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Ascension Sunday: What Will We Lift Up?

by Joe Scarry As a reminder — our permit to assemble for worship in Palmer Square was pulled earlier this week because of the NATO summit.  Therefore, we’re gathering on the green space at Kimball Avenue Church’s property at Kimball and Medill at 10:30am on Sunday, May 20th. This year on Palm Sunday, St. Luke’s

Getting to Know… Elijah's Pantry

by Joe Scarry For decades, St. Luke’s has provided food assistance to families in Logan Square and Avondale through Elijah’s Pantry, a collaborative ministry supported by a group of congregations across the Chicago area. The congregations supporting Elijah’s Pantry have included: St. Luke’s Park Ridge Trinity Lutheran Church (Evanston) St. Philip Lutheran Church (Glenview) St

"The Interrupters": From Art to Action

From Art to Action: The St. Luke’s Social Justice Film Series Continues …. by Joe Scarry We had a wonderful screening and discussion of “The Interrupters” at St. Luke’s on Sunday, March 25. About 30 people participated! We were joined by Eddie Bocanegra, one of the Ceasefire “interrupters” featured in the film.  Eddie now works

CROSSwalk – Monday, April 2

CROSSwalk is a four-mile, Holy Week procession across the heart of the Chicago to remember murdered youth and connect participants with opportunities to protect children and mitigate violence.  CROSSwalk began as a conversation about honest, relevant liturgy that ties the pain and loss of Christian Holy Week with the reality of everyday life in Chicago.