CROSSwalk is a four-mile, Holy Week procession across the heart of the Chicago to remember murdered youth and connect participants with opportunities to protect children and mitigate violence. CROSSwalk began as a conversation about honest, relevant liturgy that ties the pain and loss of Christian Holy Week with the reality of everyday life in Chicago.
Join St. Luke’s Artist in Residence, BackStage Theatre Company, as they present their latest project for The Listening Series . This series celebrates the spoken word in a collection of plays and shorts produced “for the ear.” On Monday, March 26, Backstage will present The Wreck On The Five-Twenty-Five, by Thornton Wilder in the Chopin Theatre
Logan Square Neighborhood Association is turning 50, and the “I Love Logan Square” party is one way you can get in on the celebration. The event will be on Saturday, April 21 from 7:30 pm – 12:00 am, with a live auction starting at 9:00pm. This year the party will be held at the Logan
All are invited to celebrate the Rite of Reception for Rev. Jen Rude on Sunday, March 18. The service will begin at 3:00 pm at Grace Lutheran Church, located at 1430 South Blvd in Evanston, IL. Bishop Wayne Miller will preside over the service, with Rev. Daniel Ruen preaching.
[UPDATE December, 2013: The tradition begun on Palm Sunday 2012 — described below — was continued with our “Remedy for Violence” gathering on Palm Sunday, 2013. To get involved with planning for Palm Sunday 2014 with St. Luke’s and other members of the Logan Square Ecumenical Alliance (LSEA), email Joe Scarry firstname.lastname@example.org !] On Palm
by Melissa Wimer RISE International, an organization founded on faith and love, grown through determination and dedication, celebrated their tenth anniversary last year. During their ten years of service in Angola, RISE has built 140 schools in rural areas. The story of RISE has merged with my own story, as I have been fortunate to
by Joe Scarry With a wonderful turn-out for a first-time event — 30 people! — St. Luke’s Logan Square held a rollicking Shrove Tuesday (Mardi Gras) event Tuesday, February 21, 2012, to mark the beginning of Lent. Here are some of the highlights. * A delicious (and healthy!) spread – fruit, sausages, pancakes …. Special
Lent is a season of intentional reflection and introspection as we journey in our faith towards the cross. This can be a time of restoration and healing, helping us to look deeper into our hearts and explore our relationships with Christ and one another. This Lenten season, St. Luke’s is offering a variety of worship
by Kate Fritz I’m not your typical shopper. My mom always compare my method to a surgical strike—I pick a place, go in, browse quickly, find what I am looking for, and leave. I do not dally. I don’t really shop, per say. I usually go into a store knowing certain parameters for what I
by Joe Scarry “The Interrupters” is a documentary by “Hoop Dreams” creator Steve James about how people working with Ceasefire in Chicago — as well as others in programs around the country — try to “interrupt” the cycle of violence in our neighborhoods. This film is becoming both a critical success and a force for