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

Stephen Ministry Training

Imagine how much more ministry could happen if our congregation had a team of well-trained lay caregivers equipped to careprovide one-to-one Christian care to people who need it.
We already care for each other. Let’s continue to grow that part of our community & equip us for more ministry.
On Saturday, May 9th in Chicago, there is a training session at Third Baptist Church of Chicago, 1551 W 95th St, Chicago, IL 60643.

Pastor Erik is looking to see who might be interested. Please contact him with any interest you may have

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Easter Lilies 2015

Easter is about as early as it can be this year and thereby it’s already time to order Easter Lilies.  In your bulletins this weekend, please make note of the … Continue reading

February 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Summary of the February Church Council Meeting

You can find a more detailed account of these discussions, as well as other business we went over, in the record of the official Minutes.

February 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Come to the Waters: An Invitation to Baptism

As Lutherans we rejoice when people of any age, from infancy to old age, are brought to the waters of baptism. We affirm that it is God’s grace, not our will, acting in this sacrament. That in these waters God makes visible what has remained hidden from us and the world around us: that we are created, redeemed and sustained by a loving God who answers our violence and sin with forgiveness, grace and love. As we walk with adults who are preparing to receive the sacrament of baptism, we find our own faith strengthened and renewed.

February 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Confronting Pharaoh: A Training for Faith-Rooted Social Justice Advocacy

In partnership with the Logan Square Ecumenical Alliance, Community Renewal Society is offering a 2-part training for congregational “faith-in-action” teams to learn more about faith-based justice advocacy in order to build power and make lasting change in the lives of our neighbors.

February 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Planning for the Future: Monthly Post-Worship Potlucks

All members and friends of the congregation are encouraged to attend monthly St. Luke’s at a Crossroads conversations following worship. These lunch-time discussions will give us the opportunity to continue … Continue reading

February 2, 2015 · 1 Comment

Leaning In to the Unknown

We will need all of the skills and habits we have practiced over the course of the last year as we now begin the work of imagining what our ministry together will look like in Logan Square if or when we leave this space. As Katie Baxter referenced in her remarks to the congregation, there are gifts to be gained from entering into the unknown. Whatever is ahead of us, we know that God goes with us and before us. In order to help us all attend to the spiritual as well as the practical and logistical aspects of our transition, I’d like to offer the following two opportunities to the whole congregation:

January 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Time & Talent for St. Luke’s

As we enter the final week before the congregational meeting, we still have a number of seats on church council and number of committees that require nominations. Members of St. … Continue reading

January 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

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