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Prayer Service of Remembrance for Nelson Mandela

Through his life of activism, perseverance in peacemaking, and gracious leadership, Nelson Mandela shaped the world and our own lives in powerful and incomparable ways.  Come join us at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church of Logan Square this Sunday, December 8 at 7pm for a Prayer Service of Remembrance for Nelson Mandela – a time of reflection,

Sermon: Sunday, December 1, 2013: First Sunday of Advent

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 –

Drawing the Circle Wide (as in, South Africa wide!) at St. Luke's

by Joe Scarry As I sit down to write, my eye keeps turning to the banner headline in today’s New York Times: “JUSTICES EXTEND BENEFITS TO GAY COUPLES; ALLOW SAME-SEX MARRIAGES IN CALIFORNIA.”  It’s been an eventful several weeks! On the first weekend in June, several of us from St. Luke’s attended the annual synod