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Leaning In to the Unknown

We will need all of the skills and habits we have practiced over the course of the last year as we now begin the work of imagining what our ministry together will look like in Logan Square if or when we leave this space. As Katie Baxter referenced in her remarks to the congregation, there are gifts to be gained from entering into the unknown. Whatever is ahead of us, we know that God goes with us and before us. In order to help us all attend to the spiritual as well as the practical and logistical aspects of our transition, I’d like to offer the following two opportunities to the whole congregation:

Council Meeting on Dec 11, 2014

On Wednesday, Dec. 10 the council and members of the congregation met with Bryan Esenberg, Assistant Commissioner, Department of Planning and Development for the City of Chicago. With a potential future sale of St. Luke’s building in mind, Bryan delivered a presentation that helped us understand possible redevelopment and preservation strategies and possibilities for supporting

The Church According to Us

Urban Acacia has recently started releasing a monthly news letter from its website (click here to read past newsletters), and the following is one of its first.  This is a great way to get to know the mission behind Urban Acacia, and what has been behind their first year of ministry here in Logan Square

Theater Y Presents Samuel Beckett's "Happy Days" in St. Luke's Historic Loft Sanctuary

Theatre Y Presents Samuel Beckett’s HAPPY DAYS Directed by András Visky Featuring Artistic Director Melissa Lorraine An International Collaboration Staged on Multimedia Art Installation October 14th – November 23rd at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church  Beckett’s rarely performed masterpiece produced  with a brilliant staging concept.  HAPPY DAYS follows Winnie, a woman submerged in a heap of garbage