As the Diaconal Intern at St. Luke’s for the 2016-2017 school year, I inhabited a role that was largely created on-the-fly. At the start of my internship, many members of the community would come up to me and ask, “So, what exactly does a Diaconal Intern do?” And I would answer them honestly by saying,
The Social Justice Committee and Church Council have been in dialogue this summer about moving forward with a new structure for how the St Luke’s community can live out our collective call to “act with justice and righteousness” (Jeremiah 22:3).
Sharing personal experiences and exploring our faith through these conversations has allowed me to grow and deepen my spiritual relationship and commitment to the church community.
The Pride Parade is almost here and we get to celebrate that ALL are welcome in this place.
Hi everyone, On Monday, I attended the Lathrop Leadership Team meeting, where the TIF process was on the agenda. However, before I get to the TIF, the Lathrop Local Advisory Council (LAC) has planned a protest at the CHA Board Meeting on June 21. They will be protesting the elimination of 525 units of public
The summer offers an opportunity for us to come together socialize in a variety of fun settings. Hosts will provide a main dish and ask others to bring additional food. If you would like to be a guest, please sign up for the days you are available. (You can sign up for multiple days you’re available
The summer offers an opportunity for us to come together socialize in a variety of fun settings. Would you be willing to host a small St. Luke’s BBQ or Picnic some time between mid June and mid July? You pick the time, the place, and the event and the office will match you with 4-6
This event has long been St. Luke’s “Kick Off to Summer.” So come join in the fun & walk for peace.
Despite overwhelming community opposition to luxury developments at Lathrop Homes, the Milwaukee Twin Towers near the California Blue Line and increased public pressure for actual affordable housing in the First Ward and Chicago, Joe Moreno has consistently ignored the community’s demands. San Lucas UCC recently joined the efforts of SOMOS to make housing genuinely affordable and accessible in our community. We at San Lucas do not believe God sanctions gentrification because we walk with congregation members and neighbors experiencing displacement and its devastation on our families.
And this wasn’t an ordinary “Doubting Thomas” sermon. Nor was it a “Believing Thomas” sermon. This sermon was about the body of Christ…and was moving.