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
Speak Peace, Live Peace The Council of Religious Leaders of Metropolitan Chicago is inviting everyone to join the annual interfaith gathering “In Witness of Peace” on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 from 12pm – 1pm at Daley Plaza (50 W. Washington St.) in downtown Chicago. With all of the violence and tragedy in our world, this
What are we to expect? by Stephanie Berkas Texts: Isaiah 2:1-5 + Psalm 122 + Romans 13:11-14 + Matthew 24:36-44 Some of you know that I spent a year living and volunteering in the country of South Africa through the ELCA’s Young Adults in Global Mission program. I was called to serve along ELCSA –
by Joe Scarry As a reminder — our permit to assemble for worship in Palmer Square was pulled earlier this week because of the NATO summit. Therefore, we’re gathering on the green space at Kimball Avenue Church’s property at Kimball and Medill at 10:30am on Sunday, May 20th. This year on Palm Sunday, St. Luke’s
by Joe Scarry NATO is coming to Chicago. How will we, as a faith community, engage with this historic event? Is St. Luke’s Logan Square a place where we can work together to understand NATO, militarism, and how conflicts can be resolved without violence? The NATO summit happens to fall on May 20 — Ascension
Reflections on Participating in the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Faith in Action Assembly by Betsy Bowen I’ll start this reflection by admitting that it had been a couple of years since I had really celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day. I had come to look forward to the third Monday in January as a
This Sunday, September 11, 2011 marks the 10th anniversary of the attacks on the United States that claimed the lives of nearly 3,000 people and changed the course of our nation in ways that we do not fully understand. People’s memories of that day are different, as are our reactions to the events that followed.