Joint call to Prayer, Fasting, & Advocacy

Yesterday, the presiding bishops of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the Episcopal Church issued a joint invitation to a season of prayer, fasting and advocacy. The Rev. Elizabeth Eaton, presiding bishop of the ELCA and The Most Reverend Michael Curry, presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, extended this call out of concern for

Shaken by the Wind

421 people in diaconal ministries from 28 countries will be in town at the end of June and early July. They’re gathering for the 2017 Assembly of the Diakonia World Federation  will be held in Chicago at Loyola University, Lake Shore Campus, June 28 to July 5, 2017. Diaconal Ministers, Deaconesses, Deacons, Home Missioners, etc. serve

“Captain of the Bible Quiz Team”: Director’s Note.

“Captain of the Bible Quiz Team” is a solo show that follows a first-call pastor to his home congregation in the midst of the 2009 ELCA decision on LGBTQ+ clergy. Addressing familial tensions and what makes and breaks community, the script provokes us to question what structures we value. I wish this play were no

LSNA’s 55th Annual Congress

LSNA’S 55TH ANNUAL CONGRESS Tuesday, May 16, 2017   Part of the On the Table Series organized by the Chicago Community Trust   McAuliffe Elementary School 1841 N Springfield Ave   5:30 Registration 6:00 Program   What is the opposite of gentrification? How can diverse working-class communities organize to determine the kind of development that

#OccupyPalmSunday 2017

This year’s action will begin with a joint worship service at Humboldt Park United Methodist Church (2120 N. Mozart St.) beginning at 10:30am and ending by noon. Following a light lunch for those marching, there will be a street parade — a procession with palm branches and signs — ending on the east side of Palmer Square.