As our first midweek worship service coincides with the global observance of World AIDS Day, we will gather this Thursday, December 1st at 7pm to remember those we have lost, and to draw strength from the witness of those whose determination and perseverance continue to change the world for good.
Each year, we invite you to help “deck the halls” at St. Luke’s by ordering some poinsettias. This year, we’re excited to invite you to place your order and make your donation online! You don’t need to sign into Church Community Builder to do so because we’ve made a simple form you can fill out
On Sunday, November 20th, we gathered in worship for Reign of Christ – the last Sunday of the church year – and for Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day to remember lives lost to transphobia and violence…
As we shift into this season of being awake and aware, we also shift into a new season of sharing testimonies within the community. We would like to extend you this invitation: Do you have a story to tell?
We are waking up this morning with new information about our nation, our neighbors, and our future. We cannot make assumptions about how everyone in our community or our country is reacting to this news. Indeed, if last night showed us anything it was how flawed many of our assumptions were.
All Saints Sunday marks the beginning of the end of the church year, which culminates with Reign of Christ. In a month full of election cycles and secular holidays, worship in November reorients us to our primary citizenship in the kingdom of God…
Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost Sunday, October 23rd This testimony was offered in worship by Yali Amit as part of a four-week series: (Re)Formation, Worship at the start of #Reformation500. This Sunday focused on how we are Formed by Failure. The invitation to testimony today asked the question, “When has Lutheranism failed you?” I met Sara on the online dating
Today (November 1) is All Saints Day, a fixed date on the calendar of festivals and commemorations when the church celebrates the deep and unbreakable connections between the living and the dead; the ways we are joined to each other in the waters of baptism into a single, endless life — an eternal life. As
This Sunday, October 16th, in conjunction with the second week of our (Re)Formation series, St. Luke’s is honored to host Rev. Asher O’Callaghan as our guest preacher at both services. Asher was a keynote speaker at the recent Why Christian? 2016 conference here in Chicago. Before becoming a Lutheran pastor, he fancied himself spiritual but not religious. He thought
We were standing in a wide circle, feeling the grass beneath our bare feet. It was one of the first warm days of Spring semester, and cartoon clouds meandered across a perfectly blue sky…