Faith in Action! Join with other members of the St. Luke’s community and the dozens of other Chicago-area churches with whom we participate in the Community Renewal Society as we go to Springfield on April 24 to meet with state legislators. We’ll be advocating for increased opportunities in the fields of education, housing, jobs …
by Joe Scarry For decades, St. Luke’s has provided food assistance to families in Logan Square and Avondale through Elijah’s Pantry, a collaborative ministry supported by a group of congregations across the Chicago area. The congregations supporting Elijah’s Pantry have included: St. Luke’s Park Ridge Trinity Lutheran Church (Evanston) St. Philip Lutheran Church (Glenview) St
From Art to Action: The St. Luke’s Social Justice Film Series Continues …. by Joe Scarry We had a wonderful screening and discussion of “The Interrupters” at St. Luke’s on Sunday, March 25. About 30 people participated! We were joined by Eddie Bocanegra, one of the Ceasefire “interrupters” featured in the film. Eddie now works
Hosanna! We are Marching in the Light of God on Palm Sunday in Logan Square! by Joe Scarry Members of congregations from across Logan Square and Humboldt Park will be processing from their respective houses of worship to the Logan Square monument at the end of services on April 1 to Occupy Palm Sunday! We
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