As a way to kick-off events related to talking about aging and end of life, let’s read and discuss the bestselling book: Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande. Atul Gawande is a well-known surgeon and writer. What do people have to say about this book? “Riveting, honest, and humane, Being
Bipolar Faith: A Black Woman’s Journey with Depression and Faith To further our church’s commitment to mental health justice, St. Luke’s small group Women’s Weekly Wine and Word (W4) invites the congregation to participate in a book study of Bipolar Faith: A Black Woman’s Journey with Depression and Faith by Rev. Dr. Monica A. Coleman.
The group discussing We Make the Road by Walking will be meeting every other Tuesday at 7:30pm. (We’ll be skipping the Tuesday of Thanksgiving week, and starting up again the first week in December). Next four meetings are as follows… Tuesday Nov. 11th at Dan Beirne’s place, 7:30. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for address Discussion: chapters 1-9 Tuesday
As we return to the familiar rhythms of fall, a time many of us associate with classrooms and school, I’d like to invite you to consider finding a book to read with other members of St. Luke’s. Below you’ll find some of my recommendations, based on topics I’ve heard bubbling up around the congregation and themes I’ve spotted in our life together. In years past I’ve often picked the book and then waited to see who was interested. This time around I’m encouraging you to sign up for books you’d like to read, and once we get four or five people who’ve indicated an interest, we’ll pull you together and help you decide when you’d like to read the book, how often you’d like to meet, where you’d prefer to gather, and how the conversation will be facilitated.
From Amazon.com’s listing: “Seven years ago, Christian Wiman, a well-known poet and the editor of Poetry magazine, wrote a now-famous essay about having faith in the face of death. My Bright Abyss, composed in the difficult years since and completed in the wake of a bone marrow transplant, is a moving meditation on what a
Join members and friends of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church of Logan Square on Saturday, February 1st at 10am as we gather once again at Letizia’s Fiore — this time to discuss Anne Lamott‘s most recent book: “Stitches: A Handbook on Meaning, Hope and Repair” Sandra Dallas of the Denver Post writes, “If Anne Lamott were sarcastic (and we know
Members and friends of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church of Logan Square will be gathering at Letitzia’s Fiore (2456 N. California Ave.) this Saturday at 10am to share coffee and conversation about Rev. Nadia Bolz-Weber’s new book, “Pastrix: The Cranky, Beautiful Faith of a Sinner & Saint” (Jericho Books, 2013). Publisher’s Weekly writes, “Bolz-Weber has such