.

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day at New Life

The children of New Life will present a Christmas Eve Candlelight service at 6:30pm on December 24th, 2022. Our Christmas Day service will be held at 10:30am on December 25th, 2022. All are invited to join us at these services to celebrate the birth of our Savior.

Classes & Seminars

New Life offers a variety of Christian Education options for kids, teens and adults throughout the year. Sunday School & Adult/Teen Bible classes convene every Sunday after the worship service and Fellowship time. We have operated Tree of Life Lutheran Preschool for kids 2-4 years old for over 15 years. We also teach the basic truths of Christianity through Confirmation classes for young adults and Adult Instruction for grownups.

Strategic Planning Seminars

New Life has been struggling with creating a five-year plan. The three seminars will get all of the attendees on the right track when it comes to thinking about the future of our congregation in the Lake Zurich community and then putting together a long range plan for our congregation. Everyone is invited to attend, including members of area WELS congregations who are struggling with the same issue.

For our three-part speaker series, New Life will focus this fall on strategic planning for nonprofits. The guest speaker for each session will be Dr. John Bauer. John Bauer is the Founder and Senior Strategist of John Bauer Consulting, LLC. He has more than 40 years of experience in the executive leadership of mission-driven, nonprofit organizations.

The three seminar dates are September 21st, October 19th, and November 17th. Each starts at 7:00pm in the Fellowship Hall.


910 S. Old Rand Rd, Lake Zurich, IL 60047

Phone: (847) 438-5018

Email: nlelc@aol.com


... rooted in the Word of God, growing in the Christian Faith, and reaching out to our uprooted world.

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