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Sermon: Sunday, December 8, 2013: Second Sunday of Advent

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

Sermon: Sunday, December 1, 2013: First Sunday of Advent

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 Join St. Luke's for Worship on the First Sunday of Advent

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

Holden Evening Prayer during Advent

by Dan Beirne This Advent, St. Luke’s and Urban Acacia are excited to bring to the Logan Square community three Wednesday evenings of Holden Evening Prayer. Holden Village is a small intentional community in the Cascade Mountains of Northern Washington.  Accessible only by boat or a strenuous hike through the mountains, this isolated retreat center

Sermon: "Call Me Blessed"

The following sermon was preached on December 23, 2012 at St. Luke’s by Seminarian Jessica Palys.  This sermon is based on Luke1:39-55.  Jessica is a final year student at Chicago Theological Seminary.    We’ve heard about the darkness of Advent.  The waiting.  The isolation and loneliness of a long winter.  The feeling of being alone