The Messenger

News, stories, images and reflections from St. Luke's Lutheran Church of Logan Square

Why You Should Care About What is Occurring to Women and Children in Artesia, NM

I do not think that anyone really knows how to reply to a five-year old boy who lifts up his shirt, shows you a scar, and says, “this is where he put the knife in my stomach.” Under the circumstances, I certainly was not able to guarantee this young boy that he would be safe from such a traumatic event happening again. He and his mother are being detained while the United States government vigorously and unapologetically pursues sending them back to Honduras.

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Season of Creation: Blessing of the Animals for 10/5/14 by Cynthia Stengel

Perhaps we can learn from the animals who are near, so that we can also care for those far from us—just as we do with our human relationships. Each has its own place in the ecology of earth.

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The Church According to Us

Urban Acacia has recently started releasing a monthly news letter from its website (click here to read past newsletters), and the following is one of its first.  This is a … Continue reading

October 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

St. Luke’s at a Crossroads: The Conversation Continues

Anyone who is committed to being part of the process of envisioning a future for St. Luke’s (whether you were able to make the first meeting or not!) is encouraged to sign-up for a small group gathering in the next couple of weeks.

September 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Working Group on the Middle East

Take some time to view the Working Group on the Middle East’s recommendations for this week: http://wgmechicago.blogspot.com/2014/09/recommended-congregational-actions-september-27-28.html

September 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Note from Theater Y about the “Digital Junk Party” Fundraiser

Theatre Y is a daring, intelligent, avant garde company that has been making a name for itself here in Chicago since 2010. Our mission is to create poetic and visceral … Continue reading

September 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Theater Y Presents Samuel Beckett’s “Happy Days” in St. Luke’s Historic Loft Sanctuary

Theatre Y Presents Samuel Beckett’s HAPPY DAYS Directed by András Visky Featuring Artistic Director Melissa Lorraine An International Collaboration Staged on Multimedia Art Installation October 14th – November 23rd at St. … Continue reading

September 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Reflections on River Sunday, September 28, 2014

Learning this prompted my sister and I to drop bottles with messages into the creek. Our little imaginations raced, imagining our bottles flowing for miles, as the creek joined with others like it, growing bigger and faster, and finally dumping out into the Missouri, and from there into the Mississippi, the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean, the Atlantic Ocean, and to the ends of the earth!

September 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

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