None of the quiet, dark hours I had spent nursing, comforting, and listening for my child this past year felt as deafeningly quiet and as starkly dark as the wee hours of the morning on November 9…
Each year, we invite you to help “deck the halls” at St. Luke’s by ordering some poinsettias. This year, we’re excited to invite you to place your order and make your donation online! You don’t need to sign into Church Community Builder to do so because we’ve made a simple form you can fill out
As we shift into this season of being awake and aware, we also shift into a new season of sharing testimonies within the community. We would like to extend you this invitation: Do you have a story to tell?
Just as Mary and Joseph were turned away, this plan would turn away low-income and working class families from Chicago’s North Side. In effect, the plan would use public funds to further segregate Chicago.
For a period of time, my anxiety got the best of me, and I honestly wondered if God had abandoned me in South Africa; that maybe I had fabricated this call to come across the world….
“By the tender mercy of our God, the dawn from on high will break upon us, to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.” Luke 1:78-79 Advent Vespers Wednesdays, Dec. 2,9,16,23 6:30 – 7:15pm Elijah’s Pantry Children’s Christmas
Life in the Wilderness by Chris Michaelis Texts: Isaiah 11:1-10 + Psalm 72:1-7, 18-19 + Romans 15:4-13 + Matthew 3:1-12 One of my favorite poets is Henry David Thoreau. He is one of the United States’ best known authors and he spent both a considerable amount of time out in nature and an equally considerable
During the five Sundays in December, we’ll meet at 9:00 a.m. (before 10:30 worship) to continue our study of the current situation in Israel and Palestine. Topics for this December will include: * December 1 – Building on our relationship with Augusta Victoria Hospital – to which we direct Justice Offerings every year — we’ll
What are we to expect? by Stephanie Berkas Texts: Isaiah 2:1-5 + Psalm 122 + Romans 13:11-14 + Matthew 24:36-44 Some of you know that I spent a year living and volunteering in the country of South Africa through the ELCA’s Young Adults in Global Mission program. I was called to serve along ELCSA –
Richard and Trish Bruxvoort Colligan have weird jobs. They are honest-to-goodness full-time, freelance musicians. Come see them in their natural habitat, touch them and feed them. Along with their tween son Sam, they will be with us for worship on December 1st as they kick off a 10-day tour to Texas. Trish’s thing is women’s