Just as Mary and Joseph were turned away, this plan would turn away low-income and working class families from Chicago’s North Side. In effect, the plan would use public funds to further segregate Chicago.
For a period of time, my anxiety got the best of me, and I honestly wondered if God had abandoned me in South Africa; that maybe I had fabricated this call to come across the world….
“By the tender mercy of our God, the dawn from on high will break upon us, to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.” Luke 1:78-79 Advent Vespers Wednesdays, Dec. 2,9,16,23 6:30 – 7:15pm Elijah’s Pantry Children’s Christmas
Life in the Wilderness by Chris Michaelis Texts: Isaiah 11:1-10 + Psalm 72:1-7, 18-19 + Romans 15:4-13 + Matthew 3:1-12 One of my favorite poets is Henry David Thoreau. He is one of the United States’ best known authors and he spent both a considerable amount of time out in nature and an equally considerable
During the five Sundays in December, we’ll meet at 9:00 a.m. (before 10:30 worship) to continue our study of the current situation in Israel and Palestine. Topics for this December will include: * December 1 – Building on our relationship with Augusta Victoria Hospital – to which we direct Justice Offerings every year — we’ll
What are we to expect? by Stephanie Berkas Texts: Isaiah 2:1-5 + Psalm 122 + Romans 13:11-14 + Matthew 24:36-44 Some of you know that I spent a year living and volunteering in the country of South Africa through the ELCA’s Young Adults in Global Mission program. I was called to serve along ELCSA –
Richard and Trish Bruxvoort Colligan have weird jobs. They are honest-to-goodness full-time, freelance musicians. Come see them in their natural habitat, touch them and feed them. Along with their tween son Sam, they will be with us for worship on December 1st as they kick off a 10-day tour to Texas. Trish’s thing is women’s
by Dan Beirne This Advent, St. Luke’s and Urban Acacia are excited to bring to the Logan Square community three Wednesday evenings of Holden Evening Prayer. Holden Village is a small intentional community in the Cascade Mountains of Northern Washington. Accessible only by boat or a strenuous hike through the mountains, this isolated retreat center
by Greg Singleton ASK GREG! November 11, 2013 A number of people have sent me good questions that predate the one for this week, but when I opened my e-mail reader this morning I found a compelling question that is time-sensitive, so I’ve moved it to the top of the list. I will get to
The following sermon was preached on December 23, 2012 at St. Luke’s by Seminarian Jessica Palys. This sermon is based on Luke1:39-55. Jessica is a final year student at Chicago Theological Seminary. We’ve heard about the darkness of Advent. The waiting. The isolation and loneliness of a long winter. The feeling of being alone