“Captain of the Bible Quiz Team” is a solo show that follows a first-call pastor to his home congregation in the midst of the 2009 ELCA decision on LGBTQ+ clergy. Addressing familial tensions and what makes and breaks community, the script provokes us to question what structures we value. I wish this play were no
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).
According to their website, the Black Youth Project is committed to producing research about the ideas, attitudes, and experiences of young black people; providing a platform for their voices and perspectives; and mobilizing young people and their allies to make positive change and build the world within which they want to live.
The monthly social justice offering for February will be collected to help those impacted by Flint, Michigan water crisis. The Community Foundation of Greater Flint (CFGF) is asking for nationwide donations to the Flint Child Health and Development Fund. Funds will support “public health, medical and community-based services” to address the impact of the water crisis on
This Sunday, St. Luke’s will be collecting a justice offering that will go to RefugeeOne, the Illinois affiliate of Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services. http://www.refugeeone.org/ As reports emerge of the tragedies Syrian refugees face in their pursuit of safety, many generous people have reached out to RefugeeOne to ask how they can help. W4: Women’s Weekly
The ultimate goal of RefugeeOne’s programs is to help refugee families become self-reliant in as few as 6-9 months.
A record number of refugees and migrants from the Middle East and Africa are fleeing war and poverty and making a terrifying, life-threatening journey to find a safer, better way of life in Europe. . . As a church we are called to respond. Lutheran Disaster Response is committed….
St. Luke’s will also welcome the volunteers at an upcoming worship service.
This month’s social justice offering will be collected this Sunday, March 8 and will go to ARISE Chicago, an organization that builds partnerships between faith communities and workers to fight workplace injustice through education, organizing, and advocating for public policy changes.
Each month, St. Luke’s collects a special Justice Offering, in addition to the regular offering, during the service on the first Sunday of the month. The Justice Offering is donated to a designated organization or cause. On August 2, the Justice Offering will be collected on behalf of Lutheran Volunteer Corps (LVC). St. Luke’s is