Since the fourth century, Lent has been a time when individuals preparing for baptism are instructed in the Christian faith. For those already baptized Lent offers opportunity to deepen our own spiritual practices and renew our own faith journeys.
To kick-off our LGBTQ Justice campaign, we are hoping to hold two book studies in March. We hope you’ll indicate your interest by signing up.
“God’s word and sacramental gifts, accompanied by the prayers and presence of sisters and brothers in Christ, are also the means of grace for people in circumstances outside the primary worshipping assembly: in times of crisis, when confronting matters of sickness and health, in the time of dying and after death, and on many other
How did you become a Christian? Who passed on to you what they in turn had received from others? Who have been your teachers in the faith? Whose words, actions, witness or example have you followed as you practiced your faith?
What does it mean to “be a man?” How do traditional understandings of masculinity and femininity affect relationships, culture, and society at large? Was Jesus a “manly man?”
I couldn’t pray because deep down I just didn’t believe it was going anywhere, or that I would ever know if it was doing any good. I was totally done, and I was hurt, and I broke up with Jesus (loudly, in the chapel, flailing my fists)…
If you remember…. Typewriters…mimeographs…pay phones…VCR’s…instamatic cameras…45 records…then WE WANT YOU! Several of us at St. Luke’s do remember these things (and first run episodes of “The Mary Tyler Moore” show or the original first “Star Wars” movie!). If you are one who has experienced the above, then please come and join us… When: a
Five centuries ago monk and academic Martin Luther stood up to say the Church can do better. Today that’s still the case.
This Sunday, January 29th at 9:00 a.m., St. Luke’s holds our Annual Congregational Meeting. Following the Annual Congregational Meeting, there will be only ONE Joint Worship Service at 10:30 a.m. We look forward to seeing you there!
The Logan Square Ecumenical Alliance (LSEA), of which St. Luke’s is a founding member, has been selected by the faculty of the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago (LSTC) to receive their annual “Community of the Cross” award.