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…
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?
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
While already creative, CCL feels talking about money in our community and institutions is a radical practice that yields both individual and communal benefits as a common language about money is developed.
The Social Justice Committee and Church Council have been in dialogue this summer about moving forward with a new structure for how the St Luke’s community can live out our collective call to “act with justice and righteousness” (Jeremiah 22:3).
The 1,000 Mile March will recreate a portion of King’s historic 1966 march into Marquette Park and celebrate the tremendous efforts of community members, organizations and institutions to create a more just city, while recognizing that we still have many more miles to go.
The Pride Parade is almost here and we get to celebrate that ALL are welcome in this place.