Conversations about race have been going on in our country since the beginning. What constructive roles can our church play in these conversations, and these conversations in our church? Let’s Talk (http://mcsletstalk.org/) asks these questions and more.
Ahead of the congregational meeting, the Nomination Committee is in the midst of filling the nomination slate for church council, finance committee, audit committee, and nomination committee vacancies.
Each week, there are recommendations from the ELCA’s Metropolitan Chicago Synod’s Working Group on the Middle East. You can find them on their blog.
In late February of 2014, we welcomed a review team from the ELCA to St. Luke’s. Our church community has been blessed with financial support from the ELCA synod for the past three years. Hand-in-hand with this financial support has been thoughtful evaluation and recommendations from the ELCA review team. As we at St. Luke’s
by Joe Scarry Several weeks ago, at the 2013 Assembly of the Metro Chicago Synod of the ELCA, representatives of approximately 190 Chicago-area congregations heard Bishop Wayne Miller put forth a vision for evangelism that goes beyond traditional ideas of Church growth: “Our response to the challenges of our time is going to require the
Fall Stewardship Conference Saturday, November 5, 2011 9am – 3:30pm (Registration opens at 8am) Good Shepherd Lutheran Church 1310 Shepherd Drive Naperville, IL 60565 Sponsored by: The Metropolitan Chicago Synod Stewardship Strategy Team Dear brothers and sisters in Christ: Throughout the New Testament, people encounter Jesus and are healed. The Church has always sought to
The Metropolitan Chicago Synod Justice Team, Lutheran Social Services of Illinois and Lutheran Advocacy – Illinois invite you to a special synod-wide event. Jesus and Justice: We Are Called to Act. Saturday, October 22, 2011. Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago (1100 E. 55th Street, Chicago, IL 60615), 10am – 3pm. $15 registration fee