At the same time, we trust that the mystery of Christmas is even more powerful than our human limitations, and that God is with us when we care for our neighbors–even when that means sacrificing our own desires and preferences.
You may laugh, and that’s alright, but I want you to know that I love Advent at St. Luke’s. Certainly, you who come to St. Luke’s for events like Las Posadas or Christmas Caroling or Advent Vespers have the best of it. You are getting ready for the arrival of the Christ Child. You’re preparing
Each year, we invite you to help “deck the halls” at St. Luke’s by ordering some poinsettias. Have you ever wondered why this is a tradition? As the legend goes…well, maybe it’s just as well to listen to the story: This year, we’re excited to invite you to place your order and make your donation
December 24 4PM People of all ages are welcome to this joint Christmas Eve service with our ecumenical neighbors. The children of our congregations have special focus and participation, as together we retell the Christmas story and celebrate Christ’s coming among us. 9PM On a long winter evening we gather to proclaim the coming of
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
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.
Contribute to the Christmas celebration by ordering poinsettias to decorate our sanctuary! Poinsettias are $11 each plant. Those interested in purchasing flowers can place a completed form and payment in the offering plate or mail them to the church office. Flower orders must be returned to the office no later then Friday, December 18th at
“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
ASK GREG December 24, 2013 There are no more questions in the in-box. The pastor and I will soon discuss whether this space on the parish blog-spot has run its course. In the meantime, in lieu of a response to a question I offer the following steam-of-consciousness seasonal thoughts: TWO FEASTS Christmas Eve with Luke,
St. Luke’s will have a full schedule of Christmas celebration on December 24 and 25, 2013, including worship on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, and Community Dinner at 5:00 p.m. on Christmas. Below are details of Christmas services at St. Luke’s, and the Christmas Day dinner/party, including links to some great recordings of favorite Christmas