Through anecdotes, poetry, scripture, and plenty of humor, Nadia Bolz-Weber calls us (in the spirit of Martin Luther) to reject these outdated and toxic themes. Instead, she offers a gospel that frees us from that harm and celebrates the inherent goodness we and our bodies possess.
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.
To kick-off our LGBTQ Justice campaign, we are hoping to hold two book studies in March. We hope you’ll indicate your interest by signing up.
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
Two Questions from our Resident Interlocutor I received three questions (all of them very good) since the first installment of “ASK GREG” and I will get to them starting next week. This week, however, I will reverse the normal flow and I will ask two questions. (Every now and then “GREG ASKS” will be the theme.)
Small groups with people from both St. Luke’s (Logan Square) and Luther Memorial (Lincoln Square) will be meeting to read and discuss Brian McLaren’s newest book, Naked Spirituality: A Life with God in 12 Simple Words, beginning the week of February 5th. This book examines the impulse, and the difficult-to-express feelings, beneath the oft-claimed “spiritual,
For those who missed out on the “God’s Politics” inter-parish book study, there will be another opportunity to gather with folks from both St. Luke’s and Luther Memorial as we begin another inter-parish Advent book study and devotion, “Making All Things New,” Wednesdays in Advent (11/30 – 12/21) from 6:30pm-8pm. Books are $7 each, and