. This event is open to anyone who wants to join with people of faith in the Logan Square area to advance social justice. A number of people in the St. Luke’s community are already confirmed to attend.
I do not think that anyone really knows how to reply to a five-year old boy who lifts up his shirt, shows you a scar, and says, “this is where he put the knife in my stomach.” Under the circumstances, I certainly was not able to guarantee this young boy that he would be safe from such a traumatic event happening again. He and his mother are being detained while the United States government vigorously and unapologetically pursues sending them back to Honduras.
The Working Group on the Middle East of the Metropolitan Chicago Synod of the ELCA would like to invite us to consider how we too can work for peace in this world. Please view their blog to learn more: http://wgmechicago.blogspot.com/2014/09/ecommended-congregational-actions-september-20-21.html
A world without hunger is possible, though each of us has a role to play in making this vision a reality. On Sunday, June 8, immediately following worship, St. Luke’s Social Justice Committee will host an Offering of Letters. A program of the Christian anti-poverty group Bread for the World, the Offering of Letters provides
by Rev. Erik Christensen Last night, following an amazing Community Dinner at which I literally heard Christa Creps say, “before we welcome Young Killer onto the stage to rap for us, I want to remind everyone that there’s a rummage sale coming up next weekend,” a small group of four — members of St. Luke’s
APPEAL TO THE PRESIDENT AND CONGRESS TO CHOOSE THE PATH OF DIPLOMACY, NOT A BROADER WAR IN SYRIA Last Saturday President Obama laid before the nation an important question: whether the U.S. should launch a military strike against Syria due to that government’s alleged use of chemical weapons against its own people. The use of
By Rachel Bickel. For the past 4 months of so, I’ve represented St. Luke’s on the Logan Square Neighborhood Association’s (LSNA) Member’s Action Committee (MAC). What does that mean exactly? St. Luke’s is a member organization of LSNA. LSNA has a committee made up of representatives from their member organizations that meets quarterly to talk
The Center for Faith and Community Health Transformation invites you and your community – including children– to join us at A Feastival Celebration: Nourishing Healthy Communities with Food and Faith at the Brookfield Zoo Discovery Center 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, Monday, October 10th, 2011 (school holiday for most Chicagoland schools). As people of faith,