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Reuniting St. Luke’s Update | July 2020

Thank you for your responses to the Reuniting St. Luke’s Survey. The Task Force greatly appreciated being able to add your perspectives, hopes, and concerns into our recommendations. About two-thirds of respondents felt uncomfortable or less comfortable attending indoor, in-person worship during Illinois Phase 4. Most respondents were more comfortable with an outdoor worship option, but many of the written comments urged caution and appeared uncomfortable resuming in-person worship at this time…

Location Transition Update | July 2020

We’ve been talking all summer about our Location Transition from our storefront space on Armitage Ave. to Grace United Methodist Church’s building at Wrightwood and Kimball. Council remains excited about the possibilities for collaborative, engaging ministry in partnership with Grace. Over the last few weeks, a working group led by Peter Wilhelm and Sara Spoonheim Amit met to discern what financial arrangement with Grace would make the most sense for St. Luke’s at this time…

An Earth Day Reflection from Cynthia Stengel

Over my lifetime, I’ve seen many changes in our use of the land and water we’ve inherited: gone are the cattle and farmyard animals on little family farms, gone the milkman who pumped milk out of the holding tank and took it to the dairy every other day. Gone the bone-chilling winter days and snowbanks higher than my head…