LOMC is a 640-acre, year-round retreat and camping center in the heart of the Rock River Valley of Northwestern Illinois. It is a ministry of the ELCA congregations in Illinois and eastern Missouri. LOMC works cooperatively with congregations to provide staff and resources for camping programs in Illinois and the St. Louis area. Youth and adults find LOMC an attractive setting for retreats and conferences.

The purpose of Lutheran Outdoor Ministries Center (LOMC) is to be the Church in outdoor settings, nurturing Christian faith and providing experiences connecting the Word of God with the World of God.

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Tents Giving Fundraiser

August 6-12 LOMC is holding our first ever Tents Giving! With the amount of rain and storms we have had in the past couple weeks, many of our tents are damaged. We are accepting donations to purchase new, durable, and camp-proof tents. Each tent costs between $150-$200 because we are hoping to purchase high quality […]

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