During the season of Advent when we prepare for God to be born, we listen to the prophets of the past and present who offer us words of lament and hope. Fred Hampton is one example of these prophetic voices, and his words continue to have an urgent relevance for us today.
This summer, St. Luke’s is inviting you to join in the anti-racism work of the church in a variety of ways. Sarena Griffin, Francisco Herrera, & Claire Schoepp are excited to invite you to think about anti-racism work with children. The three of us and a few others are in the very early stages of
On Palm Sunday, the church celebrates Jesus’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem, and Jesus’s journey toward the cross. We commit ourselves to pave the way for well-being in our neighborhood. We wave our palm branches and usher in mental health justice, paving the way with our faith and our commitment to act…
In Jamaica there’s a saying that goes “We likkle but we Tallewah!” meaning we might be small, but we are mighty. That’s how I felt about the day of service on this past Sunday. Though a small group, we were strong in our presence in the community and did something big! We picked up
“Holding hands, looking in the face of your neighbor and speaking the benediction describe a tradition that could only have emerged from a community deeply committed to and invested in each other.”
The Chicago Coalition for Welcoming Churches is number 50…
Serving Our Neighbors, Transforming Society We are sent out to do God’s work in the world. We are transformed by radical welcome, by the stories of our faith, and by the real presence of God – and that transformation means that not only our lives, but also our communities and our world must look different.
After our campaign to support the work of the Center for Changing Lives wraps up in December, we will start a new campaign focused on social justice issues impacting the LGBTQ community. There are many opportunities to explore. What organizations will we engage and support? What type of advocacy do we want to promote? What type of service work should we do?
Everyone Is Welcome! Reed Fowler #facesofstlukesls Bev Jedynak #facesofstlukesls Sara Spoonheim Amit #facesofstlukesls #facesofstlukesls Drew Stever #facesofstlukesls Justine Bandstra #facesofstlukesls SommerAnn McCullough #facesofstlukesls Jessica Schimpff #facesofstlukesls St. Luke’s Lutheran Church of Logan Square is a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). Founded in 1900, this congregation has been a home to residents
Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost Sunday, October 23rd This testimony was offered in worship by Yali Amit as part of a four-week series: (Re)Formation, Worship at the start of #Reformation500. This Sunday focused on how we are Formed by Failure. The invitation to testimony today asked the question, “When has Lutheranism failed you?” I met Sara on the online dating