“My heart is steadfast./ I will sing and make melody./ Awake my soul!” the psalmist exclaims in Psalm 57. As the pandemic ensues and our steadfastness becomes challenged, the St. Luke’s Council recognizes that many of us really miss singing and making music together in church. This August, Council extends its thanksgiving to the musicians
I was scrolling through Facebook while heading home during the short train ride after church one Sunday last September. There were several posts of photos and comments regarding the gathering hymn for that morning. These posts were being liked and commented on pretty extensively and I thought, “Wow! That’s a first.” Later emails started arriving
What songs/hymns do you remember singing when you were a child? The B-I-B-L-E? Deep and Wide? The Noah’s Ark Song? This Little Light of Mine? Jesus Loves Me? What was your favorite Sunday School song? These and other songs are the ones that many of us recall decades later – for example, my favorite song
Music is one way that I pray. I feel God’s presence very strongly through music.
Singing is something we all do – some may be good at it while others may think they’re not – but all of us can sing.
And when we come together the first thing we do is: SING!
However long it takes to make something a tradition and however much work it takes to make something a living and ever shifting tradition so it breathes life, joy, and hope into people weary of short days and long nights, chill in the air, and wearing snow boots…well that’s how long St. Luke’s has been
The Lutheran Choir of Chicago presents “Sing to God” on Saturday May 30th at 7pm here at St. Luke’s. The concert will include works by Haydn, Diemer, Argento, & Hogan. Artistic Director & Conductor: Wilbert O. Watkins Tickets cost $10 in advance and $15 at the door Or are Free if you contact Claire in
Journey “Beyond the Clouds” with Chicago’s newest professional vocal ensemble as we sing about birth, freedom, childhood, love, home, loss, and the setting of the sun. Beyond the Clouds Friday, September 26 – 7:30PM St Luke’s Lutheran Church of Logan Square 2649 N. Francisco Ave Admission:$15 The playful, leaping freedom of Madrigal (The Juggler of
International Voices for Humanity & the Planet: Unite! Inspire! Resist! An Evening of Arts to Oppose NATO
On May 18 at 7:00 pm, World Can’t Wait will be sponsoring an evening of arts and music here at St. Luke’s. The evening is entitled, “International Voices for Humanity & the Planet: Unite! Inspire! Resist! An Evening of Arts to Oppose NATO.” Singer/songwriter David Rovics headlines an evening of story, poetry, inspiration, resistance to